Tag Archives: Armenia

10 Places That Deserve More Travelers

Tatev monastery, Armenia

10 Places That Deserve More Travelers
Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations.

Armenia

Why Go Now: Few people know that Armenia was the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion, in A.D. 301. And Armenia’s ancient churches—massive, sprawling complexes of ruins nestled into the wildly green canyons and mountaintops of the countryside—are among the world’s best preserved.

The World’s Sexiest People Are Armenian Women And Irish Men

The World's Sexiest People Are Armenian Women
The Huffington Post, By Carly Ledbetter

It seems that Kim Kardashian is having a major effect on yet another “sexiest” list.

According to a new survey by MissTravel, a destination dating website, its customers say the world’s sexiest women are from Armenia and the world’s sexiest men are from Ireland. The travel site polled over 110,000 Americans to determine who they thought was sexiest; last year, Australian men and Brazilian women topped MissTravel’s “hot” charts.

Europe’s oldest cities (part 1)

While many of the world’s oldest cities, settled around the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East, are off-limits to travellers at present, Europe’s most ancient settlements are very much open to visitors. These are the continent’s 16 oldest continually inhabited.

Zadar, Croatia
When did the earliest inhabitants settle? 900 BC

Winter tourism: Skiing in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia

Cahkadzor-si-resort-Armenia

The location of Armenia in subtropical zone between the ridges of central part of Caucasus Minor and the fact, that more than 90% of its territory at a height of more than 1000 km above the sea level determine the basic characteristic of the climate of Armenia. It is formed here by air masses of midlatitudes. In summer tropical continental air masses encroach from the South. In winter the air above Armenian Plateau is strongly cooled and the area of high air-pressure sets here.

Exotic and hidden countries: Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh)

karabakh traveler

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (Artsakh)

Yahoo Travel: Nagorno-Karabakh was an ethnically Armenian autonomous region of Azerbaijan during the Soviet Union. The citizens of Karabakh voted for independence in 1991 while the Soviet Union was disintegrating. This ushered in a war between Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, with support from Armenia.

Wings of Tatev aerial tramway shifts to spring mode

Tatev-aerial-tramway

Starting March 1, the world’s longest aerial tramway Wings of Tatev shifted to spring mode.

From March 20-31, single-way and double-way ropeway tickets will be sold with 10% discount.

Wings of Tatev will operate every day except for Monday, 10 am till 6 am.