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TLG Staff Spotlight: Tamuna Dzmanashvili, Non-Academic Coordinator’s Assistant

October 1, 2012 by


Tamuna Dzmanashvili has been working for the Non-Academic Department since December 2011.  After obtaining her Bachelor’s in American Studies from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tamuna worked as an English Teacher with the Tbilisi City Hall Project Study to Be Employed, aimed at providing English language courses to Georgian citizens, free of charge! Hello, Tamuna, how […]


June 26, 2012 by


Due to popular demand, TLG organized a second excursion to Kazbegi National Park. The park is huge, of course – far too big to see all of it in one day. However, the tour we took was enough to show me that, someday when I have the time, I’d love to spend a couple of […]

Davit Gareji

May 6, 2012 by


Sunday was the TLG excursion to Ninotsminda and Davit Gareji. I’ve wanted to hit up Davit Gareji for like a year, mostly because I like archaeology and anthropology and think caves are wicked cool. For me, this trip was the last in the Cave City Trifecta: Vardzia, Uplistsikhe, and now Davit Gareji. Davit Gareji is […]

აქ მე ვარ ძია!

May 5, 2012 by


This weekend I went with TLG on an excursion.  This is a trip they put on to some of the big historical places in the country to help thank us busy teachers see the history Georgia has to offer.  Friday I headed over to Tbilisi on a marshutka after finding out the night train was […]

A New Round of Excursions!

April 23, 2012 by


Volunteers, check your emails! TLG just announced the next round of the famous TLG Excursions! Based on my experiences last year, I can say with confidence that when TLG puts together a field trip, they do it right. I’ve been to Vardzia, Gori and Uplistsikhe, Kachreti, and Batumi with TLG (one of the benefits of […]

TLG Excursion: Keto and Kote in Batumi

September 20, 2011 by


Saturday afternoon I got a call from TLG. “The President has invited you to Batumi to see a production of the Georgian play Keto and Kote. It’s like the Georgian Romeo and Juliet but with a happy ending. Meals, transportation and hotel rooms will be provided by the Ministry of Education.” That was some seriously […]

TLG Excursion: Vardzia

May 18, 2011 by


On Saturday, I got to go on a TLG-sponsored excursion from Tbilisi to Vardzia. This was one of a series of TLG day-trips running Saturdays and Sundays from March until June, with the goal of having every volunteer go on at least one trip. TLG hired a travel company, Cat Tours, to run the event, […]