Why I’m Visiting The Maldives In 2017

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1. To experience a plane landing on water There is honestly nothing quite like a journey in a sea plane! Taking off from and landing on the azure blue ocean that makes up most of the Maldives is something you won’t forget in a hurry. On my first ever seaplane journey, not five seconds after […]

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The Solo Travellers Guide To Backpacking Through Iran

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Iran is hands down one of the most incredible countries I have ever visited. I fell in love with this Middle-Eastern gem, and have been raving about it to anybody (and everybody) who will listen ever since I left! However, I must admit that a trip to Iran isn’t always as straightforward as a trip […]

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Abyaneh: The Red City That Isn’t All That Red

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Abyaneh (pronounced ab-bye-ah-nay) is a teeny tiny town located about an hours drive South of Kashan. This extremely old city is home to just over 300 residents and is well known (at least to Iranians) for the distinct colouring on the many houses located within the town itself. This distinct colouring is an unusual shade […]

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Kharanaq + Chak Chak | Cities In The Desert

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If Yazd city wasn’t already amazing enough, the desert surrounding this small-ish Iranian city boasts a handful of incredible towns just a short drive away. If you’ve never heard of Kharanaq, Chak Chak or Meybod I won’t hold it against you – these little towns scattered in central Iran are definitely a little bit more […]

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Yazd: An Incredible City in The Desert

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After spending four incredible days exploring Shiraz, I became a little bit worried that my Iranian adventure had started off too wonderful, and that everything following Shiraz would be a letdown. Luckily, my next stop was Yazd, and it would turn out to be one of my favourite places in Iran. Yazd city is the […]

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Travelling With Respect: What NOT To Do In An Iranian Mosque

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When travelling, we are exposed to a wide variety of new experiences, as well as new cultures. Though these cultures and subsequent cultural practices may be vastly different from our own, it is our responsibility – and our duty – as travellers, to accept and respect these practices as best as we can. I wrote […]

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Add This To Your Bucket List | The Pink Mosque

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There was a huge bunch of stuff that attracted me to Iran. I was interested in exploring the architecture, relaxing in the city gardens and being exposed to the wonderful Persian hospitality that I had heard so much about. But if I am being honest, I must admit that my main motivation for travelling to […]

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A Day Exploring Persepolis and Necropolis

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By this point, I think I have pretty well established that Shiraz is an undeniably beautiful city. However, two of the cities biggest attractions actually lie quite a few kilometres outside the city limits. Naqsh-e Rustam (more commonly referred to as simply ‘Necropolis’) is an ancient necropolis located approximately 55km north-east of Shiraz. At this […]

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Iranian Visa On Arrival: Easier Than You Think

If you’ve ever wanted to visit Iran and had questions about the process of obtaining a Visa on Arrival (VOA) then look no further! Here is everything you need to know about the Iranian VOA. Are You Eligible? Visa policies in Iran do differ greatly depending on your nationality. Some nationalities are eligible for visa-free […]

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Shiraz | The Iranian City You Won’t Want To Leave

After a wonderful few first days in Shiraz, it is fairly safe to say that I had fallen pretty in love with the city. The crazy traffic, the stunning architecture and the welcoming locals all blended together to create a place that was undeniably enchanting, andΒ I was completely under its spell. I had made a […]

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