"Looking for a bargain city break? Tbilisi is terrific for a long weekend on the edge of Europe” Daily Mail says in its recent online story about Georgia as "an off-the-beaten-track destination with its own language, culture and alphabet”.
Giving reasons to why one should visit Georgia, its ancient capital and the country's largest city of Tbilisi, the article says:
- Once a Soviet republic, Georgia is an increasingly popular call for a mini-break
- The capital Tblisi is around four-and-a-half hours' flying time from London
- Highlights include Old Tblisi, which swells out on the banks of the River Kura
Tblisi has a gorgeous setting, framed by distant mountains. Photo from www.dailymail.co.uk
Talking about Tbilisi, the article explains that its name means 'warm', referring to the hot springs which feed the city's sulphur baths.
Its strategic location at the crossroads of Asia and Europe has seen invasions by Mongols, Khazars, Turks and Arabs over the centuries. But these days peace reigns and Tbilisi is an extremely affordable and fascinating city break”, the story goes on.
Introducing different sightseeing and attractions of Tbilisi, the article offers pieces of advice to everyone from nature lovers to culture vultures.
Read the full article at: www.dailymail.co.uk