Georgia’s capital city is gaining popularity as a destination, as it well deserves! When I first visited in 2017, the usual response to saying I was visiting Georgia was, “oh, the state?” It’s amazing to see the increase in awareness of Georgia and the city of Tbilisi as destinations and to see more people wanting to enjoy this incredible country.After visiting the city multiple times, I have rounded up what I think are the best things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia! From delicious Georgian cuisine to relaxing at the sulphur baths and from stunning views over the city to beautiful traditional Tbilisi architecture, the city has something for everyone.Keep reading to find the best things to do in Tbilisi!Disclaimer: I travelled to Tbilisi in 2019 in collaboration with Tbilisi City Hall. All opinions are, as always, my own. This article may also contain affiliate links which - at no cost to you - help me keep this blog running.
Where should you travel to in 2019? From emerging travel destinations to trending hotspots, here are the best places to travel in 2019! There are so many amazing places that deserve to be on this list so it was tough to cut it down to only this many.From Berlin, celebrating 30 years since the fall of the Berlin wall, to Kaikoura in New Zealand, which is now fully accessible again by road and rail after the destructive 2016 earthquake. Both Matera in Italy and Plovdiv in Bulgaria were named European Capital of Culture for 2019, so expect both destinations to be trending this coming year!Here are the top destinations you should explore in 2019:
Once Christmas is upon us most markets have closed already or are winding down to end before the new year. But - if you haven't had your fill yet (or don't have the opportunity to visit them until the new year) - some Christmas markets continue into January for your New Years visiting pleasure!If you're looking to adventure to some Christmas markets in January, then I have rounded up all of the festive fun still on offer into 2020.In this complete guide to Christmas markets open after Christmas (which seems like a strange idea but should definitely be more of a thing), you can find all your markets for enjoying festive cheer after the big day.
Istanbul - a major city in Turkey with a long and eventful history. Historically known as Byzantium and Constantinople, this city that straddles both Europe and Asia has stood the tests of time and is now home to over 15 million people. With a history dating back to 600 BCE, there are many incredible sights to see in Istanbul. From the world-famous Hagia Sophia to the lesser known Suleymaniye Mosque and from colourful Balat to the incredible views from Swissotel The Bosphorus, there is definitely something for everyone in Istanbul. Here you can find my round-up of the most instagrammable places in Istanbul - prepare to be stunned!
Winter is coming. It’s true, whether you like the cold weather or not! Winter is a great time of year for travel since you have so many options, including heading to warmer climates (a favourite of mine), exploring Christmas markets, doing winter sports or experiencing the sheer beauty of winter.Some of my favourite travel bloggers have put forward their top choices for winter destinations this year… where will you choose to go?