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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Exploring Expansive and Historic Isfahan

isfahan iran

See Half of the World through Isfahan No other Iranian city will put your leg muscles to the test than Istafan would. Istafan is after all “half of the world” as the old Persian proverb goes. This 3rd biggest city of Iran is heavily peppered with Persian-Islamic architecture. Despite being one of Iran’s bustling, urbanized…

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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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