Is it easy to make friends with locals here? Are there any prejudices or any ethnic groups who might feel uncomfortable here?
Georgians are extremely friendly and open to westerners. It is possible to make local friends particularly if you take interest in the country, culture, and find common interests. - Jun 2020
There are not very many people of color in Georgia. That said, if black Peace Corps volunteers can wade into rural communities and be accepted and loved, I'd say anyone can! Most Georgians are pretty friendly and hospitable. However, I am white, so I really can't speak to what it would be like to be a person of color in Georgia. - Jan 2019