Category Archives: Aragatsotn

Preparing Sasna Klulik in the Colorful Garden at Noosh Guesthouse

Noosh Guesthouse making Sasna Klulik

Sometimes, you just want to take your laptop and camera and head to somewhere remote and enjoy time by yourself whether it be by working, relaxing, reading, or enjoying the peacefulness of nature. Well, I recently visited one of the small villages in the Aragatsotn region called Ashnak. When I was there, I had a […]

Making (and Eating!) Sweet Sujukh at Tatoents Qotuk in Ashtarak

Tatoents Qotuk

It always amazes me how undiscovered Ashtarak is, particularly in the older part of the city. It is not uncommon to be able to get lost in its narrow streets, stumble upon monuments, and see old homes with traditional Armenian architecture. Perhaps this is part of the allure of Ashtarak… On each of these narrow […]

Learning to Make Tabbouleh at the Delightful Old Ashtarak Restaurant

Old Ashtarak Restaurant in Ashtarak

Ashtarak has easily become one of my favorite places to visit in Armenia and every time I go there (which is regularly these days), I discover something new or more in-depth. I already knew about Old Ashtarak Restaurant from a previous trip, but I never had a chance to do more than just photograph the […]

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 […]

20 Unique & Tasty Things to Do in Ashtarak

Things to do in Ashtarak

Sometimes we forget that we don’t necessarily need to take long adventure trips from Yerevan to experience another amazing Armenian wonder because the beauty of Armenia lies in mesmerizing sites that are most likely closer than you think. This guide contains wonderful things to do in Ashtarak, a stunning area located near Yerevan and other […]