Things to know before travel to Iran

You may have been to many countries  around the world,  spent a lot  of time to learn  about them before your trip started,  in order to get to know the destination.  But Iran is relatively misunderstood and many people believe propaganda they hear on the media about how dangerous or difficult is to travel there. […]

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Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf is a waterway that runs along the Sea of Oman between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It covers an area of 237,473 km2 and is the third largest in the world after the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf of Hudson. From east, Persian Gulf is connected to to the Indian Ocean […]

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Birdwatching in Iran

Birding or Birdwatching is a growing branch of ecotourism and is one of the most popular types of “specific purpose tourism”. Surveys in different countries show that usually the educated part of society is interested in this particular type of activity. Unlike other nature hiking branches, such as trekking or climbing, people with less physical […]

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Taq-e Bustan

The Farsi term Taq-e Bustan, which means ‘arch of the garden’ is the name of one of those enchanting places so loved by the Persians in which nature and Man worked together to create a ‘paradise’. Laid out around a pool surrounded by large trees that provide refreshing shade, this site a few miles from Kermanshah is […]

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Best Iranian dishes | By Louisa Shafia

While traveling to Iran, you will be welcomed by a wide range of delicious delights including some of the most popular Iranian dishes such as Kebabs, Caviar, Pickles, Smoked fish, Samboose, Falafel, Shrimp, Ash. Saffronice cream which blink at you! Just take a look at the vast map and geography of Iran, you will find […]

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Persian Hammam

Iranian Traditional Bath Before introducing the oldest Iranian Baths, let’s review some interesting information about the history of the bath house. For thousands of years, washing bodies in rivers has been a religious practice for most nations. The Egyptians bathed in the Nile, and the Indians bathed their bodies (and souls) in Ganges River. The […]

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Famous Caravanserais of Iran

Caravanserais of Iran are of the most spectacular and important historical monuments in the country. Once upon a time, they served places of rest and refreshment for Caravans (Groups of Travelers) who could stop, eat and spend some time there in peace.   Zein-o Din Caravanserai, Mehriz ,Iran  What is a Caravanserai or Robaat? As […]

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Iran Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism or Health Tourism is indeed not a new phenomenon, but goes back to ancient Greece, where people flocked to temples of gods dedicated to the art of healing. Today’s medical tourism has focused on two concepts: expertise and affordability. Some top research centers such as the Mayo Clinic or Johns Hopkins attract patients […]

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Things That You Only See in Iran!

Every country has its own customs and traditions. Iran is no exception to this rule, habits, however small, that are passed down from generation to generation. In this article, we introduce you some cultural traditions of Iran that you may be interested to know; Things that you only see in Iran and seem very strange […]

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Rumi | Sufi Mystic Poet

The land of Iran has long been the cradle of mystical thought and enlightenment reflections. Thus, over the centuries, countless names have flourished in the field of mysticism and Sufism. One of these great figures is the famous Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi, who is known as Mowlana in Persia and as “Rumi” in West. The most […]

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