Hiking in Lastiver

Find Your Adventure in Armenia

April 2, 2015 / 2 comments
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Here you are, an international visitor in Armenia experiencing culture shock. The immaculate Armenian culture beckons to you, but all you want to have are thrilling experiences and adventures. There are quite a few adventure travel destinations in Armenia. Hiking: Wear your hike shoes, take your travel backpack and do some hiking from the Central…

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National Park pf Dilijan

Modern Day Dilijan: all about resorts, education and…

March 31, 2015 / 0 comments
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Dilijan – situated sixty-six kilometers away to the northeast from the capital city of Yerevan, surrounded with Pambak and Bazum mountain ranges, is another famous resort town to spend winter or summer holidays in Armenia. When asked what makes this resort town so attractive in comparison to Tsaghkadzor or Jermuk spa- towns, most visitors mention…

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Land of sun

Explore The Land Of The Sun With Paintings

March 28, 2015 / 0 comments
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Many countries of the world have interesting nicknames. We have already mentioned in ”What to expect from travel to Armenia? Vol.1” that Armenia is called “Country of the Rocky Highlands”. However, it is also called “Land of the Sun”. Why? Well… the country is noted for mostly sunny weather and bright colors throughout the year….

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AYB Schoolalbum Exam

Explore Study Options in Armenia

March 24, 2015 / 0 comments
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Are you interested in studying in Armenia? Or, it can be, you have a serial expat lifestyle with the next long-term business travel scheduled for Armenia? Hmm… In case you are worried about the options for education in Armenia, be informed that education has a long history and is one of the most important and…

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Road to Khor Virap

Royal Prison Turned Into Touristic Destination

March 20, 2015 / 0 comments
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Deep well which has 20 ft (6 meters) depth and a diameter of 14 ft (4.4 meters): place for prisoners to try to survive during their punishment. Nowadays, you can be the lucky visitor to such weird place that has became one of the most popular pilgrimage sites and visited destination for tourists to Armenia….

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Monastery of Tatev by Marko Ukkola

Eight Things You Should Know Before Visiting Tatev Monastery

March 18, 2015 / 0 comments
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Situated high on the edge of the cliff, over the Canyon of Vorotan River, in Syunik Province of Armenia: Monastery of Tatev. In case you are planning a trip to this sanctum of wisdom and faith, here are our eight recommendations about what you should know before starting the trip. 1. From Yerevan to Halidzor…

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Pomegranate by Sonia Baghdasaryan

Pomegranate – The Fruit of Armenia

March 16, 2015 / 0 comments
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Hm… one might question whether pomegranate is the fruit of Armenia and wonder if it is not the apricot that is the national symbol of Armenia. Well, the apricot does symbolize Armenia. On the other hand, the pomegranate has more prominent and expressive representations in Armenian art, mythology, literature, movies, fashion, and cuisine. In Armenian…

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Kecharis

Tsaghkadzor Beyond Skiing

March 13, 2015 / 0 comments
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The winter season is over. We are absolutely sure, you had great time in Tsaghkadzor ski resort up on the hill, enjoyed the iconic sight of Mount Ararat and the picturesque view of Tsaghkadzor town from the peak of Mount Teghenis. But travel is about change and we recommend you come back for the awe-inspiring…

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Bakuriani

Bakuriani: 80-year-old Ski Resort in Georgia

March 6, 2015 / 0 comments
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Bakuriani: one of the most important and well known mountain resorts in Georgia is celebrating its 80th birthday as a ski resort. Located at an elevation of 1700 meters above sea level on the northern slope of the Trialet Range, Bakuriani is one hundred and eighty kilometers away from the capital city of Tbilisi and…

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2014

Armenia 2014: calendar reds

March 3, 2015 / 0 comments
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Did you miss out anything memorable of Armenia 2014? Alas… One cannot turn back time to experience everything. The good news is you can just scroll down to learn about the most outstanding festivities, events and moments of Armenia 2014 right now. Here they are: Took Place: February 15 | The Feast of Saint Sargis /…

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Wine Festival Armenia

Armenian Wine: ample, healing and…

February 26, 2015 / 0 comments
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Do you know that Armenian people distinguish between various types of wines, such as wedding wine, merriment wine, baptism wine, etc…? Well, in Armenia wine is an inseparable companion of a happy table. As Armenians say, there is no feast full without the Armenian wine. Drinking of Armenian wine is accompanied with the ritual of…

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Food: Connecting People

February 25, 2015 / 0 comments
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Traditions of hosting people and making the table for them can say a lot about the people, their traditions and habits. You probably remember about one of the national Armenian dishes Khash. It is said that khash can only be cooked by men, who spend the entire night cooking, and can be eaten only in the early…

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