NEW! Crossing the Caucasus: Armenia and Georgia

Travel to these fascinating and ancient cultures at the crossroads of East and West. 

September 4 – 16, 2024 Contact us at [email protected] or at 212 –209 –5401 for details.

Trip Details

Discover the extraordinary beauty and complex history of Armenia and Georgia – cultural and political crossroads spanning East and West. Both countries have had an outsized influence in shaping world events, and we’ll delve deeply into the past and present as we meet with journalists, academics, activists and cultural leaders to gain substantive insight into this truly unique corner of the world. Travel through breathtaking scenery and visit cultural gems as we explore the complex political and social issues facing the region, while enjoying the wonderful food and hospitality of its people. 


  • Attend a pre-departure call with Tbilisi-based journalist Joshua Kucera
  • Meet Zhanna Alexanyan with Journalists for Human Rights, who will talk about the current Armenian government and the challenges posed by the protest movement of the opposition. 
  • Hear from Martan Marashlyan, Co-founder and Executive Director of Repat Armenia, an NGO that assists with the resettlement of Armenia by diaspora Armenians.
  • Experience dramatic landscapes and stunning ancient sites such as Geghard Monastery; Khor Virap, and Haghpat.
  • Attend a discussion with staff from Georgia Today, an English language, independent weekly news provider. 
  • Learn about Georgian wines during a lunch visit to a local winery. 
  • See the itinerary for complete details.

Questions? Contact us via the form at the bottom of this page or call us at 212-209-5401.

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