Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

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 […]

Saryan Street: The Place to Be for Wine Lovers in Yerevan

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There is nowhere better in Yerevan to grab a glass of Armenian wine than on Yerevan’s Saryan Street, a long thoroughfare in Armenia’s capital city. This is a complete guide to Saryan Street in Yerevan- from its many wine bars to places to grab cocktails, food, beer, and more. Saryan Street: The Place to Be […]

How Khachats Toun Helped Make Meghri My Favorite Place in Armenia

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Have you ever created expectations about a place without having been there or knowing anything about it? That is exactly what happened with Khachats Toun in Meghri for me. Fortunately, the hotel and cultural hub exceeded any expectations I had about it and then some. This is a quick recap of our time at Khachats […]

Home Restaurant in Vanadzor: Exceptional Flavors & Hospitality

Home Restaurant in Vanadzor: Exceptional Flavors & Hospitality

One thing Armenia is not lacking in is delicious food.  But, while tasty food is a commodity in this country, it is not always easy to find the full experience of the food paired with incredible Armenian hospitality.  Home Restaurant in Vanadzor is the exception to that. At Home Restaurant in Vanadzor, you can experience […]

How to Visit the World’s Largest Yazidi Temple in Aknalich (Armavir)

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This post is about the world’s largest Yazidi Temple located in Armenia. We explain how to visit the Yazidi Temple in Armenia, its history, and a bit of the history of Yazidis in the country. There are not many Yazidi Temples around the world and the most famous one is Lalish Temple, built-in 478 BC, […]