Category Archives: Caucasus

10 Amazing Reasons to Visit Togh, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)

The breakaway state of Artsakh is not on a lot of people’s travel radar because it is simply not known. More popularly recognized by its former name, Nagorno-Karabakh, travelers are starting to learn more about this absolutely stunning part of the South Caucasus and everything it has to offer from scenery to wine to hospitality.  […]

Visiting the Uplistsikhe Cave Complex in Georgia

Close to Gori, Georgia lies the elaborate cave complex called Uplistsikhe.  Uplistsikhe, which literally means “Fortress of the Lord“, sprawls out over around eight hectares (about twenty acres).  It was built in the B.C. times, but the town didn’t reach its height until the 9th – 11th centuries A.D. when more than 20,000 people then […]