My Favorite Part of Yerevan: "The Cascade"

Posted in Armenia| Art| Yerevan

One of my favorite places in my home town of Los Angeles is the Getty Center Museum complex. With a world renowned permanent collection of art and constantly changing visiting exhibits, there’s never a shortage of great artworks to appreciate. But more than just a museum, you can spend just as much time outside the museum’s…

Armenian Thirst Quenchers

Posted in Armenia| Wine| Yerevan

After last week’s post on the foods of Armenia, it is only appropriate that I follow that up with a post on the drinks of Armenia. After all, you need something to wash down all of that good food!For one I’ve never been to a country that was so proud of its bottled water. Like France with…

Good Eats in Armenia

Posted in Armenia| Food| Yerevan

If I had any worries about not liking the food or not getting enough food on my trip to Armenia, they were all quickly squashed under plates and platters of delicious food. Every meal brought a new type of cheese, meat, vegetable, fruit or in some cases I’m not even sure what. I can say I…

This Hotel Has a What??…

Posted in Armenia| Hotels
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While I did not really know what to expect of my trip to Armenia last month, one thing I definitely did not plan on doing was looking down the barrel of a gun with my finger on the trigger. How in the hell did that happen? Midway through my week long visit to Armenia in September…

Retro Travel: Along the Silk Road

Posted in Armenia| History| SIlk Road

The other day I was reading an article about the cutting-edge, first class cabin on Emirates A380 airplanes.  Private cabins with more entertainment channels than you can count, private showers so you arrive feeling so fresh and so clean, a circular bar so you can get out of your seat and rub elbows with whoever else…

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