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by Emily
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: New Railway Baku-Tiblisi-Kars (Turkey)
Replies: 33
Views: 16975

Re: New Railway Baku-Tiblisi-Kars (Turkey)

Thanks Emily, Could you possible share how you made the journey? We are trying to find the most efficient way of getting from Georgia to Cappadocia. The original plan was to get the Tblisi - Kars passanger train then take the "Doğu Express" from Kars to Kayseri near Cappadocia. However I am now see...
by Emily
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi
Replies: 69
Views: 25867

Re: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi

As of February 2018: Can confirm that 'tourists' (or any non-residents) still cannot apply for a Chinese visa in Tbilisi. This stands for both tourist and transit visas. I'm going to look into getting a Georgian residence permit and applying via this route! Will take a few months so I'll update in t...
by Emily
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Turkmenistan visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 5
Views: 4536

Re: Embassy Report: Turkmenistan visa in Tbilisi

As of February 2018: Tried to apply for Turkmenistan transit visa in the embassy in Tbilisi. The embassy is in the Vake neighbourhood, exactly where Google maps says, easy to find. The guard spoke Russian but no English, but found a local nearby to translate that I had to wait for 5 minutes. They on...
by Emily
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Sarp border at Turkey/Georgia: reports & updates
Replies: 35
Views: 19945

Re: Sarp border at Turkey/Georgia: reports & updates

No problems crossing the border on foot from Turkey into Georgia in January 2018 (one British passport, one American passport). Quick and easy experience. Walked 2 mins down the road and managed to hitch a lift into Batumi no problem.
by Emily
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: New Railway Baku-Tiblisi-Kars (Turkey)
Replies: 33
Views: 16975

Re: New Railway Baku-Tiblisi-Kars (Turkey)

Hi seysearles, as of mid-Jan 2018 it doesn't appear to be open yet (travelled Turkey to Georgia overland last week).
by Emily
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iran visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 72
Views: 41073

Re: Embassy report: Iran visa in Tbilisi

Hello everyone - thanks for sharing such thorough information! Any updates on the situation with British/US/Canadian passports? I'd like to travel independently over the land borders into/out of Iran (with a British passport) without needing an MFA-approved guide. The last time I contacted the Irani...