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Dried Fuyu Persimmons

October 27, 2015 — by Mama fish0

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t’s persimmon season right now, so I decided to jump-start my natural learning and living curve by doing as the locals do – dry Fuyu Persimmons.  These golden beauties hanging in the windows adorn every third house in my neighborhood.  Not only makes for a festive look but a great kick off to the best time of year, Fall.

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What to do if you fall in love on vacation

October 23, 2015 — by Mama fish0

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Step to Step Guide

Falling in love is one of the most wonderful feelings on the planet.  It most often happens when you least expect it.  So, you’ve just set off on your #familyadventurevacation to a place of wonder, and the last thing on your mind is falling in love.  Then bam, out of nowhere, you fall in love, steals your heart and your return home lovesick.

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How to rent an apartment in Tbilisi

October 12, 2015 — by Big Fish5

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How to rent an apartment in Tbilisi for under 1000$

Now that you’ve decided to move to Tbilisi, Georgia, let the house hunt begin.   This is what we thought.  Ha ha…  After our first searches we thought, how are we going to afford the rent in this “developing” country.  Don’t let the high prices put you off; it’s all just a crazy price posted on their house rental ad.  Everything is negotiable, and you should negotiate towards the correct price, 30-50% less.

You should negotiate towards the correct price, 30-50% less.

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Leave your need for control at home?

October 8, 2015 — by Mama fish0

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Other countries, other customs 2/3

In Part 1, after several hours of waiting and a few exchanged SMS messages (yes, a bit vintage here in the Republic of Georgia), Papa Fish arrived home empty handed and the barrier of what I considered “crazy” news.  (insert drum roll here) The news was: On Monday (two days later) we, as in, you and I will need to empty our 20ft container and have all our personal belongings evaluated by a custom’s “expertise”.  I simply just had to laugh and thought he is joking right.  No, he wasn’t.

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“The sweet stomp”

October 1, 2015 — by Mama fish0

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Our first annual grape harvest.

A country house in Tbilisi with a patio covered by dangling white and red grape bundles and the smell of nature, how romantic does that sound?  Lets take that entire romance one step further and let’s make homemade grape juice (or wine if your feeling boozy)!

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