Author Archives: Aram Vardanyan

Yerevan Wine Days: How to Experience Yerevan’s Biggest Street Festival

Yerevan Wine Days: How to Experience Yerevan's Biggest Street Festival

One of the most exciting events to pop up in the Armenian capital in recent years has been Yerevan Wine Days, a massive street festival in May on popular Saryan Street. This guide covers why you should visit Yerevan Wine Days, what to expect, and everything else you need to know about Yerevan’s biggest street […]

The Ride to Hell: Discovering a Soviet Prisoner Wagon in Yerevan

You never know what you can find accidentally chatting with new people that you randomly met during a group gathering. I was at my co-working space, Impact Hub Yerevan, conducting a tourism workshop when I began chatting with one of the event participants who informed me he was going to check out an old train […]

Preparing Sasna Klulik in the Colorful Garden at Noosh Guesthouse

Noosh Guesthouse making Sasna Klulik

Sometimes, you just want to take your laptop and camera and head to somewhere remote and enjoy time by yourself whether it be by working, relaxing, reading, or enjoying the peacefulness of nature. Well, I recently visited one of the small villages in the Aragatsotn region called Ashnak approximately 40 minutes away from Ashtarak town. […]

Pulpulak: Armenia’s Unique (and Genius) Answer to Free Water

Pulpulak in Armenia

Water. Probably the most important element on our planet and undoubtedly one of the most important ones that give us a true feeling of life, hope, and the ability to move on physically and mentally. The element also offers a mode of transportation amongst many other things for those nations that have access to seas, […]

Hotel Laguna in Vanadzor Review: Upscale Comfort & More!

Hotel Laguna in Vanadzor

Vanadzor has many small and big guesthouses and hotels in different parts of the city and Hotel Laguna, a place I recently stayed at, is located 3.5 kilometers away from the Vanadzor Train Station in a very green area. I found the hotel, which was built in 2010, to be exceptionally great for visitors to […]

101 Mind-blowing Places To Visit In Armenia (by Region)

Best places to visit in Armenia Feature

Armenia may be a small country but it truly has so much to do! These are the best places to visit in Armenia – from well-known places to off-the-path tourist attractions in Armenia that you probably have not heard of! This guide details some of our favorite places to see in Armenia and we break […]