Tag: Georgia

Kukushka train: the Borjomi to Bakuriani railway

Kukushka train: the 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 

Top things to do in Borjomi Georgia

Top 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 

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki

I knew this was going to be a long day with a mixture of several taxis and buses to make it from Sighnaghi in Georgia to Sheki in Azerbaijan. I wanted to start early, but Georgia is not the country where they wake up when 

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

This post is all about the best things to do in Sighnaghi in Georgia. Sighnaghi is a lovely town in Georgia’s Kakheti region that is famous for its wine. Which country has the best wine? It’s a controversial debate, but Georgia is a respectable competitor.