Archive for February, 2013

It's an Exciting Time to be in Armenia

It’s an Exciting Time to be in Armenia

February 28, 2013 |  by

We keep hearing it around us that it’s an exciting time to be in Armenia. I thought it was because Allen and I arrived and now live here but alas everyone is referring to the recent elections.

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 #Armvote2013

#Armvote2013

February 18, 2013 |  by

It’s election day today. I’m at Civilnet all day helping out, then going to the airport to pick up Sose. You can follow Civilnet’s election coverage live below or visit the election roundup section on their website here

You can follow or report on election violations here https://iditord.org/

Media Center, meanwhile, is gathering…

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Hey Diaspora, it's Election Day in Armenia on Monday, Surprise!

Hey Diaspora, it’s Election Day in Armenia on Monday, Surprise!

February 15, 2013 |  by

Guess what, it’s Election Day on Monday. Armenia has a serious choice to make come February 18 but no one back home seems to be too interested. I’m not a citizen and can’t really vote, but if I could, I would vote for Raffi Hovhannisian.

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Zvartnots, customs and iPhones

Zvartnots, customs and iPhones

February 11, 2013 |  by

This was probably one of the smoothest (and cheapest) flights I have ever had to Armenia. Here’s some advice for anyone thinking of a one-way trip

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Saying goodbye to family at LAX

Saying goodbye to family at LAX

February 11, 2013 |  by

I’m waiting to board my flight to Armenia, after a long and hectic process of rearranging our boxes to avoid fees. We met up with my old roommate Serouj, who is coincidentally also moving to Armenia!and on the same flight. Our families got together for a long Armenian goodbye. Next…

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And we're off to Armenia!

And we’re off to Armenia!

February 10, 2013 |  by

Welcome to How to Make it in Armenia, a blog about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness in the homeland. Get the inside track on Sose & Allen’s latest adventures as they begin their new life together in the homeland. With this blog, we will show the world what it takes to not only move to Armenia, but to make it in Armenia!

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