Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

6 Diverse Cooking and Cultural Experiences in Gyumri (+ Shirak)

Best cooking and cultural experiences in Gyumri and Shirak

You will find a diverse array of cooking and cultural experiences all over Armenia, but some of our very favorites are located in Gyumri and the Shirak region! This post will cover some of the best cultural experiences in Gyumri and nearby – including food, culture, tradition, and more. Did we miss any cool workshops, […]

12 Great Guesthouses in Lori (for Hospitality, Food, & More!)

Best guesthouses in Lori (Fairy Tale House)

Are you looking for some of the best guesthouses in Lori? We disclose some of our favorites in this guide and look forward to expanding on this post over time! We have curated this guide to include guesthouses all throughout the region (we still have some work to do in Alaverdi and nearby!) and many […]

Recap from STARMUS Day 2022 at the COAF SMART Center

Kalandra (from Norway), performing

The Lori region has a lot to offer and it is one of the most beautiful regions of Armenia with otherworldly green nature, dramatic mountains, and breathtaking historical sites situated at the most epics corners of Debed Canyon. The region is not only great for hiking and biking, eco-tourism, and other activities but it is […]

7 Delightful Debed Canyon Villages (You Shouldn’t Miss!)

Odzun Church - Debed Canyon villages

One of the best things about visiting the Debed Canyon is that you will find some of the most charming villages along the way! This post details some of our favorite Debed Canyon villages that we think you should add to your itinerary! Best Debed Canyon Villages Odzun Odzun village is known to be one […]