Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

12 Unforgettable Things to Do in Areni Village (and Nearby!)

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There is so much more to Areni than just wine (okay, but the wine is pretty awesome too)! This is a guide to the best things to do in Areni village, including some of our favorite cultural experiences, wineries, and locations worth visiting nearby! Armenians have known about the importance of Areni for centuries, but […]

11 Best Things to Do in Yeghegnadzor (Food, History, & More!)

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Yeghegnadzor, Armenia is the gateway to the south of the country and a place that is definitely worth exploring for more than just a stop for gas on your way to Syunik! This is a guide dedicated to the best things to do in Yeghegnadzor – from cultural experiences to camping to wine and beyond! […]

Landing In Yerevan during a Pandemic: Getting Tested + Tips

Armenia coronavirus testing at Zvartnots Airport in Yerevan in October 2020. COVID-19 testing Yerevan, Armenia

Our friend and renowned photojournalist, Amos Chapple, recently arrived in Yerevan during the pandemic and has given step-to-step details documenting his experience at Zvartnots Airport. This guide shows exactly what to expect if you arrive in Armenia during a pandemic and during COVID-19 times.  If you have any question, please leave a comment or send […]

Visiting Harichavank Monastery: Tips, History, & More!

Harichavank Monastery

A gorgeous monastery in the Shirak marz that definitely doesn’t get the attention it deserves is Harichavank Monastery. This post will detail its history, my experience visiting Harichavank, and some tips about how to get there. If you are a fan of this site, you should already know that the city of Gyumri is a […]