Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

Areni-1 Cave: How to Visit the World’s Oldest Winery (+ Tips)

Areni 1 Cave in Armenia-3

During your travels in Armenia you will wonder at all of the amazing historic sites and probably think “wow, this church is over 1000 years old!”  Well, how would you like to visit a site that is 7000 years old?  That’s right!  The Areni-1 cave is exactly what you are looking for and it is […]

Stone Art Guesthouse: Learning about Armenian Tuff in Pemzashen

Hovhannes Margaryan

One of my favorite places I have ever stayed in Armenia is the Stone Art Guesthouse in Pemzashen village in Shirak. Located about 40 kilometers away from Gyumri, the small village sits on the slopes of Aragats and you can see the majestic mountain a clear day (and I can’t think of many better views […]

8 Armenian Expressions and Sayings That Will Make You Laugh

8 Armenian Expressions and Sayings That Will Make You Laugh

There are many everyday Armenian expressions that will put a smile on your face, even if unintended! These are some Armenian sayings that will make you laugh! Ahhh… Armenia and Armenians. Sometimes, I think about how we came to exist as a nation and after so many centuries, still retain our culture, traditions, and language. […]

Unforgettable Views and Comfort at the Old Tatev B&B

Old Tatev B&B in Tatev village

There are many stunning villages in Armenia but few have as much recognition in their name the way Tatev does. Tatev Monastery is one of the top sights in Armenia and attractions thousands of visitors annually. When the Wings of Tatev was opened in 2010, the world’s longest cable car made Tatev Monastery even more […]

9 Best Gyumri Hotels, Hostels, & Guesthouses for Any Budget

Things to do in Gyumri, Armenia : Masters Guesthouse

Gyumri is one of the best places to visit in Armenia. The city now has flight options to it and people will get to experience Armenia’s cultural capital with ease finally. This is a guide to the best Gyumri hotels and accommodations. It will also showcase budget-friendly Gyumri hostels and guesthouses for travelers to stay […]

32 Things to Do in Gyumri, Armenia’s Soulful & Creative City

Gyumri is Armenia’s second city and arguably its creative capital. This is a guide to things to do in Gyumri. It will contain what to do in Gyumri for culture, history, and food lovers alike. Best Things to Do in Gyumri Located in the Northern part of Armenia’s Shirak province is the picturesque city of […]