The Janapar Trail in Artsakh

January 20, 2016 / 0 comments
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There are many reasons to visit the region of Artsakh, or Nagorno-Karabakh. The region is filled with a rich history, hospitable people with incredible stories, beautiful nature, and of course, notorious and delicious local food. Now, there is another reason to visit, and it combines all of the incredible aspects listed above. The Janapar Trail,…

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Farmers’ Markets in Armenia: An Experience Not To Be Missed!

January 11, 2016 / 1 comment
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The shugas (farmers’ markets) in Armenia are so much more than just a place to get fresh and local produce. I see every trip to the shugas as an adventure, and I never leave them without some story to tell. The Variety There are many different types of shugas in Yerevan alone—some of them are…

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Things To Do And See in Tbilisi!

December 29, 2015 / 0 comments
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With Tbilisi being just about six hours away from Yerevan, it can be a convenient and suitable destination for a weekend getaway! If you are going for a short period of time, however, it may seem overwhelming to see and do everything. Here is a short list of some of Tbilisi’s beautiful attractions you don’t…

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Georgia Calling: A Spotlight on Veg-Friendly Cuisine!

December 23, 2015 / 0 comments
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Every country and region has its own specialties when it comes to food. Georgia, in my mind, has some of the most filling, nutritious and delicious vegan and vegetarian foods I have ever tried. Since the dishes I am talking about are traditional, and not substitution-based, I credit this mostly to their wide use of…

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Tips on Ride Sharing in Armenia

December 16, 2015 / 2 comments
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Hitchhiking can be a scary concept to many people. In some countries it is more common and acceptable, and in others not so much. The typical strategy is sticking out your thumb and waiting for a ride. In Armenia, when often waiting for a mashrutka (a fixed-route minibus) on the way back from Lake Sevan,…

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