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Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes is conferred the Dakilang Kamanong Award (Grand Cross Gawad Mabini) by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during ceremonies held today inside the Bulwagang Apolinario Mabini of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Manila office. The...

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Next stop: Georgia

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From ancient monasteries to snow-capped mountain ski resorts, this country is fast becoming a bucket list destination for more and more expat Pinoys in the UAE – for obvious reasons.

TBILISI – Folklore has it that God gave Georgians the land he had intended for himself and decided to go to heaven instead.

In a nutshell, this story pretty much paints a picture about how rich a country Georgia is – from counting to be among a few places in Europe that have four seasons, to a robust oil supply (2.16 million metric tons of proven oil reserves as of January 1, 2016 with only a marginal amount having been exploited, according to export.gov a market intelligence portal).

On a peak season like late December, a couple can spend at least Dhs5,500 for a four-night, five-day stay in a budget hotel, including plane fare. Most restaurants are not that pricey all things considered. It’s .70 Georgian Lari to the Dirham.

Georgia, with its quaint and picturesque countryside, ancient monasteries built inside medieval fortresses (There are so many of them, 625 by latest reckoning, including one dug into the side of a mountain in 1185) cobblestone streets and friendly people, has become a bucket list destination for a lot Filipinos living in the UAE.

These snaps should further explain why.

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Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes is conferred the Dakilang Kamanong Award (Grand Cross Gawad Mabini) by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during ceremonies held today inside the Bulwagang Apolinario Mabini of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Manila office. The...

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