Yerevan

Travelling From Telaviv, Israel to Yerevan, Armenia

November 23, 2016
An Israeli traveler recently contacted me and asked could I give an advice on traveling to Yerevan (Armenia) from Telaviv (Israel). As this is a pretty broad topic to answer in one single reply I decided to wrap up longer answer in this blog post. Hopefully other Israeli / Armenian travelers will find some...

Oliva Italian Restaurant in Yerevan

October 06, 2016
If you are looking for an authentic Italian cuisine, here is the simple advice - visit Italy, but if in case in place of Italy you have found yourself in Yerevan, Armenia - here is a good Italian Restaurant Oliva, which is worth to visit and enjoy really good Italian cuisine in pretty authentic atmosphere - live music...

Artashi Mot Restaurant on Moskovyan Street in Yerevan

October 05, 2016
Artashi Mot restaurant was a recommendation from our friend and taxi driver Tom, shortly we returned from the trip to the temple of Garni and Geghard monastery back to Yerevan, we asked Tom for a good local restaurant he would suggest us, and he shortly took us to Moskovyan street and the tasty Armenian cuisine...

Tashir Pizza (On Mashtots Avenue, Yerevan)

September 23, 2016
I first heard about Tashir Pizza back in Tbilisi (Georgia), the girls from local community informed that there is a famous Armenian pizza coming to the town - I had no clue what does famous Armenian Pizza stands for, so I visited my first Tashir pizzeria at Tbilisi East Point mall - read my review here: Tashir...

Yerevan Brandy Factory Ararat

September 21, 2016
This post is about Yerevan Brandy Company producing famous Ararat brandy. During my latest trip to Yerevan (Armenia) I had a free time and I decided to to visit Yerevan Brandy Factory. So, we just walked there by foot, and huge was our surprise when the girl at reception informed that tours can be...

Yerevan Opera Theatre

September 20, 2016
It took me about 4 or 5 times to visit Yerevan, before I actually visited Yerevan Opera theater. OK, in fact I didn't even visited it, just passed by, but the Opera House is a popular landmark when wandering around Yerevan.  Here is the fun fact - The ground-breaking of the Opera-Theatre...

The Swan Lake park in Yerevan

September 15, 2016
The Swan lake park in Yerevan is a popular recreation area in the heart of Yerevan, located next to the Opera house in a 5 minute walking distance from main Republic Square. The Swan Lake park usually hosts various open air art exhibitions. - Ice-skate with many locals at the Swan Lake (next to the Opera House)...

Republic Square in Yerevan

July 16, 2016
Republic Square in Yerevan definitely is city's one of the main landmarks and popular tourist spot. I first discovered it back at the start of January 2014, and have returned to Yerevan city since then for couple of more times. My latest visit here was in mid March 2016. At my 29th birthday (back in 2014( I had a...

Park Hotel in Yerevan Review

July 10, 2016
In mid March, 2016 we visited Yerevan again, this time we booked a boutique hotel on Koghbatsi street - Park Hotel.  We booked this hotel on booking.com for about EUR 80 per night, and stayed here for two or three nights (don't remember anymore) and used as our base for further Yerevan's exploration. There are...

Kilikia Bus Station in Yerevan, Armenia

April 10, 2016
I have used Kilikia bus station to travel from Yerevan to Tbilisi using minivan (marshrutka), but seems you can get from Kilikia to Istanbul (Turkey), Tehran (Iran) or Moscow (Russia), take in note those will be very long trips (starting 40 hours) and I would rather prefer to fly instead of traveling such long...

Karas fast food on Mashtots Avenue, Yerevan

April 08, 2016
We paid a visit to Karas fast food restaurant on Mashtots avenue in Yerevan, just shortly we checked in at nearby Park hotel on Koghbaci street. We got to this place by simply asking on street to a passer by where are some cool places around to get some cool food experience. The lady told - Karas, it's just around...

Celebrating Birthday in Yerevan, Armenia - Roundup

August 13, 2014
This post is a round up post from my birthday celebrations in capital of Armenia, Yerevan, at start of the August. Idea of visiting Armenia, arise soon after I decided it might be fishy to flight to Mestia (Georgia). That was first option - to visit mountainous region of Svaneti in Georgia. I even expressed my joy...

How To Get Pre-Paid SIM Card In Armenia - VivaCell-MTS

August 12, 2014
During my short two days trip to Yerevan in Armenia, I decided I will need a local SIM card to make calls and browse internet.There are three mobile phone operators currently in Armenia: Viva Cell MTS, Orange and Beeline. Orange and Beeline only offer 2G and 3G services. Viva Cell MTS offers both 2G and 3G as well as...

Fine Dining Places In Yerevan

August 12, 2014
During our short 2 day trip to Yerevan, Armenia, in time we celebrated my 29th birthday - we tasted a lot of great Armenian and European food.  Now, looking through my Instagram account - I decided to add photos of food I have taken with my Android phone. Unfortunately I don't remember precise locations and...

Tbilisi - Yerevan Transfers By Taxi Car

August 11, 2014
Update: This article originally was written back in 2014 - a lot has changed since then, mostly prices and services - prices have gone up, service in some cases have gone down - I've removed any contacts listed in this article - please read comments section for up to the date information.  Those of...