Mosque Iran

Iran: what you need to know before you go

Iran is not really a country that you can just book a flight and go without having done any prior research or knowing anything about the country. From safety to visas to food, this post breaks down everything you need to know before going to Iran, so that you'll be fully prepared once you arrive.

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Crossing the Iran-Iraqi Kurdistan border at Bashmagh/Penjwen

My experience and guide to crossing the Iran-Iraq border at Bashmarq-Penjwen.

Hawraman village Kurdistan

Iranian Kurdistan: Marivan and Hawraman Valley

Although travelling through Esfahan, Yazd and Shiraz in Iran had certainly showed me the beautiful highlights of the country, I was still searching for more. I was searching for that place that would really grab me and pull me in; somewhere that would perhaps show me something unexpected. With 10 days left on my visa … Continue reading Iranian Kurdistan: Marivan and Hawraman Valley

Lut Desert

Exploring the hottest place on earth in Iran: The Lut Desert

Two things propelled me to visit the Lut Desert in Iran. First, I had seen a photo on Instagram (apparently, the latest place to go for travel inspo) from a photographer who had recently been there, and I instantly wanted to know: where and how. Second, a French guy I had been hanging out with … Continue reading Exploring the hottest place on earth in Iran: The Lut Desert