Category Archives: Caucasus

Travel to Kazbegi, Georgia – I Hated It but You Will Love It

Cow in Kazbegi or Stepantsminda, Georgia

My trip to Kazbegi, Georgia had everything working against it from the start. Currently known as Stepantsminda but more often referred to as Kazbegi, this small town inhabiting around 2,000 residents is located in the northeast of Georgia in a region called Mtskheta-Mtianeti.  Travelers come from all over to witness the raw beauty of the […]

How to Cheaply Get From Tbilisi to Yerevan by Bus in 2022

Tbilisi to Yerevan by Bus: The Cheapest Way to Travel to Armenia

The bus is not my preferred form of transport.  Actually, it is the type of transport I avoid like the plague.  But, when I travel from Tbilisi to Yerevan, I always prefer to travel by bus.  Going from Tbilisi to Yerevan by bus, or marshrutka (a minibus still prevalent in many former-Soviet states), is cheaper, […]

How to Get From the Baku Airport to City Center (+ Transfers)

Baku Airport to city center travel guide 2

The easiest way to arrive in Baku from other parts of Europe or Asia is via the international airport called Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD). This is a quick guide detailing how to get from Baku Airport to the city center in a variety of ways. It also includes reputable Baku Airport transfer options. […]

A Guide to Latin Dancing in Yerevan, Armenia (Where to Dance and More!)

Latin dancing in Yerevan

The city of Yerevan is plentiful with opportunities to have a good time and that includes for those that truly enjoy social dancing or are curious about it.  This is a guide to Latin dancing in Yerevan, Armenia and it includes where to do it, festivals, events, and where to escape for a long weekend […]