Category Archives: South Armenia

A Complete Travel Guide to Khor Virap Monastery (Tips & More!)

A Complete Travel Guide to Khor Virap Monastery (Tips & More!)

Khor Virap is one of those must-visit places that should be on your itinerary when you visit Armenia. This is a complete travel guide to Khor Virap Monastery.  It includes how to visit, why you should visit, facts about Khor Virap, and much more! If you’re looking for a tour to Khor Virap, please check […]

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery (taxi, bus, rental car, and khor virap tour options)

One of the most iconic places in Armenia is undoubtedly Khor Virap.  This guide will show you how to get from Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery, a must-visit place in Armenia. This guide will include details about how to visit Khor Virap by public transportation, tour, and with your own car.  Click here if you […]

Shrvenants School: An Illuminative Walk through its Abandoned Halls

Shrvenants School: An Illuminative Walk through its Abandoned Halls

There’s something to be said about revisiting something that used to be an exemplary role model of its kind back in its better days. Sometimes the mission pans out and sometimes it doesn’t. I desired to visit Yuzhmash rocket factory in Dnipro, Ukraine several years ago but it (needless to say), did not work out […]

16 Best Things to Do in Goris (and the Surrounding Area)

Goris is one of the cities in Armenia that will easily just blow you away. It is different and for a city of small size, there is quite a bit to do there and in the surrounding area. Here is a guide for all the wonderful things to do in Goris: what to do in […]

Hotel Mirhav: The Reason You’ll Never Want to Leave Goris

Reasons to stay at Hotel Mirhav in Goris

We have stayed in several places around the world. And considering comfort, food (ohh… the food), and service, we definitely place Hotel Mirhav in Goris toward the top of that list. On our recent Syunik trip, we had the luxury of staying at Hotel Mirhav and experiencing all they had to offer- from a plov […]

How to Visit Shaki Waterfall (and Why You Should + Tips)

Shaki Waterfall is one of the best places to visit in Southern Armenia and the Syunik region- so much that it is included on several organized tours of the aforementioned part of Armenia. This guide details how to visit independently or with a tour, why you should go (seriously, you should!), and some tips to […]