Category Archives: Things To Do

Maghanjugh (Aygedzor): A Blast into Syunik’s Almost Forgotten Past

Maghanjugh (Aygedzor): A Blast into Syunik's Almost Forgotten Past

No village is ever built with the intent of abandonment. Unfortunately, a few villages in Syunik were left to succumb to nature during the Soviet-era and picturesque Maghanjugh was one of them. This is a recap of our time visiting Aygedzor (Maghanjugh’s current name). For clarification in what we write- Maghanjugh is the ancient name […]

30 Incredible & Worthwhile Things to Do in Vanadzor

Armenia’s third-largest city and one of it’s most diverse is definitely Vanadzor in the Lori Province.  We recently trekked up there to discover what the city had to offer and came out pleasantly surprised and ecstatic. These are some of the best things to do in Vanadzor. *We often mention booking a city tour throughout […]

What to Know Before You Go to the Urvakan Festival in Yerevan

Urvakan Festival in Yerevan, Armenia 2019

Yerevan held the first and inaugural Urvakan Festival from May 3-5, 2019 in the capital city’s derelict and almost forgotten about Hrazdan Gorge. The Urvakan Festival is an international festival of contemporary culture and new musical forms and it was a completely successful event.  This post details what to know before you attend the Urvakan […]

17 Incredible Places to Visit in Shirak Province (Marz)

Yereruyk Basilica

There is definitely something spectacular about Shirak province. It is cold, the landscapes look neverending, and there is no shortage of amazing places to visit in Shirak. This guide details some of the coolest places in Shirak – from big cities (well, big city), to villages, to historic monasteries and sights. We love how clean […]

9 Armenia Tours That Will Help You Make the Most of Your Trip

Best tours in Armenia

This guide will take you through the best Armenia tours to take when you’re getting to know the fantastic country in the Caucasus. Below is a short guide of the excursions, tours, and activities we note throughout this post in case you’re looking for a quick answer: Half-day tour to Garni and Geghard from Yerevan […]

6 Things to Do in Hrazdan Gorge, Yerevan’s Nature Hotspot

Hrazdan Gorge things to do and Yerevan off the path guide

Hrazdan Gorge is one of the most overlooked places in Yerevan worth visiting.  Locals know about it but it had kind of become overgrown and neglected throughout the years.  Visitors simply just don’t know about this natural gem in the heart of Yerevan. Below are some essential reasons to go to and things to do […]