hiking around Dilijan

One Week in Armenia. An Itinerary for a First Timer

December 21, 2015 / 12 comments
By:

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…

Read more →

Rabati Castle in Georgia

Rabati Castle Complex – The Georgian Disneyland

September 25, 2015 / 0 comments
By:

Well, not exactly a Disneyland or an amusement park, but one of the top touristic attractions of Georgia representing a multi-ethnic history. Occupying approximately seven hectares territory, the castle complex is comprised of a mosque, a minaret, a synagogue, a Christian church, a palace, a citadel, as well as landscaped gardens, vineyards on terraces, outdoor pools with fountains,…

Read more →

Etchmiatsin Cathedral Armenia

Welcome to Etchmiadzin – the Christian Pilgrimage

July 25, 2015 / 0 comments
By:

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…

Read more →

View of Gyumri Armenia

Must See in Gyumri

May 9, 2015 / 0 comments
By:

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…

Read more →

National Park pf Dilijan

Modern Day Dilijan: all about resorts, education and…

March 31, 2015 / 0 comments
By:

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…

Read more →

Land of sun

Explore The Land Of The Sun With Paintings

March 28, 2015 / 0 comments
By:

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….

Read more →

2014

Armenia 2014: calendar reds

March 3, 2015 / 0 comments
By:

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 /…

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 →

Sardarapat ethnographic museum

One day tour to the west from Yerevan

December 16, 2013 / 0 comments
By:

What can tourists do in Armenia, if they are mainly based in Yerevan and would like to see nearby areas as well? Here are some suggestions on which route you can choose to travel outside of Yerevan and return for a sleep at your place in the Armenian capital. Going west from the capital you…

Read more →

Sighnaghi

Sighnaghi: Capital of Love

December 14, 2013 / 0 comments
By:

Sighnaghi, known in Georgia and beyond its borders as city of love is a wonderful touristic destination. This small cosy city lies on 113 km east to Tbilisi. During recent years Sighnaghi was fundamentally reconstructed and has become an important center of Georgia’s tourist industry. This small city is famous for the production of Georgian wine…

Read more →

Museum of Ethnography Georgia

Time Travel at Museum of Georgian Ethnography

November 11, 2013 / 0 comments
By:

Have you been to a museum which occupies 50 hectares? If yes, please share info in the comments, if not, then read our post and see you soon in Tbilisi! Have you ever wondered how people lived a century ago, what tools and houseware they used/invented/ in their daily life? If you are in Tbilisi, the…

Read more →

Cascade Complex in Yerevan

Add a bit culture to your trip

November 6, 2013 / 0 comments
By:

There are people who are rather for a cup of coffee or beer than going to boring museum tours, gazing at pictures on the walls and nodding head to museum guides talks. BUT…we have chosen museums that will entertain you rather than bore. So, go ahead, read a short guidance and hope you enjoy museum…

Read more →