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The best three parks to work from in Yerevan

August 31, 2015 / 0 comments
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Many times, travellers to Yerevan asked me where they can find a good place to work from in the capital of Armenia, and I used to recommend a cafe… Because the weather allows one to work in the open-air areas from mid of April till mid of October in Yerevan, I have decided to walk around…

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Paravakar Landscape

Welcome to Paravakar Village

August 28, 2015 / 0 comments
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Not long ago, I had an unforgettable escape to Paravakar village where my ancestors grew up. This very cozy and small village in Tavush Province of Armenia has its special place in my heart. As a child, I used to spend summer holidays at my grandparents’ house surrounded with love and care. On the one…

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Monument Artsakh

Must See in Artsakh

August 15, 2015 / 0 comments
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Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), the high-altitude Earthly Paradize in the South Caucasus, is renown for its woody mountains, the heavenly canyon of Hunot, medieval churches, monasteries, quaint villages, hospitality and mouth-watering natural food. In case you are planning a trip to the Republic of Mountainous Karabakh, we recommend visiting the former capital city of Shushi with its war-damaged streets…

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Trip to Gegharot Waterfall

July 30, 2015 / 0 comments
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What is really great about being in Armenia is the opportunity to travel around the country whenever you wish to. Some of the main sites are pretty close to the capital and all you actually need to do is pack a hiking backpack. Photo by Sonia Bagdasarian By the end of hot July the wish…

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Etchmiatsin Cathedral Armenia

Welcome to Etchmiadzin – the Christian Pilgrimage

July 25, 2015 / 0 comments
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So, is it the city of Etchmiadzin or Vagharshapat? That is the first thing you might be interested to know as a tourist. Well, it is Vagharshapat, which is commonly known as Etchmiadzin – located in Armavir Province of Armenia, west of the capital city of Yerevan. Here are some important facts you might be interested to…

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Golden Apricot

Golden Apricot 2015

July 22, 2015 / 0 comments
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The 12th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival was held in the capital city Armenia from July 12-19, 2015. This year, among the honourable guests of the festival were world renowned stars Ornella Muti and Nastassja Kinski. The head of Golden Apricot Yerevan International Festival in 2015 was French film director, actor, screenwriter and producer…

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Birthright Armenia volunteers

Opportunities to volunteer in Armenia

July 14, 2015 / 0 comments
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Are you planning a long-term travel to Armenia? Wonder which are the opportunities to volunteer while discovering Armenia? Well… we’ve gathered some useful information, tips and links for those eager to donate their time, give help to others, bring new perspectives and skills to Armenian organizations and, finally, to gain volunteer experiences in Armenia. Which are the…

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Tbilisi Flood 2015

Tbilisi Flood 2015: those who help…

June 18, 2015 / 0 comments
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Heavy flooding that occurred on the night of 13 to 14 June 2015 in the Vere River valley in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi united people to support the victims and to clean-up the city: #Georgia|n UK-based singer @KatieMelua will perform a charity concert to help people affected by the #TbilisiFlood. pic.twitter.com/q5X3crSFUm — Wandelion (@Wandeliontravel) June…

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Odzun Holy Mother of God Church

Welcome to Odzun Village: wonders to explore

June 17, 2015 / 0 comments
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Historical village of Odzun situated high above Debed Gorge on a plateau in Lori Province of Armenia attracts architecture and nature- lovers with its architectural monuments from different centuries and glorious landscapes. Photo by Edgar Harutyunyan / It is believed the name Odzun (translated from Armenian odzel -«օծել» as “to ordain”) was given to the…

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Zorats Karer

Zorats Karer: The Prehistoric Astronomical Observatory of Armenia

June 15, 2015 / 0 comments
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Zorats Karer, also known as Carahunge and acclaimed as the Stonehenge of Armenia, is an ancient astronomical observatory that occupies seven hectares of land and sits on a high plateau near the town of Sisian in the Syunik Province of Armenia. It is hard to find a scientific consensus on the age of this mysterious…

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Swinging Bridge of Khndzoresk

Must See in Khndzoresk Village

June 5, 2015 / 2 comments
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Situated on the steep slopes of Khor Dzor (Deep Gorge) in the Syunik Province of Armenia is the breathtaking Khndzoresk village. In case you are planning a trip to one of the best historical and hiking sites in the South-East of Armenia, here are our recommendations about what to see in the village of Khndzoresk….

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Armenian Carpet

Where to Find Armenian Rugs Nowadays?

May 14, 2015 / 0 comments
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Hmm… of course in Armenia. Armenian rugs can also be found in overseas Armenian carpet shops, galleries and museums. For example, the square tufted ancient carpet (5th to the 3rd century B.C.) that was excavated in the frozen tombs of Siberia is considered to be of Armenian origin and is kept in the Hermitage Museum…

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