Category Archives: Travel

Kakheti Wine Tour

Kakheti is Georgia’s most famous wine region, and as such, it has an extensive variety of wine-related tourist destinations. On Thursday I took my family on a tour of three. 1. The Alexandre Chavchavadze House Museum in Tsinandali http://www.tsinandali.com/index_en.html For … Continue reading

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The Hanmer Guest House

Let me take a post to shamelessly plug the Hanmer Guest House. It was certainly the highlight of our trip and made everything we endured worthwhile. The house is owned and operated by Tony Hanmer and his wife, Lali. They … Continue reading

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Lunch in Zugdidi

There are two main routes to Mestia/Upper Svaneti. One goes through Lower Svaneti – if you were coming from Tbilisi, you’d hang a right at Kutaisi and head straight north, through Lentekhi. This was our initial plan because it looks … Continue reading

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Georgia to New York, with a baby

We made it safely to New York, and I have decided to take this time to write about the trip because I am procrastinating from writing an article that I am already three hours late in submitting. Yes, I’m taking … Continue reading

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They’re Coming To America

My flights are booked, people. In the end I needn’t have worried; the affordable round trip tickets I found on LOT did, indeed, change price over the course of the nine days I had to wait to book them, but … Continue reading

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Worries

Right now I am super stressed due to two situations. One is about my son’s health idiot doctors, and the other is about my trip to America this summer. I’ll start with the second. My sister is getting married this … Continue reading

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Commerce and Communication in Kemalpaşa

Two things struck me on my recent trip to Kemalpaşa, and they’re in the title, so no surprises. The first is the fact that, well, you know all those Turkish goods they sell in the bazaars? I never really thought … Continue reading

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