25 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit Iran

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Iran has quickly become one of the most incredible places I have ever visited, and over the past few months I have been posting quite a lot about this incredible andΒ underrated country. The response I have had to these posts has been overwhelmingly positive, and it seems that I have caused Iran to be added […]

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Why You Should NOT Be Afraid To Travel To Iran

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Over the past few months, if I had gotten a dollar every time I was asked ‘but weren’t you scared’ when discussing my travels in Iran, I could probably afford to fly back there for a return trip! I am not exaggerating. Iran definitely has a bad reputation – one which it really doesn’t deserve. […]

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Four Incredible Things To See and Do in Esfahan

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When I arrived into Esfahan, I found myself with a little bit less time that I would’ve liked. Work was piling up and I literally had around 500 unread emails, which is borderline insanity inducing for a person who thinks that 20 unread emails is getting out of control! I couldn’t put my work to […]

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A Female Foreigners Guide To Dressing In Iran

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Some of the most common questions I have received since travelling to Iran have involved what constitutes appropriate attire for female foreigners. So for any and every woman who will travel to Iran in the future, here is a crash course in what you can wear, what is required and what you should absolutely avoid […]

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Salt Lakes + Sand Dunes in The Iranian Desert

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While researching day trips to do out of Kashan, I came across recommendations for the Maranjab desert time and time again. As much as I love finding exciting new ‘off the beaten track’ adventures, even this traveller can admit that if something has an undeniable tonne of positive reviews, it is usually for good reason. […]

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A Train Mishap + Arriving in Kashan

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Travelling through Iran is generally a pretty easy process. There are a tonne of buses that connect through just about every Iranian city you could ever want to visit, and furthermore, these buses are cheap, comfortable and convenient. However, despite buses being easy, the most popular mode of transport in Iran (especially amongst locals) is […]

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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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