Georgia Travel Blog

We travel across Georgia seeking out local food, wine, the best things to do in Georgia, & the best accommodation for you.




Georgia Official Language: Georgian and Abkhazian



Currency Of Georgia: Georgian Lari (GEL)



Georgian Population: 3,904,674



Capital City: Tbilisi



National Day: 26th May



Timezone: UTC +4



Georgia is a land that takes you back in time as you wander through the towns and villages. Looking like it popped out of the 18th or 19th century, Georgia is a spectacular country in the Caucasus that has Russia, Armenia, Turkey and Azerbaijan as its neighbors.



Georgian culture has evolved over the centuries, and Georgia has given the world many notable poets and painters. Archaeologists have also found 8000-year old wine jars in Georgia. No wonder the country has a history of producing amazing wines. And the Georgian cuisine – differing from region to region – will keep your tastebuds tingling. There is a lot to taste, see and do in Georgia. So read on and prepare for the perfect trip!



International Airports In Georgia: Alexander Kartaveli Batumi International Airport, “David the Builder” Kutaisi International Airport and Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport

Georgian Traditional Food:

  • Kachapuri Adjaruli, bread filled with molten cheese, butter, and eggs
  • Ajapsandali, made of roasted eggplant, bell peppers, and tomatoes
  • Tklapi, dried fruit rolls
  • Churchkhela, a confection of walnuts covered in dried grape juice
  • Lobiani, flaky bread stuffed with a bean spread
  • Mtsvadi skewered meat
  • Khinkali or soup dumplings
  • Pkhali, purred vegetable pates
  • Badrijani Nigzvit, roasted eggplant covered with walnut paste
  • Chvishtari, cheese corn bread



Top Things To Do In Georgia: So many, start here.

  • Tour the vineyards of Khatkhati
  • Trek the Silk Road
  • Get impressed by the Ananuri Castle Complex
  • Walk in the Rock City Gardens
  • Wander in the David Gareji monastery complex
  • Hike to Gergeti Trinity Church
  • Relax at the Black Sea resorts
  • Marvel at Kutaisi Monastery
  • Wander through the Batumi Botanic Gardens
  • See the immense Chronicle of Georgia monument
  • Visit the Stalin Museum
  • Visit the Tbilisi Sulphur Baths
  • See the powerful Makhuntseti waterfall
  • Look down at Tbilisi from Narikala Fortress
  • Hike to the “Pillar of Life” or Katskhi Pillar in Chiatura
  • Stay in beautiful villages in the Tusheti region



Major Places Not To Skip:

  • Vibrant Tbilisi
  • Ancient Svaneti
  • Seaside Batumi
  • Mountain town of Kazbegi
  • “City of Love” Signaghi
  • Saint Nino’s town Mtskheta
  • Ancient cave city of Vardzia
  • Uplistsikhe
  • Ushguli Village


Things To Do In Georgia: So many! Start here for a few ideas

Driving: Some complications.

International Airports: Batumi, Kutaisi and Tbilisi

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