Picnic in a park of Yerevan

What to Do in Armenia in August?

July 29, 2014 / 4 comments
By:

July and August are the hottest months of the year in Armenia as well as in other countries of Southern Caucasus. This probably makes these months to be hardly bearable if you do not have a holiday trip to Maldives, etc. But who said that staying in Armenia in August you will be deprived of…

Read more →

Memorial

Musaler: the village with it’s own victory

July 14, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Musaler is situated not far from the capital city of Yerevan. It is only 20 minutes ride from there to the city-center. If you pass through this village you will not probably even notice the memorial standing on the nearby hill and will never think that this very place holds in itself a strong and…

Read more →

Hiking to Ararat

Hiking Newbie? Well, You Need…

July 8, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Hiking. Probably the most commonly used word in today’s travel clubs, groups and among individual travelers. How would you describe hiking: a truly cheap, easy and adventurous mean of travelling, which requires courage, health, readiness and love towards discovering new world. How would you imagine hiking? Waking up in the morning, packing some useful stuff…

Read more →

Golden Apricot 11 Festival

Golden Apricot Film Festival

June 29, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Armenia is a country mainly connected with such themes as the sun, nature, fruits and vegetables. Many people associate it with a certain fruit, which is the  “apricot”. There is also a testimony, that in Latin the explanation of the fruit is expressed as follows: “Fructus Armeniaca”. It’s not a surprising that in 2004 in…

Read more →

Currency in Armenia

June 28, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

You are a traveler who comes to Armenia and wants to learn some useful information. OK! Let’s try to start with something that is quite important for you to know: the currency in Armenia! Armenia has a special currency which is called “dram”, not the musical instrument that is written with “u”, but “dram”, which relates…

Read more →

Mushurba statue in Gyumri

The goblet with a strange sound 

June 19, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Every old nation has some interesting attributes that are not used anymore, but are still famous because they represent a part of the traditions and customs of the country formed by the ancestors of the people living in it. One of these interesting attributes can be found in the town of Gyumri in Shirak province…

Read more →

Sevanavank

The Holy Couple of Sevan

June 16, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Every tourist who has looked through a guide-book about Armenia, noticed the only “sea” of the country: Sevan Lake. Generally Sevan is associated with holidays, sunny beaches and relaxing people. But it is also a place for pilgrimage for Christian people. They visit Monastic complex of Sevanavank situated close to the Lake. The monastic complex was initially situated on a small…

Read more →

Armenian Stone Dragons

June 15, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Probably the most famous tomb stone or monument in Armenia is the cross-stone. A rectangular piece of stone richly decorated from up to down and set in some interesting places such as near or inside a church, alongside with a tomb, or close to a place where one can find water. Of course you can…

Read more →

shaki

Top 5 Waterfalls of Armenia

/ 0 comments
By:

Mountainous Caucasus holds in itself countries which have truly magnetic nature and varied landscape. Situated in the heart of Caucasus, Armenia is far from the seaside by its both sides, but it never had lack of wonderful countrysides with lots of forests, lakes and rivers. Truly exiting are the places where a visitor can find not only…

Read more →

Tax refund

Tax free shopping in Armenia

June 8, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Generally travelling refers not only to exploring a new country, its traditions, its way of life, heritage and sights, but also to shopping in it. Yes, mostly shopping lovers will understand how cool it is to shop in a country where you are travelling to. All of us like it and quite all the people have…

Read more →

View of Mount Ara from Mount Aragats

Ara: The King Mount of Armenia

June 5, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

Mount Ara is situated in Kotayk Province of Armenia and is 2577 meters high. It’s a heavily eroded and mysterious volcanic crater, situated in between the rivers of Hrazdan and Kasakh. Mount Ara is situated very close to the villages laid in the area. It is famous for being one of the most visited mountains in the region. Many hikers like this place,…

Read more →

Armenian eternity sign

Arevakhach: Armenian Eternity Sign

June 1, 2014 / 0 comments
By:

What characterizes the Armenian monasteries, temples and churches, ancient tombs and cross-stones are the symbols that can be found on them. These symbols come from old times and change according to the epoch in which the church was built, or the tomb was set. Among these symbols there is one, which dates back to 5th century…

Read more →