Category Archives: Caucasus

11 Random Facts About Armenia

Most people outside of the Caucus region know very little about Armenia.  Many Norwegians I talk to have never even heard of the country.  And while most Americans have heard of Armenia, I’m fairly certain that half have heard of the country due to the Kardashians claiming to have roots there (pretty sure Armenians aren’t […]

The Perfect Two Days in Baku Itinerary for First-Timers

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Finding yourself in Baku, Azerbaijan without proper knowledge of the city or a semi-organized plan of what to do can actually lead to a huge missed opportunity to see the Azeri capital in all its glory. This guide will show you how to spend the perfect two days in Baku. If you feel anything is […]

How to Take a Taxi in Yerevan, Armenia (and not Pay an Exorbitant Amount)

How to Take a Taxi in Yerevan, Armenia (and not Pay an Exorbitant Amount)

Times have definitely changed in Armenia.  When I first went there back in early 2013, the Yerevan taxis running the streets were using copyrighted logos as branding and identification and many were owned by individuals who had no affiliation with local taxi companies.  After constantly being heckled and harassed by taxis in other cities in […]