How Much Do Holidays Cost The Armenian Economy?


Today is the 10th straight day of holidays in Armenia. I’ve been in need of a bank for at least 5 days, not a chance! Car technicians are not working either, although I need something urgent to be fixed!

I’ve been wondering how can a poor country like Armenia afford to shut down its economy and make no money for so long.

There are some estimates, that the UK economy is losing £ 2.3 bn on each bank holiday. How much is Armenia losing? Continue reading


Holiday Planner: Bing maps provides driving directions to Georgia


Microsoft’s Bing Maps says: “Depart from Yerevan on M24 road and drive 5.2 miles, turn right onto highway A325 … cross over to Georgia… Arrive at Kobuleti, Ajaria, Georgia on the right.” Yep, looks like the Bing Maps is the best option for Armenians planning to ride to the Black See for an escape from summer heat in an affordable seaside location in Georgia.

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