The Village and the City

  Most tourists who come to visit Armenia spend their time in Yerevan, or traveling to the some of the most beautiful places around the country, especially the old churches or ancient sites—Norovank, Garni, Geghard, Echmidzin, Khor Virap, Erebuni, and so forth. And, the city of Yerevan is, of course, a bustling modern city with … Continue reading The Village and the City


My Yerevan

For the past nine months, I have had the incredible opportunity to live in a city and interact with a culture that is not my own. Through this experience I have learned much about my host country as well as my ability to adapt to different, sometimes challenging, situations. I have come to know Yerevan … Continue reading My Yerevan

Tying the Knot… Armenian Style

This past weekend I was lucky enough to go to an engagement party for my host-sister’s best friend. A few months ago, her and her boyfriend decided that they wanted to get married, so they set a date to get engaged. I was confused. In the States, we don’t typically “set a date” to get … Continue reading Tying the Knot… Armenian Style