About News – Our other blog wins UK Travel Blog Award

The author of Georgia About also writes another blog about Georgia. Called Bassa’s Blog it describes life in Tbilisi through the eyes of a Caucasian Shepherd Dog called Bassa. We are delighted to announce that Top U.K. travel company, MyTravelMoney.co.uk, has named Bassa’s Blog as a Bronze Award Winner in its 2012 Top 5 Funniest Travel Blogs Awards. Acknowledged … Continue reading

About Sport – Georgia beats The Netherlands to clinch top spot in Group D of the 2013 EuroBasket Qualifiers

11 September – Georgia’s national basketball team beat the Netherlands 97:89 to claim its 6th win in the 2013 EuroBasket Qualifiers. Georgia About was at a packed Tbilisi Sports Hall to watch the action. Georgia secured a 25:21 lead after ten minutes of action. They maintained a margin throughout the second period and scored 29 … Continue reading

About News – Georgia About blog is growing!

GEORGIA ABOUT blog received its highest ever number of views yesterday – we had 6,501 visitors! WordPress is a community of 500,000 bloggers and Georgia About is now in the top 5 blogs that are gaining in popularity. We are at No 3. Shortly after we set up our Georgia About blog top U.K. travel … Continue reading

About News – Georgia contributes more troops to peacekeeping in Afghanistan.

At a ceremony on 6 September, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Defence Minister Dimitri Shashkini bid farewell to Georgian military servicemen who are to be deployed on peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen noted Georgia’s “very significant” contribution to the Alliance-led ISAF mission in Afghanistan, where Georgia will become the … Continue reading

About News – Charles Aznavour sings at opening ceremony of restored Rabati Castle

On August 16, world famous French singer Charles Aznavour sang in a special concert as part of the opening ceremony of the recently restored Rabati castle in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia. The concert was followed by fireworks and the unveiling of a ‘star’ that will be placed inside Rabati castle, honoring the singer. Addressing the audience, Aznavour … Continue reading

About News – Georgian Vintner Wins Medals in Los Angeles Competition

Georgian vintner GORELLI wins 5 medals at the 2012 Los Angeles Wine and Spirits Competition. For 73 years, the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition has showcased the finest domestic and international vintages through a wine-tasting event that is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious in the United States. An esteemed panel of judges … Continue reading

About News – Georgia Remembers Fallen Heroes

The Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili together with the Patriarch of Georgia Ilia II were in Mukhatgverdi cemetery on the outskirts of Tbilisi today to pay tribute to Georgian military personnel who died in the 2008 conflict with Russia. 168 members of the armed forces, 16 police officers and 188 civilians were killed in the conflict. CLICK on the logo to visit GEORGIA … Continue reading