best-cafes-in-yerevan July 29, 2019

Best Cafes in Yerevan

Every place you visit have some influence on you that’s why we prefer to go to those countries, cities, and sites that are fitting to our taste and character. Let me appreciate your choice about coming to Armenia. However, if you aren’t sure about your trip to Armenia let me help you. We may discover Armenia together, find entertainment places, plan your travel, explore the hidden destinations, known and unknown areas, and whatever you are interested in.

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hotels-in-nagorno-karabakh July 29, 2019

Hotels in Artsakh

Whenever you travel to a country you should be ready for some kind of nuance for you: a new environment, culture, behavior, and many more factors. To travel to an attractive country where you get a chance to explore many interesting places is an excellent opportunity if you are fond of discovering the world. However, finding a comfortable residence for your stay is never less important.

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ruben-vardanyan July 29, 2019

Ruben Vardanyan

Have you ever dreamed about being awarded with the Aurora Prize? Do you know that one of the co-founders of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative is An Armenian? He is Ruben Vardanyan - an Armenian businessman, initiator, founder and partner of various organizations, and even more. Vardanyan was born on 25 May 1968 in Yerevan. He graduated from the school with a gold medal then became a soldier in the Soviet Army. After the service, he entered the Moscow State University and studied economics. 

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vardan-mamikonyan July 29, 2019

Vardan Mamikonyan - The hero of Avarayr Battle

He was an Armenian Sparapet - a military leader, a martyr, and a saint of the Armenian Apostolic Church. During the period of 450-451, he was the leader of the Armenian liberal movement. Vardan Mamikonyan was the leader of the Armenian military forces at the highly recognized battle of Avarayr. He may be considered as one of the greatest Armenians throughout the time. Vardan Mamikonyan was born in 387 at the village of Artashat. His father was Hamazasp Mamikonian who was also a military leader. The mother of Vartan Mamikonian was Sahakanuysh - the daughter of Catholicos Isaak (Sahak Partev).

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old-churches-in-armenia July 26, 2019

Old Churches in Armenia

Have you ever wonder about what country has the most churches? Probably you have heard about the Armenian architecture of churches. Being the first country to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301, Armenians started to build churches that became a cultural heritage for the later coming generations.

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armenian-names-popular-armenian-boys-and-girls-names July 26, 2019

Armenian Names: Popular Armenian Boys' and Girls' Names

The Armenians’ history goes back for 3000 years. Do you imagine how many given names are differentiated and created during that length of time? Some of these names are borrowed from other cultures and converted, others are invented and listed as national Armenian names.Since ancient times Armenians have a unique approach to the creation of names. There are many popular bible names that have their Armenian versions. As the first Christian country, Armenia couldn’t stay indifferent to the biblical names. 

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best-restaurants-in-yerevan July 26, 2019

Best Restaurants in Yerevan

They say that a hungry man is an angry man. I can guarantee you won’t get angry in Armenia, especially in Yerevan. The capital of Armenia is rich in places where you may eat delicious Armenian foods and not only. There are many restaurants in Yerevan where you don’t have any chance but to experience a nice and friendly service and delicious food. As for restaurants, they are a lot in Yerevan.

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armenian-chess-players July 25, 2019

Armenian Chess Players

They say that Armenia dominates the chess world. Probably, this isn’t an exaggeration. Chess which was played in Armenia since the early Middle Ages is highly popular today. However, the Armenian chess gained a world spread recognition in the 1960s when a Soviet Armenian Grandmaster Tigran Petrosyan became a world chess champion.

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aram-khachatryan-life-and-legacy-of-the-talented-composer July 25, 2019

Aram Khachatryan - Life and Legacy of The Talented Composer

He was a Soviet Armenian composer and conductor: one of the leading composer of the Soviet Union. His works are an essential part of the 20th-century music classics. He is highly recognized throughout the world and his compositions are performed worldwide.

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leonid-yengibarov-the-life-of-the-sad-clown July 25, 2019

Leonid Yengibarov - The Life of The Sad Clown

He was an Armenian-Russian clown, actor, and writer born in 1935 in Moscow. Leonid Yengibarov’s (Leonid Yengibaryan) father was an Armenian chef and the mother was a Russian housewife.In his teenage years, Leonid went to the boxing school. He was taking part in amateur bouts. Besides, he was also an enthusiastic football player. Maybe it was his passion for the sport that later led him to enter the Moscow Sports Institute for his Master’s Degree. However, he left the institute just a few months later, because he wasn’t satisfied with the courses.

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weather-in-armenia July 25, 2019

Weather in Armenia

Armenia is located in the subtropical zone of in the ridges of the central part of the Lesser Caucasus. Maybe this is the reason why the weather in Armenia varies a lot. Every region has a unique and typical climate.The subtropical climate is especially common in the southern part of the country, Syunik province (particularly the city Meghri). Due to the weather conditions, this area let people grow some subtropical fruits such as orange, lemon, olive, etc. 

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khash-the-king-of-armenian-winter-table July 24, 2019

Khash - The King of Armenian Winter Table

Are you fond of tasting delicious dishes of various cuisines? Then you’ll surely be satisfied with the Armenian dishes. If you are familiar with some Armenian kitchen recipes you may have some opinion about the Armenian foods. However, if you have ever visited Armenia you have probably eaten Armenian barbeque and Dolma or other important dishes of Armenian cuisine. Of course, the Armenian desserts are an inevitable component of the Armenian table. Yet, this isn’t all. There are many more dishes included in the Armenian cuisine that may arouse your interest and increase your appetite. One of such dishes is the Armenian Khash. 

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