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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Legends Trail in Syunik: A Complete Travel Guide (2021)

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

Armenia is an up-and-coming hiking destination and it is finally getting the love (and trails) it deserves. This is a complete travel guide for the Legends Trail in Syunik, one of the newest and coolest hiking trails in Armenia! The Legends Trail is a new network of trails in Syunik in southern Armenia. Syunik is […]

Under the Walnut Tree: Armenia in a ‘Nutshell’ in Yeghegnadzor

Under the Walnut Tree Guesthouse in Yeghegnadzor-13

Armenia has no shortage of fantastic places to visit, whether it be landmarks, guesthouses, or delicious restaurants. But, very few places can offer an entire glimpse into a country the way Under the Walnut Tree guesthouse in Yeghegnadzor does. This is a recap about my stay at Under the Walnut Tree in Yeghegnadzor, the masterclasses […]

Why You Should Visit Zvartnots Cathedral (& How to Get There)

Why You Should Visit Zvartnots Cathedral (& How to Get There)

One of the most popular places to visit close to Yerevan is the wondrous and picturesque Zvartnots Cathedral. This is a guide that shows how to visit Zvartnots Cathedral and practical information for your trip. If you’re simply seeking a tour to Zvartnots, here are our recommended options: Etchmiadzin tour along with Zvartnots Cathedral from […]