A travel guide on what to do in Yerevan, Armenia with a map of locations, and including off-the-beaten-path ideas for alternative things to see in Yerevan.
Photos featuring ten of coolest brutalist and modernist bus stations we’ve spotted on our travels, highlighting some magnificent architecture.
A short history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1991. A guide for those travellers to the former USSR who want to learn about the history of the region.
Street art in abandoned buildings. Often urban exploration and street art go together. A photo essay featuring graffiti and street art in abandoned places.
Photographs of some of the best examples of Soviet modernism in the former USSR, plus a brief explanation of this genre of architecture.
Of all the derelict places we find, abandoned swimming pools are some of the most alluring. Urban exploration at some of the world’s forsaken swimming pools
This vast, unfinished hotel dominates the hill that looks down on Lake Sevan, one of Armenia’s premier tourist destinations, it now lays abandoned.
Urban exploration in Armenia – finding an abandoned swimming pool in Yerevan, including a little info about this disused pool near the Republican Stadium.
Getting caught in a thunder storm whilst searching for Gyumri’s iron fountain, and photographing the surrounding neighbourhood against moody skies.
A suggested Georgia and Armenia itinerary for independent travellers and backpackers to the Caucasus region including off the beaten path destinations.
A guide on where to stop between Gyumri in Armenia and Borjomi in Georgia, via the Bavra – Ninotsminda border crossing stopping in Vardzia and Akhaltsikhe.
Day trips from Yerevan that can be done without taking an organised tour – ideas for days trips from Armenia’s capital you can do on public transport.