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Insomniac Thoughts and Reflections: A Sleepless Night in Yerevan

It is 6:26AM. 4 Kit Kat sticks later I know I should stop (both the chocolate and my writing).

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Where to find the perfect Chemex coffee in Yerevan?

A month ago I had to make decisions on what to bring to Yerevan for our 2-month long pilot project, Stega. I thought very profoundly when I was packing whether or not I wanted to risk breaking my chemex coffee maker.  I was definitely willing to risk my Bodum french press to break, so I brought that… Continue reading Where to find the perfect Chemex coffee in Yerevan?

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5 Ways to Enjoy the Beach During The Winter Months

“Let’s go to the beach on January 9th”, said no Angeleno ever.  Going to the beach during the winter months, especially in LA, when you can’t expose your skin and get a few shades darker, is considered to be pointless by many I know. In fact, I’ve never really associated going to the beach during… Continue reading 5 Ways to Enjoy the Beach During The Winter Months

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Whirlwind Thailand Tour: Island Life and Chiang Mai

It’s been a contrasting experience going from the freezing temps of Nepal to the tropical climate of the Thai islands, spending my time here shirtless and with the same pair of swimming trunks for the past three days.     I wasn’t even meant to come to Thailand but my good friends who I worked… Continue reading Whirlwind Thailand Tour: Island Life and Chiang Mai

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Where to find the best coffee and croissant in Yerevan city? 

The key to inspiration and finding the best croissants accompanied with aromatic and delicious coffee is patience and serendipity, it seems like, on my trip. It’s not a secret that I’m a coffee snob and a croissant aficionado. However, I had given up the search and had surrendered to Armenian coffee, which I’m not a… Continue reading Where to find the best coffee and croissant in Yerevan city? 

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Just like that! GoodBye Rafael, GoodBye Irina, GoodBye Adría: Armenia Part I

Just like that. The sun rises once again beneath the grey clouds that have been masking the country of Armenia since the day I arrived. The sun is still not visible, but it is light out. I have not slept that well, but only because my mind has been racing with excitement of experiences had… Continue reading Just like that! GoodBye Rafael, GoodBye Irina, GoodBye Adría: Armenia Part I