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Tips for Budget Travelers & Backpackers in Tehran

Budget travelers and backpackers in Tehran, tourists who come to the Iranian capital from different cities and other countries, prefer to try low-cost and free entertainment. Tehran is a city of museums and old mansions, and sightseeing there can be a lot of fun. But museums have entrance fees, meanwhile, the cost of traveling around the city as well as eating at...

THE 10 BEST Historic Sites and Landmarks in Tehran, Iran

Landmarks in Tehran can be considered the subjects of a long and exciting journey in time for history lovers waiting to discover unknown at every stop. Tehran, the Capital of Iran, an enormous and seemingly modern city with tall skyscrapers and new buildings, in fact, is very old and has a book of historical secrets in its heart. Tehran is a piece of history, a piece...

Golestan Palace

Palatial Pleasures of Every Shade in Tehran, Iran

BY: WAHYUNI KAMAHPrinted in The Jakarta Globe on June 28, 2014The sky above my head was cloudless and the sun was intense, however, the high humidity reduced me to sweat. It was the end of springtime in Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran. And my afternoon trip to Shemiran, an area in the north of Tehran, soothed me. Shemiran is situated on the slope...

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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...

Shopping In Shiraz

Reistips Iran 🇳🇱

Een land als 1001 nachten   De beste manier om mijn reis naar Iran te beschrijven is als volgt: “En als je denkt dat je zonder vooroordelen reist, zul je jezelf keer op keer in Iran bevinden als de wereld die niet lijkt te werken met de patronen die je kent. Je reist met lades, je reist met sjablonen – zelfs als je dat heftig negeert. Iran is anders dan alles...

Enjoy Iran!

After reading a variety of books and articles, I was extremely interested to experience Iran’s way of living, based on a long, long history. I visited Iran and three cities: Shiraz (even with more than 1.5 mio inhabitants) was my impression of a garden city, combined with history (esp. Persepolis and the citadel). Isfahan came with immense variety of must-sees:...

Mountain Damavand Summit

Me and two best friends summited Mountain Damavand last year and it truly was an experience I will never forget. We didn’t know what to expect but Iranian people are the nicest people and extremely hospitable. If you love beautiful nature, friendly people and an experience of a lifetime Iran is your go-to place and I will surely return with my young family to...

IN THE SUMMER TO IRAN?

Traveling to Iran during the summer months? That may not be the first period that you think of when planning a trip to this special country. Logical, because in summer it can get very hot in some places. In the summer of 2019, we boarded a plane to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Warm, political tension, fuss with Trump … dangerous to almost everyone I spoke to...

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...