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nina, a native georgian, travels to the motherland to get her fix of dumplings and domes.

behind me are churchkhelas, old-fashioned georgian treats made
from grape juice and walnuts


destination: tbilisi, georgia

purpose of journey: nostalgia, family

never travel without: sunglasses, red lipstick

favorite outfit you packed: helmut lang leather pants, sonya rykiel light coat and vans x kenzo tennis shoes

how many pairs of shoes: five

what are you listening to: light asylum

favorite meal: khinkali (georgian dumpling)

highlight of the trip: beyond delicious food (seriously)

handmade carpets for sale

a beautiful place called abanotubani, which means “baths area,”
is one of the oldest areas in tbilisi and is built on a natural hot water spring

handmade mosaic in old tbilisi

a blue wedding house

the streets of old tbilisi

a detail of an old balcony

the door of an orthodox christian church. orthodox christianity is the major religion of my country

the arabic cafe called leila is a must see in tbilisi, its so gorgeous and cozy, 
for sure one of my favorite places 


follow nina on instagram: @ninchitadze

photos by: ninuca kakabadze


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