Travel Georgia: The Road to Kazbegi – A Journey through the Caucasus Mountains

A travel tale of our journey from Tbilisi to the tiny mountain village of Kazbegi in the Caucasus Mountains, just a short 10km away from the Russian border. Continue Reading →

Travel Georgia: Vardzia Cave City

  The Mtkvari river carves its way through the lush and dramatic cliffs of Georgia.  Its course runs like a tour through Georgian history.  Ancient fortresses and castles loom over the river, and ancient trading sites attest to Georgia’s rich history as a crossroads between Europe and Asia.  Eventually, the river’s meandering course passes by the hidden tunnels leading to one of Georgia’s most remarkable sites: the cave city of Vardzia. It doesn’t look like a city or a monastery Continue Reading →

Travel Georgia: Life in a Georgian Village

Travel in Georgia can be charming, but life in a Georgian village is not easy. Often there is no running water or electricity for a day or two. Life tends to be slow-paced, with much of the work being done during the months of spring, summer and fall. Continue Reading →