iran

Introducing Iran: The Up & Coming Travel Destination

Friday, October 3, 2014

Hushed whispers about Iran’s friendly people, intriguing history and stunning historical sites are finally starting to penetrate through these once secluded borders. The closer you travel to Iran, the more you’ll hear about what an amazing travel destination it is. But what makes Iran so special? Why are so many people talking about the Persian […]

This Is What Your Trip To Iran Would Look Like

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

It’s hard to imagine today, but back in the ’60s and ’70s, Iran was a widely visited country and an integral part of the “Hippie Trail”, which means your parents are much more likely to have seen Iran than you. Which is, of course, sad since Iran would likely be a major destination for travel […]

5 Of The Most Beautiful Countries You Should Think Twice About Visiting

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The U.K. Foreign Officer recently compiled a list of countries that: a) you should not travel to, and b) those that you should travel to only if you must. These warnings, as listed by The Telegraph, are focused in areas of the world that have experienced political, social and economic turmoil within the past few years. As a […]

What Really Happened With The American Hikers In Iran?

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The travel community collectively felt a pang of anger and sadness with news this weekend that the two American hikers who have been held in Iran for over two years now, Shane Bauer, 28, and Josh Fattal, 29, were sentenced to jail for eight years for illegal entry and espionage. Though the lawyers for the […]

Tehran: Skiing Paradise?

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Just 7 kilometers from Tehran, Mt. Tochal offers the 10 million or so living in the city a winter getaway with some of the country’s best skiing. And as seen above, if you’re just in it for the ride, the gondola stretches over 8 full kilometers. File this one under things you didn’t know about […]

See What It’s Like To Travel Iran Firsthand

Thursday, April 30, 2009

David and Brendan over at InDeepFilms are off in Iran taking a truly off-the-beaten-path trip where they’re making videos (12 so far), discovering the country’s culture, and giving the world a rare, somewhat uncensored look at this notoriously sheltered nation. The above vid is from Esfahan, Iran’s third largest city (home to 3,430,353) and home […]

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