Crime is a problem throughout Georgia. The situation is complicated by long standing ethnic tensions, political instability and terrorism. To date, there is no evidence of political violence directed specifically at foreigners.
No vaccinations are required for entry to Georgia. However, since reliable statistics indicate that more than 80% of adults in developed countries do not maintain their immunization status, if you happen to be in this category, you're well-advised to to have routine immunizations updated.
Georgia's location makes it an important commercial transit route. In ancient times, it was an important post on the famous Silk Road linking China to Europe.