Category Archives: Province (Marz)

11 Best Things to Do in Tsaghkadzor (All Seasons Guide)

There are several fantastic places to visit in Armenia, but perhaps none are as renowned during the winter as Tsaghkadzor, the country’s ski capital.  This is a guide of things to do in Tsaghkadzor, including places to eat and cultural events happening throughout the year. If you have any suggestions for what to do in […]

5 Fantastic Reasons to Visit Tandzaver (+ Things to Do)

Tandzaver Waterfall Secret Syunik

When we were recently in Syunik, we had the chance to visit Tandzaver, a small and remote village somewhat near Tatev and not far north of Kapan. We were not entirely sure what to expect in such a small, yet beautiful place, but after leaving, we seriously think that everyone needs to set aside a […]

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 […]

Shahnazar Adventure Campsite: The Perfect Legends Trail Pit-Stop

Shahnazar Adventure Campsite: The Perfect Legends Trail Pit-Stop

There are so many places in southern Armenia worth discovering. The Syunik region is home to thousands of these sights, places, and landmarks. While the area may be unexplored, you can still find yourself at home for a week or two in the region. This post details our stay at one of the coolest new […]

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

One of the most mysterious places in Armenia is Karahunj Observatory, also referred to as Zorats Karer (and sometimes Carahunge!) This is a guide detailing how to visit Karahunj, why you should take a trip there, and the history of it. Where is Karahunj? Karahunj is located in the south of Armenia in the diverse […]