Traveling in Georgia
Georgia is a small country right on the intersection between Europe and Asia, sandwiched between Russia in the north and Turkey in the South. It’s an ancient country tugged away in the Caucasus Mountains and home to very determined people who, despite a tough history of war and conquerings, still strongly value their unique religion, culture and centuries-old traditions!
Georgia, or Sakartvelo as the citizens call it, is slowly on becoming a very popular touristic destination. After living there for almost one year, we understand why travelers are drawn to this magnificent and wild country!
International airports: Tbilisi Airport (TBS), Batumi Airport (BUS), David the Builder Kutaisi Airport (KUT)
Currency: Georgian Lari (GEL)
Official Language: Georgian (Russian is also widely spoken)
Main Religion: Orthodox Christianity (84%)
Everything you need to know before you go:
Where to go and what to do in Georgia:
- The best of Georgia in 15 days - 3 complete itineraries for backpackers, adventurers and culture lovers