Category Archives: Caucasus

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 […]

Two Days in Yerevan Itinerary – First-Timer’s Guide to Armenia’s Pink City

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Yerevan, Armenia is one of my favorite cities in the entire world. While I think just spending two days in Yerevan is doing yourself a huge disservice, it is still possible to get a true taste of the city within those two days. This is a Yerevan itinerary for those who are embarking on their […]

Take a Trip to Armenia Through These 30 Road Trip Photos!

Tatev Monastery in Armenia

I’ve traveled quite a bit and talked to locals of so many nationalities and backgrounds.  Many tell me I’m lucky to have the opportunity to travel (which I am) while others tell me they wished they had grown up in a different place and will flee their homeland for greener pastures as soon as they […]

10 Amazing Reasons to Visit Togh, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)

The breakaway state of Artsakh is not on a lot of people’s travel radar because it is simply not known. More popularly recognized by its former name, Nagorno-Karabakh, travelers are starting to learn more about this absolutely stunning part of the South Caucasus and everything it has to offer from scenery to wine to hospitality.  […]