Yerevan

Postcards from Yerevan (Winter)

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Back in February 2023, we made a short, but very remarkable business trip to Armenia and of course it's capital Yerevan. In today's Piece of Life series - a day from Winter in the city of Yerevan. Many years ago I featured Postcards from Yerevan (Spring)   Republic Square in Yerevan definitely is the city's one of main landmarks and popular tourist spots. I first discovered it back at the start of January 2014, and have returned to Yerevan city since then a couple of more times. Centrally…


Monument to 50 Years of Soviet Armenia in Yerevan

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The monument to the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution is located in the Arabkir administrative district of Yerevan, at the beginning of Azatutyan Avenue, above the Cascade complex. The monument was built in 1967 and is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Soviet Union in Armenia. If you are into Soviet Architecture, this place deffintely is worth the visit. The views from the viewing platfom are just awesome.  The 50-meter obelisk, which is 65 meters,…


Tbilisi - Yerevan Transfer by GoTrip.Ge Review

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If you are planning to travel from Tbilisi to Yerevan, you might want to consider using the services of gotrip.ge company. This is a popular company in Georgia that offers transportation services to different destinations in the country, including the transfer between Tbilisi and Yerevan.  The founder of the company, Sergey, actually contacted me a few years ago asking to make a review of this company, but never actually came back. Anyhow, as I had used gotrip.ge service for a couple of times…


Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan

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Centrally located on Republic Square, Marriott Armenia Hotel Yerevan offers soundproofed rooms with classic-style décor and fine international cuisine. A bar and an outdoor summer terrace are also available. We booked this hotel for about 3 day stay at mid-February 2023 paying about EUR 420. Our booking included access to the executive lounge, which included free meals and drinks. Despite being rated as just a 4-star hotel, this is by far the most recommended stay in Yerevan. And I have…


Armenia's Emerging Tech Scene: The Country's Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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At the start of 2023, I helped as a hiring manager for a country manager role in Armenia for a translation company from neighboring Georgia. It was an interesting expieriece, dealing with candidates, having online interviews over Google Meet, and finaly conduction face-to-face interviews in Yerevan.  In this article I decided to take a closer look on overall tech sector in Armenia Armenia is a country that has been in the shadows of its larger neighbors, but it has emerged as a hub for tech…


Exploring the Best of Armenia: A Travel Video from our Business Trip

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Welcome to our latest video, where we take you on a journey to Armenia, a country known for its rich culture, history, and stunning natural beauty. In the mid February 2023 we visited Yerevean for a weekend to conduct work interviews with potenital country managers for the translation company expansion plans We stayed at the luxurious Marriott Yerevan Hotel, visited the Rio Shopping Mall, tried some of the finest Armenian brandy, explored the famous Cascade, and so much more. Join us as we…


Yerevan for Kids: Top Attractions for Family Fun

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Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, is a vibrant and bustling city that offers many attractions for families with kids. From beautiful parks to exciting museums, Yerevan has something for everyone.  While we planned our business trip to Yerevan which was accompanied by our 4-year-old, I couldn't help but wonder what we could explore in the city together with our 4-year-old. I decided to do some research and found that Yerevan is full of family-friendly activities and attractions that would…


Discover Yerevan: Top 15 Things to See and Do in Armenia's Capital

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Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture, Yerevan is a must-visit destination for travelers. Here are the top 15 things to do and see in Yerevan: Visit the Cascade Complex The Cascade Complex is a massive outdoor staircase that was built in the 1970s and 80s. It offers stunning views of the city and is home to a number of art installations and exhibitions. At the top…


How to Order Online Delivery Food in Yerevan, Even if You Don't Understand a Word in Armenian (menu.am)

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This article might be outdated, some of the mentioned companies might be out of the market, as the article was originally written back in 2014/2016. Now in 2022, there are food delivery apps, and much works much smoother, but I still find it valuable to publish this story because of the geeky tutorial. This trick we first tried back in 2014, when stayed for a few nights at boutique hotel Meg in Yerevan.  The next time I tried the following method was in 2016, I ordered online delivery food to…


Travelling From Telaviv, Israel to Yerevan, Armenia

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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 helpful thought in this article as well. Now, I must inform that I have never traveled directly route Telaviv - Yerevan, Thus I have done route Istanbul - Telaviv (once), Istanbul - Tbilisi…