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Due to changes in our itinerary we had to transfer hotels every two days. Good thing, experienced different Georgian hospitality, bad thing we had to pack. Lotus Hotel Our first hotel was Lotus Hotel, it was average, wasn’t that fancy, modest yet clean. It is centrally located so its room price was reasonable. It is also walking distance from Avlabari Metro Station and Tbilisi St. Trinity Cathedral. Of three hotels we’ve been, this one was my favorite, no wonder it got a high rating from booking.com. Although the place is small the staffs were very accommodating. They’re adding personal touch to every guest. They showed us our rooms, we were welcomed. The breakfast lady took time to ask how was the food or if we need anything else. The receptionist, Maria was equally friendly. I lost my luggage so I need to call the airline. My phone was not working…

Because it’s VISA FREE! Hold it! It’s visa free for Filipinos who are resident of GCC Countries. Actually it’s VISA FREE to all GCC Residents*. For Filipino nationals who are not resident of GCC countries but is resident of Georgian visa free country, same applies, for any other e-visa is available. Check out www.evisa.gov.ge/GeoVisa/ for more info. It’s refreshing to bump into a Kabayan in Georgia and know they were not there to work but to travel. Every day we met another Filipino in streets, in restaurants, in tourist spots, even in our hotel. Georgia’s proximity and budget friendly tour packages made it easier for us. This is our chance to visit another visa free country. It’s always been a hassle to apply for visa with our passport. So many restrictions and frustrations and scrutinizations just to get a visa we want or need. I was denied an Egyptian visa,…