Iran

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Travelling to Iran: A Guide to Obtaining an Iranian Visa

Due to Iran’s somewhat complicated political situation in the past, entering this truly unique country as a tourist hasn’t always been easy. There are still a few challenges to traveling in Iran, such as the strict Islamic law and the massive firewall, but things are slowly changing for the better. Even though it may be ...
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The Ultimate Guide To Backpacking Iran

Without a doubt, Iran is one of the most fascinating, friendly and exotic countries that you will ever visit. In this guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about backpacking Iran and even share some secrets that you won’t find in your guide-book. Iran is officially an Islamic Republic, so women travelling here will have ...
Capturing Iran: A Photo Journey

Capturing Iran: A Photo Journey Through This Misunderstood Nation

The Middle Eastern country of Iran is misunderstood by many. Western media portrays this nation as a place filled with nuclear weapons, a sinister ruler and women dressed from head to toe in black. As with every country, Iran isn’t without its faults. However, any misconceptions we may have had were completely shattered the minute we ...
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Iranian People: Are They Really As Nice As Travellers Say?

If you’ve ever travelled in, or around Iran, then you’ve experienced or heard the rumours about the Iranian people. Countless travellers rave about their hospitality and their generous, genuine nature. But are the Iranian people really as nice as travellers say? We spent 31 days travelling Iran and we’ve definitely formed our own opinion. From ...
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Tabriz & Tehran: The End Of Our Epic Adventure!

After 5 days in Esfahan, we waved good-bye to the most generous couple we’ve ever met in our lives. Just hours later the wheels of the plane were lifting off and we were flying to Tabriz (that’s right we flew… only $40 each!). We arrived around midnight and took a taxi to our hotel where ...
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Esfahan, Iran: Taking Hospitality to a Whole New Level

When it comes to hospitality, generosity and kindness, the people of Iran rank at the top of the list. When we were out in the middle of nowhere in the Desert of Garmeh, we met a lovely couple who gave us their number after only 5 minutes of knowing them. They said to call them ...