Leaving New Friends in Armenia

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in Armenia, Personal | One Comment
Leaving New Friends in Armenia

Leaving new friends is so hard. The beautiful thing about traveling alone is that it forces you out of your comfort zone, makes it a necessity to meet new people. The problem lies in the leaving. My first day in Armenia, while enjoyable, was spent wallowing a little too much in my loneliness. But the […]

Exploring Armenia: Geghard, Garni, Hayravank, and Lake Sevan

Posted on Sep 15, 2013 in Armenia | 4 Comments
Exploring Armenia: Geghard, Garni, Hayravank, and Lake Sevan

After spending one full day sweating in the oven air of Yerevan, I knew I had to get out of the city while the sun was up. Luckily Armenia is full of beautiful things to see, from its intricate monasteries to the startling blue Lake Sevan. Geghard and Garni are two of the most famous […]

Yerevan in Black-and-White

Posted on Sep 9, 2013 in Armenia, Black-and-White Cities | 3 Comments
Yerevan in Black-and-White

Summertime in Yerevan brings the heat. During the day, the temperature reached nearly 100 degrees of dry air and sizzling sidewalks; the hot streets cleared out as everyone sought out a cool bench in the shade. The quiet let my attention wander to the intricate geometry of the buildings, the massive statues in the public […]

Here Comes An Adventure!

Here Comes An Adventure!

It’s finally set! I’ve been plotting and scheming about my summer travel plans for months, making and breaking itineraries, dreaming up new fabulous adventures, and living in the wonderful world of complete possibility. Of course, that complete freedom restricts when you actually COMMIT to booking tickets, which is perhaps why I constantly have overwhelming anxiety […]