Yazd City Guide – Iran

My trip in Iran was only ten days so I weighed up a practical itinerary and Yazd didn’t make the cut. It was a work colleague who had studied in Yazd and advised me not to pass up the chance…

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Iran’s Obsession with Taking the Perfect Selfie!

Iran is not your typical destination and having just travelled there myself, it feels very much like a traditional country fighting to be modern, or a modern South Asian country struggling to retain its traditional values. Either way changes are…

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Tehran City Guide and the Iranian Visa

Landing in Tehran for the first time is strange, at least it was for me from where I sat in the plane. The announcement came over the tannoy that we were about to land but when I looked out the…

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Bathhouses of Iran – Washing Away Tradition

There are experiences I always associate with particular countries. For example when I travel to the Middle East my experience hasn’t officially begin until I’ve smoked an apple shisha, Mexico its street food and New Zealand it’s a swim at…

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