The Silk Road countries of Central Asia have always fascinated me. An ancient thoroughfare along which market traders crossed the endless plains; enduring mountain hardships and weather extremities. However, also a route where varied cultures found common ground to barter…

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Donald Trump’s recent directive to ban Iranians and other Muslim majorities from entering America has caused quite the upset. Not only is he making it difficult for Iranians to holiday in America but also for foreign travellers who have recently…

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Nestled in the Iranian desert is the fabled and sprawling city of Shiraz, which for all intensive purposes is as flat as a pancake. New buildings and mud-bricks dwellings merge together in a glorious contamination of old world and the…

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Travel in Esfahan, Iran – what to expect I arrived into Esfahan in the afternoon and liked it immediately. It’s the largest and most populated city behind Tehran and wears this badge with an understated righteousness, almost challenging the visitor…

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I wasn’t sure what to expect ahead of my travels in Iran. I had been warned many times about the perils and potential dangers however, in my experience those types of dangers are always “in the next town” or “a…

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