Azat Reservoir: Quick Travel Guide to an Unassuming Place

Azat Reservoir: Quick Travel Guide to an Unassuming Place

There are many Yerevan day trips that garner the attention they deserve but one place that kind of flies under the radar is the Azat Reservoir and its surrounding area. We recently had a chance to visit and were blown away by its beauty, potential, and scenery. However, the day definitely needed to be planned […]

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery (taxi, bus, rental car, and khor virap tour options)

One of the most iconic places in Armenia is undoubtedly Khor Virap.  This guide will show you how to get from Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery, a must-visit place in Armenia. This guide will include details about how to visit Khor Virap by public transportation, tour, and with your own car.  Click here if you […]

10 Museums in Yerevan That Will Help You Discover Armenia

50 Fabulous and Impressive Things to Do in Yerevan

Armenia is a country teeming with history and artifacts and one of the best places to uncover this is at a museum.  This is a guide to the top ten museums in Yerevan based on popularity and number of visitors. Don’t forget that by purchasing the Yerevan pass, you will have access to over 40 […]

How to Cheaply Get From Tbilisi to Yerevan by Bus in 2021

Tbilisi to Yerevan by bus

The bus is not my preferred form of transport.  Actually, it is the type of transport I avoid like the plague.  But, when I travel from Tbilisi to Yerevan, I always prefer to travel by bus. Going from Tbilisi to Yerevan by bus, or marshrutka (a minibus still prevalent in many former-Soviet states), is cheaper, […]

How to Visit the 8th-Century Tanahat Monastery (+ Photos!)

How to Visit the 8th-Century Tanahat Monastery (+ Photos!)

Isolated but not hard to reach, Tanahat Monastery is a beautiful place to visit in the Vayots Dzor Province and is a great stop if you are driving to Syunik! What remains of the Tanahat Monastery are the Saint Stepanos and Saint Nshan (Holy Sign) churches, both from the 13th century.  But according to the […]

18 Diverse and Popular Places to Visit in Syunik

Ughtasar - Places to visit in Syunik

Syunik is one of the most underrated and mysterious regions of Armenia. This guide showcases some of the best places to visit in Syunik – from the high mountains to national parks and beyond! We take you from Meghri near the Iranian border up to Shaki waterfall and more. This list is by no means […]