Hey friends, I was asked to take over the http://www.instagram.com/igersarmenia account this weekend. I said yes! First, because this is one of my favorite accounts to follow for travel inspiration in Armenia. Second, I realized that I haven’t been fully able to reveal some of the beautiful photos I’ve taken of the country from my… Continue reading My First Instagram Takeover: Follow @igersarmenia for the full journey this weekend
Don’t miss out. Come flow with me in Yerevan.
It is 6:26AM. 4 Kit Kat sticks later I know I should stop (both the chocolate and my writing).
I have been in Yerevan for about six weeks now and it is a really smoke infested city. One of the biggest challenges has been dealing with smoky indoor restaurants and clothes which smell disgusting on the daily. I am not a smoker, but have grown up in a smoking household. In an attempt to… Continue reading 3 Ways Yoga and Breathing Exercises May Reduce the Harsh Effects of Living in a Smoke Infested City
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?
The transaction of knowledge is never a one way exchange. Our intention was to connect and bring self-care practices to those who do so much, but at the end of the day, we learned a lot from one another. An eye-opening and honest weekend of testimonials revealed a lot about Armenian society that we have also been observing.
We reached an agreement. They put their toy guns down. They were full on “shooting” us because war is a distant, but constant reality for these children.