Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Situated at the strategically important crossroads where Europe meets Asia, Georgia has a unique and ancient cultural heritage and is famed for its traditions of hospitality and cuisine. Georgia is a very mountainous country with a relatively cool climate.
As one of the oldest countries in the world, Georgia has some standards of etiquette that are different from the Western world. Georgian business is noticeably less formal than in other countries and contracts are more likely to be signed if they know you on a personal level.
Georgia is rich with mineral resources which made it the object of rivalry between Persia, Turkey and Russia. Georgia eventually gained its independence from a collapsing Russia in 1991, they have since been receiving US training and support as Georgia aspires to join the NATO and the EU.
While in Georgia there are a few special attractions to see such as the ancient Sataplia Caves, the historic Dadiani Palace, various museums, and the captivating stronghold Vardzia. Georgia is also famous for their skiing and snowboarding attractions where they offer long slopes and helicopter services for the experienced riders. Away from the mountains you’ll find yourself at a waterfront occupied by shops and a lively amusement park with a cheerful nightlife.
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