I just had a discussion with some Armenian friends about Armenian drinks and remembered about this really fun episode of the Jack Maxwell’s documentary series “Booze Traveler” for the Travelchannel, in which he explores Armenian culture of alcoholic beverages. Continue reading “Booze Traveler on The Armenian Trail”
There are Iranian tourists everywhere in Yerevan these days. They’re here to celebrate Novruz. We haven’t seen so many since at least 2011. This has got to be the result of lifting international sanctions against Iran. Continue reading “Iranians Flock to Armenia to Celebrate Novruz Again”
The Armenian dram strengthened against the U.S. dollar by 16 percent on Thursday after weeks of depreciation that accelerated dramatically earlier this week amid turmoil in Russia’s currency market, RFE/RL reports. Continue reading “Armenian Dram reacts to Government’s actions, strengthens sharply”
Armenia’s national currency, the Armenian Dram lost about 10 percent of its value overnight.
According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union. More importantly, only 13% are against it. Continue reading “55% of Armenians support country’s membership in Eurasian Economic Union”