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PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN GEORGIA

In the capital city of Georgia, Tbilisi is represented in various kind of transportation. Here below we provide you the information about the main transport facilities in Georgia. Bus Buses cover the major part of Tbilisi, so you can reach every place that you might need. Buses stop only on the bus stop; there is provided an electronic timetable to get the information about the time that it will need…

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TBILISOBA AND OTHER GEORGIAN FESTIVALS

Tbilisoba is one of the favorites and main Georgian festival in Tbilisi. It was established in 1979 and so far is annually celebrated event. It is celebrated on the first weekends of October. The first Tbilisoba was held on October 28, 1979, and has been marked every last weekend of October ever since. It’s the time when harvest time is over, nature is changing color, and the weather is still…

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SUPERSTITIONS IN GEORGIA

Georgians are considered to be very superstitious, especially in the countryside. Here below are represented the most widespread superstitions that Georgian people are believing in, these are: If your nose is itching, someone will soon visit you When your cheeks and ears turn red, somebody is speaking about you at that moment If a person who is sweeping the floor (by accident) touches your feet with the broom, you will…

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HOLIDAYS IN GEORGIA

Georgia has a wide variety of different holidays and festivals, some of them are celebrated worldwide, but some are characterized particularly for this country. Here below, we are going to introduce some main holidays and festivals, celebrated in Georgia. National Independence Day on 26 of May As it is known Georgia was a part of the Russian Empire from 1800 till 26 of May 1918, when it finally got independence…

GEORGIAN CUISINE

One of the essential parts of the cultural identity of Georgia plays its unique cuisine with the wide diversity of fabulous dishes and the best culinary traditions. The broad spectrum of Georgian cuisine represents its hospitality and love to the being together around the large table served with many different dishes and welcoming guests. Georgian cuisine is distinguished with its uniqueness and original tastes of plates with the most unpredictable…

GEORGIAN FOLKLORE

Georgia represents a developed country in choral culture, which roots are taking place back in the times. Georgian singing culture has its own peculiar style characterized only for traditional Georgian folklore. This way of singing is called polyphony that is a special three-voice vocal technique. From 5th century AD comes Georgian polyphonic church that initially was based just on the folk level, but after Christianity, it became a church chanting.…

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ADJARA

Adjara is the Autonomous Republic of Georgia, it is located on a southwestern corner, Adjara lies on the coast of the Black Sea, north of Turkey. It consists of six administrative-territorial units: the city of Batumi as well as the municipalities of Keda, Kobuleti, Khelvachauri, Shuakhevi, and Khulo. The capital and the largest city of Adjara is Batumi. Adjarians who live in Adjara are a regional subgroup of Georgians. However,…

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KAZBEGI

Kazbegi, also known as Stepantsminda is a small mountain town located in the north-east part of Georgia that is very close to the Russian border and is surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains. It lies 1750 m above the sea level and here is one of the highest mountain Mkinvartsveri that reaches 5047 meters above sea level and stands as the second tallest mountain after Shkhara. The origin of the name…

CURRENCY IN GEORGIA

The official currency in Georgia is LARI, the symbol of Georgian currency looks like this ლ and the currency code is GEL. According to the current ranking, the most popular exchange rate is GEL to USD rate, then comes EURO, Turkish Lira, Pound sterling, and Russian Ruble. In order to exchange money, we recommend you to use the small exchange points, which are located almost every street and they are numerous.…

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SAMEGRELO

In the west part of Georgia, there is a historical Georgian province Samegrelo that is one of the richest and most beautiful regions in Georgia. It is bordered to the north-west by Abkhazia, to the north by Svaneti, Imereti to the east, Guria to the south and Black sea to the west. As it is near to the black sea Samegrelo’s climate is subtropical with frequent rains. It is mainly…

TOURISM IN GEORGIA

Tourism in Georgia is an important component of the economy of Georgia. International tourism is a rapidly growing industry. 2016’s tourist’s numbers reached a record high of 2,720,970 people. In 2017, international tourist arrivals increased again, reaching 3,478,932, with annual revenue of US$2.8 billion (18.1% of GDP) The number of international travelers visiting Georgia is increasing year-on-year. A total of 596,703 international travelers visited Georgia in April 2018 of which 278,032 were…

WINTER DESTINATIONS IN GEORGIA

Georgia is considered to be as one of the best places to spend your time in the winter holidays. Beside of the rest of seasons in which you can be occupied with such activities as hiking excursions, sightseeing, wine tasting, and relaxing on the beach, winter is a perfect time for snowy mountain tourism in Georgia.  As here is represented all of the varieties of winter sports activities for any…

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AMAZING TIPS FOR TOUR GUIDES

The quality of an organized tour mainly depends on the guide and how he is professionally prepared in order to perform his work qualitatively and leave everyone fully satisfied. Here below are represented some tips for a perfect guide and those qualities that is necessary to have: First of all, the primary target of a guide is to make sure that everyone feels themselves as are highly appreciated guests. A…

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WHAT TO WEAR ON OUTDOOR TRIPS?

For hikers, trail runners, campers and anyone whose lifestyle is related exploring nature and mountains it is essential to know what to wear and what clothes to have in order to maintain the right body temperature in any appearing circumstances, as the weather is a tricky one and tends to change permanently, especially in the areas of hiking activities. Here below are represented suggestion on this relevant topic.  First of…

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PERFECT BACKPACKING TIPS 

PERFECT BACKPACKING TIPS  For adventurous kind of people who are always on the road, are traveling and looking for new destinations, new challenges and new experiences are essential to consider some tips, and advice that can facilitate their outdoor activities. One of the essential parts of the travelers is to make sure that appropriately packed and have taken everything that you might need during your trip, but at the same…