Everything You Need to Know to Buy an Armenian Sim Card

How to get an Armenian sim card

Traveling around the Caucasus, one thing that can be annoying is having to get a new sim card in each country. Azeri sim cards don’t work in Georgia, Georgia sim cards don’t work in Azerbaijan, etc. Traveling among Armenia, Georgian, and Azerbaijan, you will need three separate sim cards, since cards only work in their … Read more

How to Visit Geghard Monastery: A Day Trip that turned into a Spiritual Odyssey

Armenia - Geghard Monastery

A day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Geghard is one of the most popular trips from Yerevan. Here’s everything you need to plan your own trip to this monastery. More of a Spiritual Oddesey than a Day Trip Since I find myself visiting Orthodox monasteries and churches often, I know what the … Read more

The 50 Most Beautiful Mosques in the World & the Pictures to Prove It

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Morning sun on Nerteva River and Old City of Mostar, with Ottoman Mosque

Anyone who’s had the privilege of traveling in a Muslim-majority country like Azerbaijan, Turkey, or Tunisia can tell you about how stunning Islamic architecture around the world can be. Whether you’re exploring the famed Blue Mosque in Istanbul or the much less visited Blue Mosque in Yerevan, stepping into a mosque for a non-Muslim is both … Read more

Armenia Packing List: Everything You Need to Pack for Armenia for Women and Men

Armenia - Yerevan - Mount Ararat

Many people who travel to the Caucasus are wondering what to pack for Armenia since most people’s travel itinerary here will include stops at many ancient monasteries and important churches. When visiting holy pilgrimage sites like Geghard Monastery, you want to know that you’re wearing culturally appropriate clothes. As anyone who’s fond of visiting Orthodox Monasteries … Read more