San Francisco, USA Last Wednesday 800 plus people from 95 countries gathered together in an old theatre in Oakland to become US’ newest citizens. I was one of them. So yeah, that was a pretty exciting day. For many of us, it marked the end of a long journey filled with paperwork, countless appointments, and… Read more »
Yellowknife, Canada Most visitors come to Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territory for one thing and one thing only: to see the northern lights. Its location on the 60th parallel (sub-arctic), flatness, and lakes makes it one of the best places in the world to see the auroras. As seeing the northern lights is an exclusively… Read more »
There’s something absurd, and some might even say insane, about the whole endeavor of chasing the northern lights.
If I have to pick one highlight of Georgia, Ushguli would be it. Pig manure or not. It was everything I imagined Georgia to be: remote, wild, and utterly gorgeous.
To me, Georgian monasteries is as iconic as the mighty Caucasus. After seeing so many monasteries (too many) in Georgia I’ve come to the conclusion that Georgians sure know the real values ofreal estate: location, location, location.
Admittedly,things have been slow here. The last two weeks have been challenging to say the least. One of the reasons I hadn’t been around much was because I was working full time for the first time in years. And it came with a commute! I accepted a short-term contract gig that required me to commute… Read more »
Kakheti is the oldest wine producing region of the world. Wine has been made here for so long that it becomes part of a big part of the country’s identity. The whole region seems to be overflowing with wine and vodka.
Tbilisi – Kazbegi, Georgia Georgian Military Highway connects Tbilisi and Russia through the spectacular valleys and passes in the Caucasus. It was one of the highlights of my visit to Georgia. It was such a gorgeous drive that I did it not once, or twice, but 3 times (although admittedly, the weather was so bad… Read more »
Tbilisi wormed its way into my heart despite our mutual initial indifference. It wasn’t an easy city to love, but at the end of my time in Georgia, it started to feel a little bit like home.
What better way to welcome a new year than reflecting on the year past? This is a list of our top adventures in 2013. It took us underwater and up mountains, and to lots of places in-between.
Vardzia is a cave city complex near Akhaltsikhe. Many have likened Vardzia to the dwarf’s kingdom Moria in Lord of the Rings.