Crossing Borders: Journeying Between Armenia and Georgia

Not I, not anyone else, can travel the world for you. You must travel it for yourself. – Walt Whitman Our journey starts at Yerevan. It was 8AM when the travel agent from Holiday Factory, Lilit, picked me up at my hotel and as much as I want to stay in Armenia, it was now…

Day 3: Part 2 – The Northeast of Armenia

This is my last part of my trip to Armenia and I┬ásolely dedicate this post to my most memorable experience in this beautiful country – that is to eat, drink, and laugh like an Armenian. Truly, it was a cultural immersion I will never forget. Before we headed to Noravank, we made a stop to…

Day 3: Part 1 – The Northeast of Armenia

I thought I’ve seen everything about Armenia on the second day of the tour but I was wrong. This country has more things to offer and places to see and although I had a rough start on this third day (refer on my previous post, Storytime: My Unpleasant Experience in Armenia), I didn’t let this…

Storytime: My Unpleasant Experience in Armenia

Disclaimer: My experience may be an isolated case in Armenia. Even with this unpleasant event, I find their country safe and beautiful. The day three of my Armenia tour started with a bad experience at the most unexpected place that I could imagine, the church. Our tour guide, Johann, fetched me first at my hotel…

Day 2: A Trip to the South of Armenia

My second day in Armenia officially started with a complimentary breakfast from Europe Hotel. This hotel serves decent amount of delicious breads, pastries, fruits, eggs, hams, and other food items for breakfast. Of course, as a caffeine-dependent person, coffee should not be missed! Johann with his Armenian brother, Hayk, picked me up at my hotel…

Day 1: Yerevan – A City Frozen in Time

Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia and is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Its buildings and streets speak about how old their civilization is and how proud they are to maintain the history of this place. YEREVAN AIRPORT The moment I peeped into the airplane’s window three (3) hours after the…