Georgia among Forbes' 30 cheapest places to travel in 2017
05 January, 2017
Georgia among Forbes' 30 cheapest places to travel in 2017
Forbes published the list of 30 cheapest places to travel in 2017 where Georgia is included as well. The countries were selected by Meagen Collins, Food Fun Travel; and Shannon O'Donnell, ALittleAdrift.com.

Here is what the article says:

Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an
American Express Global Business Travel report, airfares are expected to fall in 20. Here are their favorite picks for the most affordable destinations to visit next year.

“Meagen Collins: This ancient European country is starting to grab the attention of travelers from all over the world. Georgia has so much to offer — beautiful scenery, unique culture and tradition everywhere you look, and the food will leave you drooling for more. Add to that the fact this country lays claim to being the birthplace of wine (winemaking here goes back 8,000 years) and you have the ultimate new travel destination. In Georgia, you can get a full meal plus copious amounts of wine for two people in a higher end restaurant, with live entertainment and still spend less than $30 — total. But get there fast: Word is getting around about this little gem and it won’t be tourist-free for long.

Shannon O'Donnell: This country flies under the radar for many tourists but has a favorable exchange rate, making it surprisingly budget friendly. The country a has gorgeously rich cultural heritage and is perhaps best known for its culture hospitality. That said, the food, wine, dance, and mountainscapes will wow you, too. Within days of arriving in Tbilisi, Georgia topped the list of places in the world where I felt most welcomed", - The article says.

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