Late Latte: Breakfast culture in Tbilisi

Late Latte: Breakfast culture in Tbilisi

Late Latte: Breakfast culture in Tbilisi

Dear friends, it’s been a while since I shared my Tbilisi tips for the last time! Apologies, apologies. Had some tours to conduct, tasks to complete and holidays to celebrate 🙂 Now a question. Do you know what unites people from Eastern and Western cultures, as they arrive to Tbilisi as tourists? You will never guess. It is a breakfast issue. For many travelers it is just weird that coffeeshops and cafes may start working at 10 or 11 and serve breakfast this late. “Where can I have my coffee and pastry at 8-9 AM?” – that’s what I hear from people who

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Where to breathe in Tbilisi?

Where to breathe in Tbilisi?

A bit unexpected title among “top 5 cute breakfast spots”, right? As my main policy is to be honest with my readers, I should admit: it’s impossible to hide the truth about the quality of air in Tbilisi – it is getting worse every year. Back in 2012 it was much more clean, and in 2018 I am frequently asked by my guests, what the heck is going on. I blame it mostly on second-hand cars, the petrol they consume and the amount of cars people buy. I wish my article about the transportation services in Georgia would be wider! But

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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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Odpoczynek w Tbilisi szczegółowo

Odpoczynek w Tbilisi szczegółowo

Ludzie przyjeżdżają do Gruzji i Tbilisi i chcą to maksymalnie wykorzystać. Pisałam o 2-3-dniowych wypadach do Tbilisi i okolic wiele razy i dla wielu mediów. Teraz znowu czuję, że nadszedł czas na krótkie omówienie moich ulubionych miejsc, które mogę naprawdę polecić. Kupiłeś bilet i szukasz miejsca, gdzie możesz się zatrzymać? W Tbilisi znajduje się kilka nowych hosteli i hoteli, które są dobre, wygodne i dobrze zlokalizowane. Z tych, które ostatnio sprawdzałam, szczególnie podobał mi się Emberton (ma zarówno pokoje hotelowe, jak i hostelowe) i Fabrika (głównie pokoje hostelowe; przestrzeń twórcza i bary w podwórzu to wartość dodatkowa na plus). Jeśli

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5 silly questions about Georgian wines

5 silly questions about Georgian wines

The closer harvest time is, the happier I am about that old wise decision to move to Georgia. I have to admit: my love to wine is very difficult to hide, and I am really anticipating this beautiful season, as grapes will be squeezed, put to qvevris (special clay amphoras) and then under the ground, and fresh churchkhela will be sold for hilarious price at every corner. The air will become cooler and clearer, it’s gonna be so pleasant to sit in one of old city wineries with a glass of something straw-coloured, amber or ruby red, something fruity, berry or citrus

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Gruzja: Jak przetrwać złą pogodę podczas wakacji

Gruzja: Jak przetrwać złą pogodę podczas wakacji

To oczywiste, że chciałabym mieć niesamowitą pogodę 365 dni w roku, ale Gruzja jest zbyt zróżnicowana i przez to pogoda w różnych regionach może znacznie różnić się od siebie. Jeśli zdarzyło ci się podróżować tutaj i obudzić się w deszczowy lub zimny dzień, nie załamuj się. Sytuacja ta może być również źródłem pozytywnych emocji. Najbardziej oczywistą opcją jest sprawdzenie prognozy pogody i udanie się do jakiegokolwiek miejsca, gdzie jest bardziej słonecznie oraz sucho. Można, na przykład, wybrać się na jednodniowe wycieczki z Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Telawi, Kwareli, Sighnaghi i Batumi. Jeśli jesteś w małym miasteczku lub na wsi w otoczeniu natury,

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Extend your business trip: 6 Spa hotels to try in Georgia

Extend your business trip: 6 Spa hotels to try in Georgia

Usually while gathering ideas for a vacation in Georgia, people rather think of mountains, hiking, trekking and maybe Georgian wine. It is all true, but actually there are some little spa gems hidden between green mountains and picturesque lakes. Doesn’t matter, if your trip to Georgia is for business or leisure: you should definitely find at least one day for discovering one of those places! Actually, the most known spa region in Georgia is Borjomi, a small town in the Southern part of the country, rich on mineral and thermal springs. Borjomi water is one of the main export items;

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10 Entertaining Things To Do In Georgia

10 Entertaining Things To Do In Georgia

As a person who already knows something about the Georgian tourism, I can tell you for sure that most people usually travel here for our great food, for affordable natural wine accompanied by Borjomi water afterwards, for this weird mixture of old and new, and for the Black Sea. Then, maybe, there are mountains and couple of important churches in the list. To me, it is SO SAD! Without a doubt: milky cheeses, variety of fruits and herbs, flavorous spices and fresh hot khachapuri can make you hungry even as you read about them. Seaside is also good, especially in Gonio

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Why New Year in Batumi is my first choice

Why New Year in Batumi is my first choice

You’ve heard about Batumi before, haven’t you? Doesn’t matter what your answer is, you are very lucky, if you visited it or if you are about to head there. It’s an amazing refreshing experience for people who are tired of Europe but are at the same time scared by the Asian lifestyle. Georgia has always been on the crossroad, and Ajara region with Batumi in its heart is no exception.In the Soviet times that was the Nizza of USSR: people from the whole Soviet empire streamed to the Black Sea coast of republic of Georgia to catch some sun, swim,

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Spirit of Old Jaffo: Photogallery

Spirit of Old Jaffo: Photogallery

Jaffo is not really Tel Aviv, as some people say. It used to be Arabic, and on Sabbath you can find some shops open there even now. I can’t say that it was my favorite place in the city, but bargaining at the flea market and drinking in the evening in the old port, eating fish in the seaside restaurant and delicious shakshuka at the market are the part of local experience. Follow me to the picturesque debris of Old Jaffo!

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