In the event that you want to relax on the clear Black Sea coast, travel around a large number of noteworthy places, try chic ethnic cuisine and excellent home-made wines, then by all means plan a trip to Abkhazia next summer or early fall.
A pair of HELPFUL TIPS FOR REST IN ABKHAZIA
How to get there. It is most convenient to get to the beaches of Abkhazia from Adler or Sochi. A minibus is coming from Adler; a trip to the border will not take longer than half an hour. It is possible to get from Sochi to Abkhazia by train, which goes to Sukhum. Continue reading
ISRAELI BORDER ACCESS SYSTEM
In February 2013, the Israeli authorities greatly simplified and accelerated the procedure for entering the country. The new system works successfully and concerns not only incoming tourists, but also Israeli citizens.
The essence of the innovation is that now, when crossing the border, instead of an entry stamp in your passport, you get a special ticket. An Israeli migration officer scans your passport, reading the data: photo, name, surname, passport number, date and time of entry into the country. All information is transferred to the ticket. But that is far from all. Continue reading