Georgia Beyond the Popular Routes, v.1: German Heritage + Georgian Whiskey

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Georgia Beyond the Popular Routes, v.1: German Heritage + Georgian Whiskey

Georgia Beyond the Popular Routes, v.1: German Heritage + Georgian Whiskey

When I started this website years ago, the articles about Tbilisi backstreets, prices for sulfur baths, or trips to Batumi were quite a rare thing. Now, as I’m hunting the content for the official facebook page of Georgia’s tourism, I stumble upon zillions of articles from world famous and little regional media that tell about (oh wow!) walks in Old Tbilisi or bicycle lanes of Batumi. So, my friends, if you are still reading it, you’re going to encounter a couple of places that you might have never heard about. Or at least, they were not in your list of

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5 + 1 Reasons to Love Vilnius

Here is the story about how passionate Chris Potter’s performance of “Viva Las Vilnius” piece (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSzm1OI-Di8) suddenly made me check out the Wizz Air website, find the tickets for around 70 euro here and back, buy them, and go to the Lithuanian capital. One friend of mine said, I should have traveled to any other place, because Vilnius could be similar to a lot of places I’ve been too, but I don’t regret about my decision at all. There are several reasons…

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Storia Di Un Grande Amore: Torino, Part 2

Hi there! So, in my first post about Torino I stopped by the museums, right? Now let’s proceed to the third museum I’ve visited: Juventus Museum.  No wonder, taking into consideration the facts that I love football and my father was wearing Juve’s t-shirt all my childhood long.

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Storia Di Un Grande Amore: Torino, Part 1

Writing about my sunny days in Torino while it’s raining in Tbilisi is just perfect. If I were in Piedmont’s capital now, I’d go to Mulassano, order a portion of bicherin to drink it atthe bar counter, and watch people passing by at Piazza Castello…

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Italy: Perks of Having Local Friends. Part 1, Rome

Hi everyone! I’m writing this in a very friendly and polite manner, but in my head I am yelling «CIAO PAZZI!» and wave a piece of pizza in my hand. After one week long business trip to Berlin, which feels like home since a long time, I finally managed to fulfill my childhood dream and traveled to Italy.

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Kakheti: semi desert and underground wineries

Kakheti: semi desert and underground wineries

 Only those who read this blog carefully can remember that sometimes there pops up a superhero called Saperaviman, strong, energizing and intoxicating, who fights against evil powers, drinks saperavi and never feels hangover. I mean, of course that’s me. And this weekend I decided to fight against sadness in my mum’s head, and brought her to Kakheti with help of my friend Levan, who usually organizes more extreme and challenging trips. But who said that fighting against sadness is not challenging? So, we went to Kakheti, Eastern Georgian rural region famous for its wines. The landscapes there is totally different

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Istanbul: Never Boring, Always Special

People come to Istanbul for many reasons – some for shopping only, some for culture, some for “check! been! done!”, some for chasing opportunities in this rapidly growing metropolis. Not sure if I have my main reason. Twice I came here for big football (and it was very successful), once for sea and fishbread at Eminönü station only, and this time my main reason was EMITT, a big international tourism fair, where I was representing… Georgia, here you are right.

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Cultural Scene of Hamburg: Applause, Applause!

Well, now it’s the time to tell more about my trip to Hamburg. Being invited to a training by Goethe-Institut, I was prepared for a multifaceted cultural program and a lot of things to learn.

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Foggy Morning at Reeperbahn

Before I start a longer story about recent Germany trip, wanted to share some pictures from Reeperbahn and the neighbourhood around. For all who know something about Hamburg, Reeperbahn is a place which lives at night, inviting you to give in to all possible sins. Clubs, bars, strip-shows, sex-shops and room-by-hour hotels are raging as it’s getting dark. But how it looks like as the dawn breaks? A bit creepy, actually.

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Budapest: Veni, Vidi… I’ll Be Back!

Hungarian capital appeared to be a pain in my ass. But a very beautiful one. Don’t let me be misunderstood: I just was cycling too much 🙂 The road reminded me on Ukrainian so much: sometimes cycling ways were suddenly ending up with quite big border stones, or the paths in the parks were like at the picture right down… Anyways, I like it a lot!

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