Georgia

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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Zof in Etchmiatsin

Brief Guide to Solo Female Travel in Armenia (I)

December 28, 2015 / 4 comments
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You won’t find Armenia on the lists of the top destinations for solo female travelers. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider a trip on your own. As a seasoned solo female traveler who has been travelling and living in the Caucasus for over two years, I’m sure and certain Armenia makes for a great destination…

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hiking around Dilijan

One Week in Armenia. An Itinerary for a First Timer

December 21, 2015 / 17 comments
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You are coming to Armenia for the very first time. You are excited yet confused. You are not sure what to expect. Even Uncle Google doesn’t seem to know too much about this mysterious destination. Sit back and relax. Here is a ready-made itinerary for a perfect week in Armenia designed for a beginner. Day…

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Zhengyal Bread Yerevan

Zhengyal Bread – Pearl of Armenian Breads

December 18, 2015 / 0 comments
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When travelling to Artsakh, the high-altitude Earthly Paradize with forested mountains and pictorial valleys make sure to try one of the most common and delicious dishes – bread with “zhengyal”. By the way, a perfect food every vegetarian in Armenia should eat. You can find this traditional bread in many provinces of Armenia. However, it…

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girls on ride sharing in Armenia

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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Christmas mood in Yerevan

Winter gateways in Armenia. What to see if you are visiting Armenia around Christmas?

December 14, 2015 / 0 comments
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I know you might be a little surprised, but yes, I’m here today to invite you to Armenia in the dead of winter. Yes, it is low season. Yes, it is cold. But still, I believe that every traveller should pay a visit to the Caucasus in winter. Why? First of all, it’s beautiful. Skies…

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Honey Hive

Honey is honey anywhere… why the Armenian one?

October 16, 2015 / 0 comments
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As a traveller to Armenia during the fall/winter season you will most probably buy dried or frozen fruit, herbs or jam to experience the taste and smell of spring/summer seasons of this land of sun. Why not honey that tastes greater from what is usual? The Armenian natural honey is abundant with the flavour of spring flowers from the alpine mountains and…

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Working space

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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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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View of Gyumri Armenia

Must See in Gyumri

May 9, 2015 / 0 comments
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The northern Armenian town of Gyumri situated 126 kilometers north of the capital city of Yerevan is the second largest city in Armenia and the capital of Shirak Province. Gyumri, a disaster zone since 1988, after a huge earthquake pummeled the city, is currently reviving and turning into an appealing city with hope for a new…

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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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