Kashan

Famous for: Kashan is known for Maranjab Desert and Caravanserai located near the salt lake, and also producing silk, carpets, velvet, rose water and potteries Good for people with the personality of: history lovers, desert trekkers Climate: Desert climate Language/Dialect: Farsi with Kashi accent population: 304,487 Famous dishes:  Khoresht Nokhod Alleh, Kateh Moatar Handicrafts and […]

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Kerman

Famous for: Kerman is famous for its long history and strong cultural heritage Good for people with the personality of: History lover and those who are interested in local cultures Climate: Desert climate Ethnic groups: Fars, Balouch, Kord, Lor, Arab Language/Dialect: Farsi with Kermani accent population: 738,374 Famous dishes:  Bozghorme, Motenajbe Abgoosht, Alooche Kermani Stew, Ash […]

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Shiraz

Famous for: Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature, wine, and flowers. It is also considered by many Iranians to be the city of gardens, due to the many gardens and fruit trees that can be seen in the city, for example, Eram Garden. Good for people with the personality of: History lovers, […]

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Tehran

Famous for: Tehran is famous for Azadi tower, historical palaces and several museums Good for people with the personality of: History lovers, for those who are seeking exciting entertainments, nightlife and hustle & bustle of a large metropolitan Climate: Semi-arid climate Ethnic groups: Persians, Azerbaijanis, Lurish, Kurdish, Arabs, Armenians, Baluchis, Bakhtiaris Language/Dialect: Persian population: Urban: 8,693,706; […]

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Isfahan

Famous for: Islamic architectures, Persian Gardens,  picturesque bridges, Persian Carpets, Bazars Good for people with the personality of: Architectures lovers, Classic Travelers, Artsy travelers, Shop Lovers Climate: cold desert climate/ arid climate Best time for visit: All seasons Ethnic groups: Persian, Lor, Turk, Azari, Armenians, Georgians Language/Dialect: Farsi with Esfahani accent population: 1961000 Famous cuisine/food: […]

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Yazd

Famous for: Various delicious sweets, silk fabric like Termeh, wind catchers, great mosques, mud-brick old town Good for people with the personality of: Historic lovers, nature and desert surfers Climate: Hot desert Ethnic groups: Persians Language/Dialect: Farsi with Yazdi accent population: 529,673 Famous dishes: Ash-e-Shooli (Shooli Potage), Ashe- Gandom (Wheat Potage), Ash-e-Aloo (Plum Potage), Ash-e-Abghooreh […]

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Traveling Iran during Muharram

Muharram, the first month of the lunar year, has great value among Muslims. In commemoration of the Prophet Mohammad grandson’s martyrdom, Hussein ibn Ali, all Shia Muslims and believers take part in mourning ceremonies. Prophet Muhammad’s family took part in an injustice battel against Yazid, the caliph of the Umayyad caliphate, about 1400 years ago. […]

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Where to Travel in Iran based on your Personality

Note: This post was published in November 2018 and now has been updated for more accuracy and comprehensiveness. After reading this article you will know where to go, what to see, which food you should eat and many other things to do in Iran. 1. Classic Traveler Need a traditional guided trip? Do you think these [...]
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Travel Tips for Iran

Tip no. 1: Do not rush into money exchange at your arrival! In the airport, there will be fixers that would come to you to offer money exchange, transportation, and accommodation. The rates are not real and the transportation and accommodations are illegal and unsafe. We recommend you to simply ignore them and use the [...]
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Vegetarian Foods in Iran!

Vegetarian Foods in Iran! Post from Saboktar By Maryam Raha If you are a vegetarian and planning to visit Iran, the food might be one of your biggest concerns. Many people suppose that Iranian food is all about Kebabs, so finding yummy Iranian vegetarian foods is a big deal while traveling in Iran. However, this idea [...]
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