Tag: Georgia

The beautiful Shkhara glacier hike in Svaneti Georgia

The beautiful Shkhara glacier hike in Svaneti Georgia

The Shkhara glacier is located in the mountains of eastern Georgia. The region of Svaneti is home to the largest glaciers in the Caucasus mountain range and the Shkhara glacier is just one of them.  The Shkhara glacier is on the slopes of mount Shkhara. 

Mestia to Ushguli: the ultimate day trip guide

Mestia to Ushguli: the ultimate day trip guide

This post is about how to organize a day trip from Mestia to Ushguli. Getting from Mestia to Ushguli has never been so easy. As a result Ushguli is now one of the most popular day trips from Mestia. Ushguli claims to be one of 

The Best Things to do in Mestia, Georgia

The Best Things to do in Mestia, Georgia

This post is about the best things to do in Mestia Georgia. Mestia is one of the largest towns in the upper Svaneti region. It’s a hikers paradise, but there are also enough things to do in Mestia if you didn’t bring your walking shoes.     

How to do the Chalaadi Glacier Hike in Svaneti, Georgia

How to do the Chalaadi Glacier Hike in Svaneti, Georgia

This post is about the Chalaadi glacier hike in Georgia. The Chalaadi glacier is located in the Svaneti mountains of eastern Georgia. The region of Svaneti is home to the largest glaciers in the Caucasus mountain range and the Chalaadi glacier is just one of 

The best things to do in Zugdidi, Georgia

The best things to do in Zugdidi, Georgia

This post is about the best things to do in Zugdidi Georgia. Zugdidi is a city located in the lush and green Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region of Georgia. It is situated in the western part of the country, near the border with Abkhazia. This old city 

Kukushka train: the beautiful Borjomi to Bakuriani railway

Kukushka train: the beautiful Borjomi to Bakuriani railway

The Kukushka train in Georgia is among the most scenic train journeys in the Caucasus region. The 37 kilometer narrow gauge railway runs through the forested Caucasus foothills offering sweeping panoramic views as it winds it way up the mountain. The Kukushka train runs from 

Vardzia cave town and monastery: the ultimate travel guide

Vardzia cave town and monastery: the ultimate travel guide

Vardzia cave town is an ancient cave settlement in the slopes of the Erusheti mountains in Georgia. It is both a historical monument and an active place of worship. Monks still live in the Vardzia cave monastery that was once part of a much larger 

The best things to do in Borjomi, Georgia

The best things to do in Borjomi, Georgia

This post is about the best things to do in Borjomi Georgia. A small town in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region in central Georgia. I knew about Borjomi only because of the fizzy mineral water famous throughout the ex Soviet world. Borjomi was a popular holiday destination 

Juta Georgia and the Chaukhi mountains: the ultimate travel guide

Juta Georgia and the Chaukhi mountains: the ultimate travel guide

Most likely you have never heard of Juta in Georgia. This small mountain village is high up in the Caucasus mountains in a rather remote region of the Kazbegi National Park and close to the border with Russia.  The story of Juta Georgia For years, 

Georgian Military highway: a beautiful road trip

Georgian Military highway: a beautiful road trip

The Georgian Military highway is one of the most scenic high altitude road trips in Europe. Crossing the majestic Caucasus mountain range it offers superb views on the snow capped mountain peaks from the comfort of your car. Furthermore there are lots of interesting places 

Tbilisi to Gori: the ultimate day trip guide

Tbilisi to Gori: the ultimate day trip guide

This post is a day trip guide on how to get from Tbilisi to Gori and all the things to do in Gori. Gori is a small town in central Georgia in the Shida Kartli region. Getting from Tbilisi to Gori only takes 1 hour 

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki: Georgia to Azerbaijan

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki: Georgia to Azerbaijan

This post is about the best way to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki and how to cross the border in between Georgia and Azerbaijan. Update 2023: Tourists are still not permitted to enter Azerbaijan by land. The land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan closed during