Category Archives: Shirak

How One Man from Gyumri Turned War Waste into Wearable Art

How One Man from Gyumri Turned War Waste into Wearable Art

In a small cement-walled studio, a middle-aged man stands next to a workbench surrounded by ceramic urns. On the wooden bench sits a plate of rusted bullet shells. Placing a shell in his palm, he presses the metal down with pliers until it flattens out. This is the story of a Gyumri man who took […]

9 Best Gyumri Hotels, Hostels, & Guesthouses for Any Budget

Things to do in Gyumri, Armenia : Masters Guesthouse

Gyumri is one of the best places to visit in Armenia.  The city now has flight options to it and people will get to experience Armenia’s cultural capital with ease finally. This is a guide to the best Gyumri hotels and accommodation.  It will also showcase budget-friendly Gyumri hostels and guesthouses for travelers to stay […]

Ashotsk Ski Centre – an Epic Place for Skiing in Armenia and More

Ashotsk Ski Centre - Skiing in Armenia (Cross-country)

The most underrated season to visit Armenia is definitely the winter.  Winter tourism in Armenia is fantastic… if you know where to go and what to do.  Skiing in Armenia is an up-and-coming activity since the country has an abundance of majestic snow-covered mountains mixed with smaller ones for novices.  Ashotsk Ski Centre – an […]

Spending Time at the Mindful Herbs & Honey Teashop in Gyumri

Spending Time at Herbs & Honey Teashop in Gyumri

Every once in a while you stumble across a business that just exudes altruism and positive vibes.  While these businesses are far from being ever-present, they are the ones that you’ll never forget and that you can’t wait to recommend to others.  This is Herbs & Honey Teashop, a wonderful cafe in Gyumri. Spending Time […]