Lovely to hear such a great story, and something I have also experienced too.
A couple months ago, I was lucky enough to hit the oh-so-important milestone for the Tbilisi volunteer – I was offered a second job.
Tbilisi is expensive, and the array of western options not available in the rest of Georgia – Thai food, cappuccinos, and cocktails with ice – will ensure that you blow through your monthly 500 lari stipend pretty darn quickly. Add in the myriad of awesome travel opportunities that you would be truly foolish to ignore, and it soon becomes very apparent that a supplement is in order. Lucky for us, Tbilisi has no shortage of opportunities for native English speakers, and TLG is always very good about making local volunteers aware of them. Visions of panang curry and Davit Gareja dancing in my head, I sent my resume in response to several promising options, and eventually got called for an interview. After that, it was only…
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