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Kashan: A Gem of Traditional Persian Architecture

Kashan: A Gem of Traditional Persian Architecture BY: Wahyuni KamahPrinted in The Jakarta Globe on  July 1, 2015 Here I am in Kashan, a city in Isfahan Province, about a three-hour drive to the south of Iran’s capital Tehran. The city of around 280,000 people was the capital of the Persian Empire during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavid II (1642-1666) of the...

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An unforgettable trip to Iran in 2019 – 🇩🇪

In april 2019 I traveled to Iran as I had heard from friends that this country must be wonderful with a lot of culture and friendly people everywhere. Since some years I’m a woman solo traveler but I must say that – from the very beginning – I felt comfortable and very safe. I met lots of people offering help without pushing me but just glad to make...

My Lovely Persian Rug

I want to come back in Iran as soon as possible

In august 2019 I made the Iran classic tour. Starting from Tehran down to Shiraz, passing trough Qom, Kashan, Isfahan and Yazd. What a wonderful trip! I enjoyed so much the cities with their incredible bazar, the safety and peaceful of this land, and the kindness of the people. Iranian society is for sure complex and mysterious but people are very generous and...

Travel experience Iran: backpacking in Iran

Iran, in my opinion not only the most beautiful country in the Middle East but also one of the most beautiful countries I have visited so far. The country has enormous diversity. Iran has amazed me at the beauty of the country and the hospitality of the people. Is backpacking in Iran possible and safe? Hell yes! As a woman, I decided to go backpacking alone in Iran...

Recuerdo imborrable 🇪🇸

Queridos amigos: Estuve en Iran en 2015. Guardo un recuerdo imborrable de aquel gran viaje. Visité ciudades magníficas (Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan, Tehran…). Admiré restos arqueológicos de las antiguas civilizaciones persas en Persepolis, Pasargadae, Naqsh-e Rostam y Yazd (a las afueras de la cual se conservan varias torres del silencio zoroastrianas). Las...

American in Iran 🇺🇸

After much red tape, I made it to Iran for a 15 day cycling tour with Spiceroads in April of 2019. As an American, you are told many assumptions about Iran and its citizens. Friends and family back home were very concerned for my safety. Somehow despite all of the deterrents, I was determined to go and discover the real Iran for myself. It ended up being the best...

Nasirol Molk Mosque

Iran is one of the best countries I ever visited

When I said I’m going to Iran most of the people‘s reaction was really shocking or even negative (Please click here if you want to see what is the people’s reaction when someone wants to travel to Iran). It seems like people nowadays don’t have any information about countries and there’s a huge misconception towards them. I always wanted to go to Iran and one...