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 […]

17 Diverse Places to Visit in Ararat Province (Marz)

Havuts Tar Monastery Complex

One of Armenia’s provinces that most travelers inevitably visit without knowing is the Ararat province. This guide details some amazing places to visit in Ararat and why you should go to each! The capital of the Ararat marz (Armenian for ‘province’) is Artashat and the province is, naturally, named after Mount Ararat. Interestingly, two of […]

35 Very Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Armenia

Things to know before you come to Armenia

You’ve probably stumbled upon this guide because you’re planning to visit Armenia. This post will detail everything we think you need to know before you travel to Armenia – from information about the language to secrets from locals. If you have additional questions, please send us a message or leave us a comment! We hope […]

Hotel Mirhav: The Reason You’ll Never Want to Leave Goris

Reasons to stay at Hotel Mirhav in Goris

We have stayed in several places around the world. And considering comfort, food (ohh… the food), and service, we definitely place Hotel Mirhav in Goris toward the top of that list. On our recent Syunik trip, we had the luxury of staying at Hotel Mirhav and experiencing all they had to offer- from a plov […]

Spending Time at the Mindful Herbs & Honey Teashop in Gyumri

Spending Time at Herbs & Honey Teashop in Gyumri

Every once in a while you stumble across a business that just exudes altruism and positive vibes.  While these businesses are far from being ever-present, they are the ones that you’ll never forget and that you can’t wait to recommend to others.  This is Herbs & Honey Teashop, a wonderful cafe in Gyumri. Table of […]

Observing Syunik’s Nature at Tanzatap Wildlife Watchpoint

Tanzatap Wildlife Watch Point-12

Every once in a while, you come across a person whose connection with his or her surroundings just makes you envious and unapologetically inspired. Ashot Arshakyan, the founder of Tanzatap Wildlife Watchpoint, is undoubtedly one of those people. Once I had heard about a new wildlife excursion near Tatev village, I was excited to test […]