Posts by Claudia Loens

Cairo – The Capital and Heart of Egypt

Cairo camels sunset

What comes into your mind when you think of Egypt or Cairo? The Great Pyramids? Of course. The Nile? The world’s longest river depending on whom you ask. How about tombs and mummies? Don’t worry they only come to life in movies.  And if your thoughts include artifacts and antiquities, there’s plenty to satiate your…

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Yazd – The City That Won the Geographical Lottery

yazd desert

It’s not a secret. Iran’s climate is dry. Considering its location, one should expect long hot summers and cool short-lived winters. Would you be interested  to know which part is the driest? If you knew, would you willingly visit it? If your answer is ‘No’, you’d be missing out on a unique, maybe even peculiar,…

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Packing Tips for Your International Trip

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Imagine yourself at strolling at the airport lobby, suitcase in hand. Your thoughts are filled with the sites that await you – ancient ruins, grandiose palaces, and elaborate gardens. You can rest assured you didn’t forget to pack any essentials when you follow our suggestions. Here are some practical tips on what to pack for…

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Ten Must See Sites in Iran

10 must see locations in iran

Egypt has the Pyramids; Turkey, the Hagia Sophia; UAE, the Burj Khalifa. What does Iran have to offer? Can you think of an iconic Iranian landmark worthy of standing alongside these greats? If nothing comes to mind, take a look at these 10 must-see locations in Iran. Iran is chock-full of wonders, each worthy of…

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The Ghost of a Glorious Past- Persepolis

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What do you know about ancient Persia and Persepolis? If you’ve seen movies like “300” and “Alexander”, you’d probably imagine blood hungry warriors battling with Greeks. They are an army of killers ruthless in their pursuit for land and fortune. How dare they go against the known cradle of Western civilization? It’s an outrage, right?…

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Shiraz – The Perfect Starting Point for Your Vacation

saadi shirazi

Begin Your Journey in Beautiful Shiraz Our Iran tour promises an unforgettable experience of history and culture. And we start making good on that promise the moment you step out of the plane. After flying more than 7,000 miles from the US, we take you straight to the cultural capital of Iran: Shiraz, an ancient…

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Six Reasons Why You Should Visit Iran

Visit Iran

Do you have a travel wishlist? Is Iran included on it? If not, that’s fine. When it comes to dream destinations, Iran travel doesn’t often make it to the list. But that’s about to change. Soon enough, people all around the globe will see Iran for the beauty that it is and fall in love…

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