Exploring the Kaluts and the Shahdad Desert in Iran (Dasht e Lut)

Posted by on Jul 31, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
Exploring the Kaluts and the Shahdad Desert in Iran (Dasht e Lut)

As soon as we got to the edge of the Shahdad desert in Iran, where the Kaluts are located, we immediately realised, that as a destination, Iran was bound to keep surprising us right until the very end of our trip. We were deep into our third week of exploring Iran, and we had not […]

Hormuz Island Travel Guide – How to Organise a Trip to Iran’s Rainbow Island

Posted by on Jul 29, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
Hormuz Island Travel Guide – How to Organise a Trip to Iran’s Rainbow Island

If you’ve enjoyed exploring Qeshm island, you will absolutely love Hormuz island, Iran’s Rainbow island and geological wonder. Despite having heard beforehand about how beautiful the island was, we were still completely blown away with the amazingly beautiful, multi-coloured sites across Hormuz island. Hormuz island lies in the Persian Gulf in the south of Iran, […]

Iran’s Qeshm Island – a guide to Qeshm travel

Posted by on Jul 25, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
Iran’s Qeshm Island – a guide to Qeshm travel

You might not normally associate islands with Iran, but the country’s Persian Gulf in the south, is home to the lovely Qeshm island, a place of natural beauty and wild geological formations. The spectacular landscape of Qeshm island will blow your mind, whilst the island life on Qeshm itself, with its fascinating mix of both […]

Ghalat Village in Iran – a nature break from city life in Shiraz

Posted by on Jul 24, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
Ghalat Village in Iran – a nature break from city life in Shiraz

If you’re not tight with time during your visit to Shiraz, consider an escape to Ghalat, a little village in the mountains, located only about 45 minutes’ drive away from the bustle of Shiraz, very popular with day trippers from the city, because of its accessibility and natural environment. There aren’t a whole lot of […]

Shiraz Travel Guide and Shiraz Attractions in Three Days

Posted by on Jul 24, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
Shiraz Travel Guide and Shiraz Attractions in Three Days

The city of Shiraz, set in a fertile valley in the southwest of Iran, is one of the most important in all of the country, being especially renowned in the Middle East for its gardens, mosques and culture. This Shiraz travel guide will highlight the best Shiraz attractions to visit if you’re in the city […]

How to visit the Varzaneh Desert in Iran

Posted by on Mar 7, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
How to visit the Varzaneh Desert in Iran

A couple of hours away from Isfahan, lies the Varzaneh desert, a spectacular area of silent golden sand dunes, close by Varzaneh town, which is known to be one of the most accessible deserts in Iran due to its proximity to the popular destination town of Isfahan. Once we heard about Varzaneh desert, we knew […]

A Guide to Isfahan Attractions and Things to do in Isfahan

Posted by on Mar 7, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
A Guide to Isfahan Attractions and Things to do in Isfahan

The city of Isfahan is easily one of the most popular destinations in Iran, due to the high concentrations of Isfahan attractions and diverse things to do in Isfahan, making it one of the finest cities in the Middle East. You could very easily spend days checking out all the Isfahan attractions and architecture, palaces, […]

Exploring Palangan Village in Iranian Kurdistan and things to do in Kermanshah

Posted by on Mar 6, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
Exploring Palangan Village in Iranian Kurdistan and things to do in Kermanshah

Before planning our independent trip to Iran, we had never heard about Palangan village in Iranian Kurdistan, an area of Iran located on the west side of the country bordering Iraq. Palangan village is an ancient, stepped village on a mountain slope, with dwellings bordering both sides of the river that runs through it. We […]

How to visit Kandovan in Iran and other things to do in Tabriz

Posted by on Jan 2, 2021 in Asia, Iran | No Comments
How to visit Kandovan in Iran and other things to do in Tabriz

Many of us have heard of Cappadocia in Turkey, but few know of Kandovan in Iran, a similar, though smaller village, with far less tourists and less fuss compared to the insta-popular Cappadocia. Indeed, we were not aware that troglodyte villages were part of the Persian Empire at all, before actually exploring the area of […]

Exploring the Alamut Valley and other things to do in Qazvin

Posted by on Oct 30, 2020 in Asia, Iran | 2 Comments
Exploring the Alamut Valley and other things to do in Qazvin

About two hours’ drive away from Tehran lies Qazvin, the former capital of the Persian Empire, and the Alamut Valley with its mysterious-sounding Castle of the Assassins, also known as the Alamut Castle. Hiking and exploring the Alamut Valley is what took us to Qazvin in the first place, but we will also show you […]