About Me

Hello & welcome to my cozy nook on the web! Travels With Nano is filled with stories about everything I am passionate about: food, travel, amazing people I meet along the way, unique cultural experiences, and wanderlust photography.


A little bit about me: I’m Nano, a 33-year-old serial expat currently based in the US. I am a freelance writer, photographer and travel consultant while also working a full-time job as a Public Affairs Specialist. Yup, multi-tasking is what I do best.

I hail all the way from Tbilisi, Georgia – a small country which boasts with an unmatched culture, mouthwatering food, great wine & stunning nature. We have wine country, deserts, ski resorts, awesome hiking trails and the seaside. So, if you’re looking for your next off-beat destination, Georgia is the place to be!


I was always the one with a pair of itchy feet and insatiable wandering heart. I am also in a timeless pursuit of my next best meal and hangry is my middle name. I swear by detailed destination itineraries and meticulous travel/event planning is my biggest forte. Hopping between Washington DC and the world, I strive to uncover new cultures, learn from people I meet, savor local cuisines and experience various travel styles. Whether it is visiting the less-trodden paths of Haiti or exploring the neon-drenched streets of Tokyo, expat life never gets boring and I love every minute of it.

I am here to inspire you, my lovely reader, to explore the world and help plan an ultimate getaway. So, come as you are and enjoy! Happy to have you with me on my journey, thank you for reading!

Oh, and don’t forget to follow me on social media for beautiful visuals and updates!

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  1. Nano, your blog is amazing and very inspiring. Your photography is like a breath of fresh air. Your journey is not only amazing. I also find your pictures, and the manner which they are taking, is like visiting the destinations with you, providing your readers like myself, a deep sense of appreciation for that you are sharing with us. Thanks so much for sharing your journey and such a beautiful culture.

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  2. Hi Nano.

    I found your blog in November 2017 while researching must do activities in Japan. My husband and I joined a group vacation in December. He lived in Japan for a year while teaching English; he has always been enamored with the culture and is no stranger to travel. I, on the other hand, was scared out of my mind for the 10 day trip! Imagine my surprise when I also fell in love with Japan and am ready to move. Since our trip we have been entertaining the idea of making Japan a permanent residence.

    Which leads me to my inquiry… What advice would you give this uncultured but curious American who wants to move to Japan? If you are willing to chat about this topic please feel free to email me.

    Your pictures of spring in Japan are amazing and I can’t wait to experience it for myself! Keep sharing your wonderful experiences, for now I will live vicariously through you.


  3. Hi Nano! Thank you for sharing your wonderful travel adventures!
    Living in Tokyo!! I’m so envious! :D

    I’m Yanti from Indonesia. Will definitely roam around your blog from time to time… see you then! :D

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  4. Just discovered your blog and love it! I’ve been based in Tokyo as well for a few years now, however currently backpacking through Europe and South East Asia for the next 6 months.

    I see you’re a fan of hydrangeas (they’re my favorite flower!!). If you haven’t yet you MUST check out the ajisai matsuri in Toshimaen (Nerima-ku) next year. I went in 2015 and it was simply unforgettable :) here’s some info: https://www.enjoytokyo.jp/amuse/event/340758/

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  5. Nano, come to Bangladesh, my wife is great cook and travel (strike through) shopping companion and my sons love to hear stories, and go places too, like me (not so much for the back pain). Stay with us both of you (free), eat with us (free) and go back to say a few good things about Bangladesh.


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