Tsitsernakaberd // A Visit to Yerevan’s Armenian Genocide Memorial

During WWI, 1.5 million Armenians were massacred at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. Tsitsernakaberd is Armenia’s official memorial of the Armenian Genocide, and one of the most important things to do in Yerevan. Keep reading for a brief history of the Armenian Genocide, photos of the memorial, and what to expect when you visit Tsitsernakaberd. … Read more

Noravank Monastery // A Must See Site in Southern Armenia

Armenia is the world’s first Christian nation, so it makes sense that they would be extremely proud of their monasteries. Scattered throughout this small country, you’ll find a staggering 4,000+ monasteries and churches, some dating back to the 4th century! Admittedly, I’m not the biggest fan of religious history however, in places like this you … Read more

Avan Dzoraget Hotel // A Peaceful Retreat in Armenia’s Lori Province

Putting together our itinerary for Armenia was difficult. Aside from Yerevan and the popular monasteries scattered throughout the country, there was very little travel information to be found. It was a little daunting, but more so exciting because we had the opportunity to really head off beaten path. With no knowledge of Armenia to begin with, … Read more