Author Archives: Megan Starr

13 Jaw-Dropping Debed Canyon Viewpoints (+ Photo Spots!)

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If there is one thing that the Debed Canyon does remarkably well, it is scenery. These are the best viewpoints and photogenic places on the Debed Canyon! We have traveled along the Debed Canyon countless times and we can not tell you how many times we have stopped to take photos in random spots because […]

7 Unique Things to Do in Charentsavan (+ How to Get There!)

Things to do in Charentsavan, Armenia

Located only 38 kilometers from Yerevan on the Hrazdan River is the beautiful town of Charentsavan. This is a guide to the best things to do in Charentsavan, how to visit, and a few tips to help you plan! About Charentsavan (Չարենցավան) Situated in the Kotayk province, the Armenian town was initially called Lusavan before […]

Ecotourism in the Caucasian Wildlife Refuge (+ Lodging Tips!)

Caucasian Wildlife Refuge guide

Along the border of Khosrov Forest State Reserve is the wild and remote Caucasian Wildlife Refuge. This guide will tell you how you can visit the Caucasian Wildlife Refuge (and how to stay there overnight)! It will also include plenty of tips to help you plan your stay, as well as which types of tours […]

Karahunj (Zorats Karer): What to Know Before You Go + Tips

Karahunj - Zorats Karer Observatory in Armenia

One of the most mysterious places in Armenia is Karahunj Observatory, also referred to as Zorats Karer (and sometimes Carahunge!) This is a guide detailing how to visit Karahunj, why you should take a trip there, and the history of it. Where is Karahunj? Karahunj is located in the south of Armenia in the diverse […]

How to Visit Angelsʻ Canyon in Armenia (Trail Tips & More!)

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I find dry and arid landscapes alluring. I always have. I grew up in a place teeming with greenery, trees, and water… so any place that looks like its opposite captivates my attention and lures me in. Therefore, visiting Angelsʻ Canyon in Armenia was always a top priority for me… even if it did take […]