So this is Tigran , the head of EcoArmTour , guide with 10+ years' experience of hiking, trekking, and sightseeing in Armenia , group guide leading tours to various corners of Armenia and Georgia, providing them with interesting hiking trails through gorgeous mountains of Geghama, Aragats, Ajdahak, through lakes of Sevan , Parvana , Akna, gorges of mountainous rivers like Kasakh , Azat , Dcoraget and many more. He led tours to Armenia's wonderful castles and fortresses like Amberd or Smbataberd , just to name a few. In addition, he organized excursions to ancient churches and monasteries like Noravanq , Tatev , Hahgrtsin , Gosh and many other Armenian hidden gems. During his tours Tigran always introduces the participants to local culture, giving them an unforgettable opportunity to experience local lifestyle, learn about local cuisine, cook local dishes, bake traditional Armenian flat bread lavash and indulge in local culture and traditions. Find more about him here rent-a-guide.com .

Zofia Bałdyga is a Warsaw native currently living in Yerevan. Freelance translator, travel writer and a wannabe travel photographer mostly focused on budget travel in South Caucasus and Eastern Europe. She runs The Picktures Travel Photolog, www.thepicktures.net, to promote independent travel to these regions. She is always happy to assist travelers coming to Armenia.