Month: March 2018

TOP TIPS FOR TBILISI, GEORGIA

Best accommodation: Airbnb.  Try this place: Keta’s apartment in Old Town The old town in Tbilisi is compact and super interesting.  We have stayed in 3 different places here and Airbnb provide the best experience for the best prices in our opinion. Best App for your phone: The Calvert Journal, Near East Travel Guide. It’s mainly for Russian cities but happily includes all that is hip and cool in Tbilisi.  Has great offline maps in it too.  The app is free. Check out the app here Top Things to do: Dry Bridge Markets. Don’t miss this amazing bric-a-brac, vintage, Russian souvenirs, antiques and anything you can think of from used bullet casings to chandelier parts.  Open all year, outdoors…so not in snow or rain I imagine.   Walking through Old Town: Tumble down buildings, rickety balconies, wine shops, souvenirs, outdoor dining, more wine shops, Cobbled streets, old sulphur baths, crazy traffic, wine bars, abandoned buildings, art deco masterpieces, open stairwells that you can walk into and see the most beautiful painting, cornices and mosaics, restaurants in …