road trip

How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip – Anywhere in the World!

You Too Can Plan the Perfect Road Trip Imagine yourself, windows rolled down, fresh air and a cool breeze coming through the window as you wind your way along a scenic byway. Tall, majestic mountains on one side and pure […]

Travel Folly to Travel Glory

Travel Folly to Travel Glory

“Look kids! Big Ben, Parliament.” ~ Clark Griswold OK, time for a guilty pleasure confession. You know, how we all have these silly things in life that we enjoy, even though they might be considered lame or embarrassing by our […]

A Snack Called Churchkhela

A Snack Called Churchela

If you read our recent post on making Georgian dumplings, then you know that we had to negotiate our way into a restaurant kitchen. The negotiations, made mostly in Georgian by our hotel host, also somehow included making a Georgian […]

On A Quest For The Perfect Souvenir

On the Quest for the Perfect Souvenir in the Republic of Georgia

I’ve completely outgrown buying souvenirs every place I go. Now don’t get me wrong, I love seeing all the locally handmade items, especially textiles and sometimes it takes a very strong will to say no. But I do say no, because […]

Lurching, Dodging, and Screeching, Driving the Military Road in Georgia

Lurching, Dodging, and Screeching, Driving the Military Road in Georgia

The road-trippers that we are, one of the things we wanted to do while in Georgia was to drive the famous “military road” with a length of 212 kilometers that spans the entire country of Georgia. It has been a […]

Beguiling Berat! An Albanian World Heritage Site and Much More

Beguiling Berat! An Albanian World Heritage Site

How to Spend a Day in Berat, Albania Driving into the world heritage city of Berat, the first thing I noticed was the heat. It was midday and there were not very many people outside. Except for a few kids […]

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