Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

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. […]

Spitakavor Monastery: History, How to Visit, & More!

Spitakavor Monastery

If you are looking for a little off-road adventure (actually it’s a rough dirt road) with beautiful panoramic views and interesting medieval and modern history, look no further than Spitakavor Monastery!  Located in the Vayots Dzor Province, it is a manageable drive from Yeghegnadzor, the provincial capital of Vayots Dzor.  I stayed at the scenic […]

How to Easily Get from Yerevan to Tatev Monastery (4 Options)

Yerevan to Tatev Monastery

If you are looking for how to travel from Yerevan to Tatev Monastery, then our guide will detail the process, showing you just how easy it is to get to Tatev from Yerevan (and back). Also, in this guide from Yerevan to Tatev Monastery, you will see how to make stops at Areni-1 (cave) and […]