Category Archives: Travel Tips

Sanahin Monastery: What to Know Before Visiting + Useful Tips

Sanahin Monastery in Armenia

Do you love visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Then you will definitely love visiting Sanahin Monastery in Northern Armenia! Sanahin Monastery is one of the most beautiful monasteries in Armenia and this guide details how to visit it, why you should, and a brief history of Sanahin! Simply looking for the best tours to Sanahin? […]

Visiting Haghpat Monastery: History, Tips, & How to Get There

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Are you looking to visit one of Armenia’s best UNESCO World Heritage sites? This guide discusses everything you need to know about visiting Haghpat Monastery in the north of Armenia. If you are planning to discover the gorgeous North of Armenia, then the ancient architectural masterpiece of Haghpat Monastery Complex must be on your list […]

5 Wonderful Reasons to Visit Odzun (+ What to Do There)

Visit Odzun - Best things to do in Odzun, Armenia-14

Are you looking to travel to one of the most beautiful places in Northern Armenia? This is a guide of reasons to visit Odzun, one of the best weekend getaways in Armenia. If you’re simply on the hunt for a tour to Odzun, here are the top-rated tours from both Yerevan and Tbilisi to Odzun. […]

Landing In Yerevan during a Pandemic: Getting Tested + Tips

Armenia coronavirus testing at Zvartnots Airport in Yerevan in October 2020. COVID-19 testing Yerevan, Armenia

Our friend and renowned photojournalist, Amos Chapple, recently arrived in Yerevan during the pandemic and has given step-to-step details documenting his experience at Zvartnots Airport. This guide shows exactly what to expect if you arrive in Armenia during a pandemic and during COVID-19 times.  If you have any question, please leave a comment or send […]

How to Visit Lake Arpi National Park (and Why You Should!)

Lake Arpi National Park in Armenia

Lake Arpi National Park was one of those places that was on my ‘Armenian bucket list’.  The remoteness of the lake and park, in addition to my minuscule knowledge about Shirak, added to its appeal and I had hoped that one day I’d make it up that way. In July, Aram and I planned a […]

14 Fun and Festive Things to Do in Armenia in Winter

14 Fun and Festive Things to Do in Armenia in Winter

It’s easy to come up with things to do during the warmer months of the year but it can be a challenge during the colder months and throughout the low-season of a destination. These are some awesome and festive things to do in Armenia in winter. If you have Armenia winter suggestions, please leave them […]