Kharcho

Megrelian Kharcho: The Heartiest Georgian Soup

Georgia is well known for its deliciously rich culinary traditions, and one of the most delicious of dishes to try when you are travelling across the nation is Kharcho, a hearty soup that’s bursting with taste and flavour. Kharcho comes in a hundred different forms, and like all Georgian dishes, every single region has its own unique recipe and set …

Acharuli Khachapuri

Acharuli Khachapuri: The Georgian Cheese Boat

In Georgia, there are over 50 different types of Khachapuri, but there’s one type of Khachapuri that’s more renowned than any other that’s baked in the country.  This is Acharuli Khachapuri, a dish which to tourists is more commonly known as the Georgian Cheese Boat. This fine example of Georgian cuisine is the heartiest meal you might taste in the …

Batumi Georgia

Exploring Georgia: Batumi On The Black Sea

Exploring Georgia: Batumi On The Black Sea Batumi on the Black Sea. That sentence has quite the ring to it. For me it conjures images of the Georgian coastline, stretching along the edge of the Black Sea from Turkey to Russia, a coastline of pebbly beaches, lush green forests and a sub tropical climate. I fell in love with Georgia …

Travel to Lagodekhi National Park Georgia

Lagodekhi National Park In Georgia Is Nature At Its Finest!

I travelled to Lagodekhi National Park Georgia and found nature at its finest! Nestled quietly in the east of the Georgia, with the border of Azerbaijan on one side and the border with Russia in the north I stumbled unwittingly across the green and mossy forests of the Lagodekhi National Park. I was just planning on passing through the small, …

Top Things To Do In Tbilisi Georgia

Top Things To Do In Tbilisi

Travel Tramp’s Top Things To Do In Tbilisi!  Don’t leave home without Travel Tramp’s guide to the Top Thing’s To Do In Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia! From copious quantities of wine and heart attack inducing food, to cascading waterfalls in the city centre and centuries old sulphur bath houses, get off the beaten track and explore the Georgian capital! …

Gori Stalin's Home Town

Gori: The Home Town Of A Mass Murderer

In Georgia is the home town of the 21st Century’s most prolific, and divisive mass murderer. A certain Mr Joseph Stalin. In what is a strange situation for an outsider, the people of Gori are in a way proud of their city’s most famous, or I suppose, most infamous son. Joseph Vissarionovich Jughashvili was born in this Georgian city on the …

The long road to Ushguli Georgia

The Long Road To Ushguli

I’d always wanted to hike the long road to Ushguli from Mestia, high in the mountains of the Svaneti region of Georgia. But the weather here is unpredictable. It was April, almost May, and yet the road- if you can even call it that- had only just opened up. The mountain peaks were still covered in snow, the odd avalanche was …