If you need some suggestions for where to go next, try searching for “Armenia destinations” on Google and you’ll special search cards (see the picture abot). Hitting on each of them opens a nicely arranged special page, or you can try clicking “More destinations in Armenia.”
From the destinations menu there are links to the travel guide, Google Flights and Google hotel search, all very helpful.
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Even though Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia are vastly different states, they are always viewed together as one region — the South Caucasus. This means that all international human rights, anti-corruption and democratization reports will look at the indicators from these three countries and try to ‘bring them in line’ together. Continue reading “Why Azerbaijani Laundromat is Bad for Armenia and Georgia”
This is a sad day. Nagorno-Karabakh President Bako Sahakian personally and deliberately defeated one of the greatest arguments in support of Karabakh’s independence from dictatorial Azerbaijan by swearing in for yet another term on Thursday and extending his decade-long rule.
Continue reading “King Bako Sahakian of Artsakh Inaugurated”
After former PM Hovik Abrahamian’s fall from power, TV host, rapper Felix Khachatrian is allowed to return to the Public TV of Armenia as the host of the new program “Formula of Love” («Սիրո բանաձև»).
Continue reading “TV host Felix Khachatryan, banned from Public TV for years, returns”
We’re starting to see more tourists than usual in Armenia lately. Armenian authorities say they expect a 20% growth in the number of tourists visiting the country. And there seems to be much more stuff to do for them as well — fests, celebrations, ropeways and ziplines, concerts everywhere.
Continue reading “Number of tourists set to grow in Armenia, tourism industry contributes 4% of GDP”
According to this World Bank report, remittances comprised 11.3% of Armenia’s GDP in 2016. It is also interesting to look at how Armenia is doing in comparison with other Post Soviet and Eastern European states. Continue reading “Remittances comprised 11.3% of Armenia’s GDP in 2016. World Bank”
The 114.6 km Vardenis-Martakert highway connecting Armenia with Nagorno-Karabakh officially opened today. Continue reading “Vardenis-Martakert Highway officially opens”
Meet ‘The Ultimate Fighter 26’ cast: Armenia native Karine Gevorgyan
MMAjunkie has published an interview with Karine Gevorgyan ,who discusses how she got her start in fighting in her native Armenia, what it’s like to train there, and more. Continue reading “The First Female "Ultimate Fighter" from Armenia — Karine Gevorgyan”
According to the preliminary data published by the Armenian Ministry of Education 40,000 children will go to 1st grade today, as the new academic year starts in Armenia.
Continue reading “40,000 first-graders will start school in Armenia on 2017”
A Reddit user has published this cool map, which illustrates where Armenian Heads of State (Prime Ministers of the 1st Republic and Presidents of the 3rd Republic) were born. Amazing to note that none of Armenia’s leaders was born in the territory of today’s Armenia. Below is the underlying data: Continue reading “Birthplaces of all Armenian Heads of State”