Category Archives: Practical Information

Yerevan Train Station: What to Know Before You Visit the Railway Station

Yerevan Train Station - All You Need to Know Before Visiting the Yerevan Railway Station-2-min

Trains are not as ubiquitous in Armenia as they are in other countries, but they definitely do exist.  The main railway station in Armenia is the Yerevan Train Station.  This is a guide to the Yerevan Railway Station’s history as well as its function and purpose in the Armenian capital city today. This guide will […]

Yerevan to Lake Sevan: 5 Easy Options to Get From Yerevan to Sevan

Yerevan to Lake Sevan (how to get from Yerevan to Sevan in five different options)- Bus, Train, Tour, Taxi, Rental Car

One of the most popular spots to visit in Armenia is Lake Sevan.  This Yerevan to Lake Sevan guide will give you the low-down on how to go from the capital city to this natural, resort area.  We will detail five different options that will take you from Yerevan to Sevan. Yerevan to Lake Sevan: […]

Armenian SIM card: Easily Getting a SIM Card in Yerevan (Beeline + MTS Vivacell)

How to get an Armenian SIM Card in Yerevan. Best SIM card in Armenia options

Getting a SIM card in Armenia is a pretty easy process and a very affordable one. This post details how to get an Armenian SIM card in Yerevan with MTS (Vivacell) and with Beeline. This post focuses on Armenian prepaid SIM card options, not ones with contracts. Armenian SIM card: Easily Getting a SIM Card […]

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 […]

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Noratus Cemetery

One of the most prolific places to visit in Armenia is Noratus Cemetery, a historical graveyard that has the largest cluster of khachkars in Armenia. This is a guide about how to easily go from Yerevan to Noratus – including Noratus tours and how to get there via public transportation. Click here if you’re simply […]

35 Very Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Armenia

Things to know before you come to Armenia

You’ve probably stumbled upon this guide because you’re planning to visit Armenia. This post will detail everything we think you need to know before you travel to Armenia – from information about the language to secrets from locals. If you have additional questions, please send us a message or leave us a comment! We hope […]