Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

On the Lookout for Lenin in Arin Village (Vayots Dzor)

I will never forget the moment we found out that there was a Lenin statue in Arin village, Armenia.  We were on a trip down in Syunik and Hovik, the wonderful man that co-owns Shahnazar Adventure Camping told us about the place. To be honest, we believed him but we are always such skeptics until […]

Yeganyans’ Guest House and Wine Yard in Ashtarak (Review)

Yeganyans' Guest House and Wine Yard in Ashtarak, Armenia

This post discusses my wonderful time and stay at Yeganyans’ Guest House and Wine Yard in Ashtarak and how you can have a trip of your own! We love to spontaneously take road trips to other cities and surrounding natural places in Armenia. Sometimes it is to experience new hiking trails (because Armenia is definitely […]

A Mystifying Trip to the Abandoned Hin Khot Village in Syunik

How to visit Hin Khot in Syunik Armenia

Perhaps no place in Armenia is quite as jaw-dropping as Hin Khot. This guide details how to visit Hin Khot, what to expect, and a bit of its history. We visited Hin Khot as part of the Legends Trail with People in Need Armenia.  But, of course, you can visit independently and see this beauty […]

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Garni (4 Options)

How to Get from Yerevan to Garni

Are you looking for the easiest way to get from Yerevan to Garni? This guide will detail the options you have to travel to Garni from Yerevan (and back again)! Armenia has hundreds of amazing natural and historical sights and many of them are located in close proximity to Yerevan. Within an hour of Yerevan, […]

Ashotsk Ski Centre – an Epic Place for Skiing in Armenia and More

Ashotsk Ski Centre - Skiing in Armenia (Cross-country)

The most underrated season to visit Armenia is definitely the winter.  Winter tourism in Armenia is fantastic… if you know where to go and what to do.  Skiing in Armenia is an up-and-coming activity since the country has an abundance of majestic snow-covered mountains mixed with smaller ones for novices.  Ashotsk Ski Centre – an […]

Kirovakan Hotel in Vanadzor Review: Modernizing a Soviet Icon

Kirovakan Hotel in Vanadzor-8

If there is one hotel in Vanadzor that truly stands out, it is undoubtedly the Kirovakan Hotel.  We have stayed there on multiple occasions and had a fantastic experience both times. Here is a quick write-up about our time there! Named after the city’s former name, Kirovakan Hotel is an icon in Armenia’s third-largest city. […]