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Is It Safe to Travel to Iran in 2020?

Iran started the year with several rocky events. There were protests about rising fuel prices, a US drone strike on a major Iranian General, and the crash of a Ukranian passenger flight. Understandably, travelers are concerned about their safety and are asking whether they should still travel to Iran. Considering the state of the Iranian [...]
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Hafez – Biography, Poems, and Thoughts

One of the books you can find in every Iranian house is the poem book of “Divan-e Hafez”. The great Iranian poet who can touch your soul and get into your heart only by reading a couple of verses. You can see all kinds of figures of speech in his elegant poems. His poetic talk [...]
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Travel with Nomads in Iran

The glamour of nomadic women’s colorful dresses, men in the entrance of black tents with their manliest mustaches of all time, colored-eyed children with rosy cheeks laughing while you are trying to capture all these beauties in a picture, can be a good visual entry to the story of Persian nomads’ life, but there is [...]
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Rumi, the Teacher of Love

Who is Rumi? Early Life The story begins from Balkh in present Afghanistan. A middle-aged midwife was bringing jalāl ad dīn muhammad balkhi to this world but she didn’t know what an exceptional gift she was giving to humanity. As a child, Rumi or as Persians call him Mawlānā or Mawlawī was taught by his [...]
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Wedding Traditions in Iran

A wedding ceremony in Iran has lots of traditions that families should consider doing. At first, the groom’s family goes to the bride’s house with flowers and pastries in order to propose. After this formal meeting, if the answer was yes, then the real work begins. The groom’s family must go to the bride’s house [...]
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