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Zoroastrian Eternal Flame

History of Zoroastrianism in Armenia: my take on this controversy

Today I am going to talk about an intriguing topic – the history of Zoroastrianism in Armenia. For those who have not heard about Zoroastrianism, let me say it is one of the world’s oldest monotheistic religions. It was founded in Persia and spread far and wide, it had its influence on ancient Armenia. Stick …

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Yerevan weather: what you should know before visiting it

“Yerevan weather” is among the top search queries among people planning to visit Armenia. Well, if you’ve been one of them, you know that most search results are from forecast websites and don’t provide comprehensive information on what weather to expect in each season. That’s why I decided to fill the gap and write about …

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camping in Armenia

Where to stay in Armenia? Complete guide to accommodation options

“Where to stay in Armenia?” is one of top 10 questions I’m asked all the time. I assume there is a serious information gap on this topic. Of course all travelers visiting Armenia research accommodation options when planning their trip. Unfortunately, the almighty internet covers this topic only at a superficial level, and all you …

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useful apps in Armenia

Most useful apps in Armenia. My top picks for travelers, plus a hidden gem!

Useful apps in Armenia is a topic that often is raised by my friends from abroad, who want to visit my country. And indeed, as a passionate traveler myself I know that having a good app on your phone can enable a much smoother travel experience. Especially when you are traveling to a new destination, …

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Ararat brandy by Yerevan Brandy Company

Yerevan Brandy Company: explore tours, tastings and ArArAt

The Yerevan Brandy Company has a rich history dating back to 1887, when it was founded in Yerevan, Armenia near the Victory bridge and the Erivan fortress. The company eventually split into two separate factories: Yerevan Brandy Company and Yerevan ArArAt Brandy Company. Many of my readers are probably familiar with ArArAt brandy. It has …

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