Gastronomic secrets of Tbilisi: a delicious route through the capital

Gastronomic secrets of Tbilisi: a delicious route through the capital

Gastronomic secrets of Tbilisi: a delicious route through the capital

In 2016 I had the opportunity to cooperate with the Israeli channel TV2 – they asked me to help them with special dishes that are certainly worth a try, once you travel to Tbilisi. My list was quite long, and not all of my favourite dishes and restaurants were included in the program in the end, so I decided to share my tips here. Forgive me, my meat loving friends, but the food I am talking about is totally non-meaty. However, I’m sure you won’t regret following some of my tips. Let’s go explore the culinary scene of Tbilisi!

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A brief acquaintance with Kazakhstan: what to expect?

A brief acquaintance with Kazakhstan: what to expect?

For the second time I return from Kazakhstan full of thoughts, which are hardly transferable to a text. The country is definitely unusual. Huge. Different. I haven’t seen too much, but on the other hand, how many of you have been to Kazakhstan at all? So I will share my ideas, and who knows – maybe you’ll get inspired for a visit!

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A short escape to Karlovy Vary

A short escape to Karlovy Vary

If you are coming to Karlovy Vary, you must be either having problems with digestion or looking for the real peace (and boredom) inside. Or, as it happened to me, you can be visiting friends, who settled down there. Because of those lovely people I decided to spend a small part of my vacation in one the biggest towns of Czech Republic with 50.000 people living there.  The town itself is really toy-like. Surrounded by mountains, oozing with mineral waters, it used to host many celebrities from Giacomo Casanova and Otto von Bismark to Leo Di Caprio. The only time when Karlovy Vary loses its

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Донецк: Мое большое пограничное расстройство

Донецк: Мое большое пограничное расстройство

Трудно писать о том, что в течение полутора лет задвигалось в голове на задний план и обкладывалось мягким войлоком. Трудно придумывать этому остроумное название и помещать это в блог, где обычно пишется о путешествиях и «где покушать в таком-то городе». Я уже думала о том, что рассказывать о поездке в Боснию, жизни, растущей на руинах, свежей траве из воронок от снарядов и прочей чужой поствоенной романтике, было легче. Думала о том, что поехать в другую мало-мальски горячую точку было бы не так страшно, потому что чужим трагедиям, пусть и сочувствуешь, но, наверное, не так сильно. О том, что фраза «все еще

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A Glintwein Route Through Old Tbilisi

A Glintwein Route Through Old Tbilisi

In winter 2014-2015 I used to make up a list of place where you can warm yourself up with mulled wine / glintwein. Even though there were plenty of wineries all around Old Tbilisi, as I decided to go for a short glintwein check, it appeared that not all of them prepare the drink. Nevertheless, after several walking sessions, one of which made me quite drunk in the end, I offered you a Glintwein Route through the old city. In November 2015, as the weather become a bit unpleasant, I decided to double check my list. Here is the result!

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Authentic Tbilisi: How Much is the Bath

Authentic Tbilisi: How Much is the Bath

Autumn has finally arrived to Tbilisi. End of October is the right time to feel the temperature decrease up to scary +12 or even frightening +10 Celsius, to see some rain and fog behind the window… But what if you’re a tourist with just a day or two to see everything? Do you feel like sitting in a hotel or apartment? No? My usual recommendations (in case there are no festivals or concerts in the city) are: Museum of Soviet Occupation and National Gallery (I like them myself), Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Arts, Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theater, Kakha Bakuradze Movement Theater or Pantomime Theater. Finding veritas in vino

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Этнографический музей и Черепашье озеро: оазисы в Тбилиси

Этнографический музей и Черепашье озеро: оазисы в Тбилиси

Всем привет! Погода в Тбилиси временно хмурая, но если верить прогнозам, остаток октября и ноябрь будут теплыми и довольно солнечными, а значит – можно будет ходить на прогулки. Одним из хороших вариантов провести время на свежем воздухе, не выезжая из Тбилиси, я считаю поход на Кус Тба (Черепашье озеро) и в этнографический музей Тбилиси поблизости от него. Места-то эти мне нравятся, но времени написать о них хоть пару строк у меня не находилось совсем. Зато моя мама, которая прожила в Тбилиси год, внезапно решилась на гостевой пост об озере и музее, за что ей огромное спасибо! Помимо этого предлагаю вам посмотреть

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FAQ Georgia: cash, hospitality and GMT

FAQ Georgia: cash, hospitality and GMT

I keep on talking about things you should know about Georgia before traveling to here. Even if you love spontaneity, better read something in advance. In the first part I explained some basic things about the transport system in bigger Georgian towns and getting from point ა to point ბ. Now it’s time to speak up about some other issues that matter.

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7 Tasty Places for International Food in Tbilisi

7 Tasty Places for International Food in Tbilisi

As I moved to Tbilisi in 2013, I was always wondering how my friends were able to eat in international restaurants of Tbilisi. Seriously, having such a great national cuisine, how dare you!.. That’s what I was saying. Now, in September 2015, I gonna share with you some addresses, where you can get delicious food from different corners of our big world. Sorry, khinkali, but everyone needs a break from time to time. All the recommendations are based on my experience and taste only. Still wondering what is good for a 25 y.o. vegetarian? Follow me then.

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Как полюбить человека и не облажаться

Как полюбить человека и не облажаться

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