If you haven't chosen your destination for this festive season, Yerevan can be an ideal place to go! There are many exciting activities you can enjoy in the beautiful capital of Armenia.
Nestled in the crags and mountainous landscapes of Syunik province, is the abandoned village of Hin Khot, a mind-blowing historical place that will take your breath away ...
After more than a year spent in lockdown, we now find ourselves free, both literally and figuratively. The shackles of anxiety and uncertainty that were controlling our lives these last few months are loosening . Finally, things are going back to normal, and we can breathe again… freely!
Armenia certainly isn’t short of castles and fortress citadels that are ready to blow your mind. These emblems of glory, battles, struggles …hold so much power and untold stories within their walls that you can feel them within you as you stand there marveling at these edifices .
Imagine this, a 3000 km long, world class hiking trail, making its way through the magnificent wilderness, a web of routes interconnecting a couple of dozens of national parks and protected areas going through Armenia and Georgia, a seemingly never ending route to conquer … sounds like a hiking aficionado’s dream, no ?
In the modern-day capital, where cars are moving in every direction, concrete buildings cut off views, where noises and movements seem to never stop, there is a land that rises up on a hill, 65 meters above the city.
Being there, in front of the Dashtadem fortress, also known as "Qagheni Berd" is like getting all of a sudden transported to another era, a parallel world or ... a Hollywood production for a medieval-themed movie (if we want to be more realistic)
Armenia is known for its deep historical roots that trace back all the way to prehistoric times. Whose legacy is still very much alive through the many historic sites and artifacts scattered around one of the oldest nations.
With all the marvelous wonders that the country has, it’s always interesting to see someone’s personalized impression, have a firsthand seat as they discover the land, and find out some interesting quirky facts or hidden gems that we had never heard of.
Sunday morning comes every week and it’s time to explore and experience something new. This time our car wheels headed to the north-eastern part of Armenia, Lake Sevan. One hour drive and SUNday morning is on the horizon.
While in Armenia Silvia started a blog to keep a record of the memories she made in Armenia, and also she has written a book "111 Gründe, Armenien Zu Lieben" (111 Reasons To Love Armenia)...
Poetic, fascinatingly mysterious and filled with secrets from the past... In fact, it is hard to describe Kanaker or sum it up in a few words, but these are the first things that pop to mind.
For all the hiking aficionados out there, Armenia embodies all that you're looking for and more. There is always something new to explore here and you will never be bored or lack options.
It is astonishing to realize that the current urban fabric of Kond has remained the same for centuries and that the streets had preserved the same layout from the 17th century.
Having fallen in love with the country Michael has since visited a few more times, living in Yerevan for some time and traveling across the country while making captivating videos about the culture, food, unique destinations, and the hidden gems he had discovered.