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Stories and Tips Armenia

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A poorly clothed tourist in Yerevan

Written by dangaroo on 04 Nov, 2012

My visit to Armenia wasn't quite as I'd liked it to be, it was the return leg of a trip to the Middle East, I'd noticed that Air Baltic had cheap flights from Yerevan to Riga and Air Arabia had cheap flights from Sharjah to…Read More


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Armenia's Natural Appeal

Written by Hishyeness on 12 Sep, 2010

One of the most uplifting and beautiful experiences during my trip to Armenia was an all day drive into the Aragatsotn region, which took in a number of notable sights. It started with the 13th century monastery of Saghmosavank and then a detour to the…Read More


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Selling My Shorts

Written by Hishyeness on 06 Sep, 2010

Armenians are an intensely proud people. For a small nation, spread around the world, they have had considerable success in all spheres of human activity. One half of the MIG partnership that produced some of Russia’s most famous fighter aircraft – Artem Mikoyan – was…Read More


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Zvartnots International Airport

Written by Hishyeness on 04 Sep, 2010

Almost all international visitors to Armenia will arrive at Yerevan’s Zvartnots International Airport, which is about a 20 minute (and 12km) drive from the city centre and its main hotels. The airport has undergone extensive renovation and remodelling, but still retains the original concrete–dominated monolithic…Read More


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To Have and Have Not

Written by Hishyeness on 31 Aug, 2010

What struck me on my belated return to Armenia was the growing chasm between those who have money and those who don’t. A tourist who keeps to the relatively well-trodden area around the centre of Yerevan and the tourist attractions on the outskirts of town…Read More


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The Best Diesel in Yerevan

Written by Hishyeness on 28 Aug, 2010

The Best Diesel in YerevanThe catalyst for my return to Armenia, my ancestral homeland, after a 23 year absence, was to see my sister get married in Yerevan. In a manner typical of the Armenian Diaspora, which is actually larger than the population of the…Read More


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Having a Capital Time in Armenia

Written by Hishyeness on 20 Aug, 2010

ARRIVALMost visitors to Yerevan (and Armenia) will arrive at Zvartnots International Airport, which is about a 20 minute (and 12km) drive from the city centre (known as "getron"). This small airport is an odd mixture of the old and new – with 1960’s Soviet style…Read More


The Rock Bar in Yerevan!

Written by dangaroo on 04 Mar, 2009

When I visited Yerevan in December last year, a rock bar had just newly opened. I was keen to check it out as soon as I heard - if there's a place to rock, then surely it's Yerevan! It has to be said be…Read More


An Airport a-Changing and Changing Their Visa Prices Too!

Written by dangaroo on 18 Dec, 2008

Whilst I imagine that most peoples visits to Zvarnots International Airport in Yerevan are uneventful are straight forward, this wasn't the case for me! Having arrived from Sharjah, UAE after very little sleep for about 40 hours - I was initially surprised to see that…Read More


An Aairport a-Changing and Changing their Visa Prices Too!

Written by dangaroo on 18 Dec, 2008

Whilst I imagine that most peoples visits to Zvarnots International Airport in Yerevan are uneventful are straight forward, this wasn't the case for me! Having arrived from Sharjah, UAE after very little sleep for about 40 hours - I was initially surprised to see that…Read More


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