Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

One of the most mysterious places in Armenia is Karahunj Observatory, also referred to as Zorats Karer (and sometimes Carahunge!) This is a guide detailing how to visit Karahunj, why you should take a trip there, and the history of it. Where is Karahunj? Karahunj is located in the south of Armenia in the diverse […]

Ijevan Dendropark: A Must-Visit Arboretum in Ijevan

Ijevan Dendropark: A Must-Visit Arboretum in Ijevan

I’m a sucker for green spaces and parks and always add them to my list when visiting cities.  Fortunately, Ijevan Dendropark (also referred to as Ijevan Arboretum) was anything but a letdown.  Here is how you can visit and what to expect from one of the best attractions in Ijevan. Ijevan Dendropark: A Must-Visit Arboretum […]

5 Fantastic Reasons to Visit Tandzaver (+ Things to Do)

Tandzaver Waterfall Secret Syunik

When we were recently in Syunik, we had the chance to visit Tandzaver, a small and remote village somewhat near Tatev and not far north of Kapan. We were not entirely sure what to expect in such a small, yet beautiful place, but after leaving, we seriously think that everyone needs to set aside a […]

Keerk & Co. is Yerevan’s Chillest New Cafe – Library

Keerk & Co. | Yerevan's Chillest New Cafe - Library

There is an abundance of great Yerevan cafes and we are never hard-pressed to locate one to work from or relax at. Keerk & Co. is undoubtedly one of the best new cafes in the capital city and one we have found ourselves enjoying several times since its opening. The cafe-library stands out among the […]

How to Visit Marmashen Monastery (History + My Experience)

How to visit Marmashen Monastery in Armenia

Looking for some cool things to do near Gyumri when visiting the city? One of the best places to visit is Marmashen Monastery, only a 20-minute journey outside of the city. This guide details the history of Marmashen, my experience visiting the Shirak monastery, and some quick tips on how to get there from Gyumri. […]