Category Archives: Yerevan

The Ride to Hell: Discovering a Soviet Prisoner Wagon in Yerevan

You never know what you can find accidentally chatting with new people that you randomly met during a group gathering. I was at my co-working space, Impact Hub Yerevan, conducting a tourism workshop when I began chatting with one of the event participants who informed me he was going to check out an old train […]

11 Cafes in Yerevan with Delicious Coffee and Good Wifi

green bean cafe in yerevan

Travelers might be surprised to learn that Yerevan is a city brimming with cafes. Yerevan cafes differ from one another; some are hidden behind buildings, some are lining the city’s streets, and some are inexplicably unique to cafes in other cities around the world. This is a guide to cafes in Yerevan that offer tasty […]

What to Know Before You Go to the Urvakan Festival in Yerevan

Urvakan Festival in Yerevan, Armenia 2019

Yerevan held the first and inaugural Urvakan Festival from May 3-5, 2019 in the capital city’s derelict and almost forgotten about Hrazdan Gorge. The Urvakan Festival is an international festival of contemporary culture and new musical forms and it was a completely successful event.  This post details what to know before you attend the Urvakan […]

10 Delicious Restaurants in Yerevan for Vegans and Vegetarians

Tasty Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants in Yerevan

Armenian cuisine contains a lot of meat.  On the other hand, it also contains a lot of vegetables and many dishes are actually vegetarian (without intent). This guide will detail vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Yerevan where you can get plant-based options with ease. Just a note:  Not all restaurants on this guide are completely […]

6 Things to Do in Hrazdan Gorge, Yerevan’s Nature Hotspot

Hrazdan Gorge things to do and Yerevan off the path guide

Hrazdan Gorge is one of the most overlooked places in Yerevan worth visiting.  Locals know about it but it had kind of become overgrown and neglected throughout the years.  Visitors simply just don’t know about this natural gem in the heart of Yerevan. Below are some essential reasons to go to and things to do […]