Iran Culture Shock – What Need to Know about Iranian People

Iranian social behavior mostly comes from religious and cultural backgrounds. Iran as a Muslim- Shia country has its own unique rules and obligations. Some of the social behaviors are not very surprising but some are. Knowing about Iran’s cultural shocks is really helpful for better communication with Iranian families. Family values and social customs, particularly […]

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Ultimate Iran Travel Guide 2019

Welcome to the ultimate Iran travel guide. In this article, you will find all the necessary information for your journey to Iran. Our goal has been to cover all the necessary information for individuals planning to travel to Iran. By providing up-to-date and relevant information which is created and maintained by locals, we hope this [...]
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January 2019 Newsletter

Similarities Between New Year's Eve (Gregorian Calendar) and Nowruz (Iranian Calendar) On January 1st, a very large portion of the world will gather around to bring in the new year. But did you know that the Iranian New Year (Nowruz) is also just around the corner? Nowruz falls on the spring equinox, usually around March [...]
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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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The Bedkhem Church

The Bedkhem (Bethlehem) Church is an Armenian Apostolic church in the Jolfa quarter in Isfahan, Iran. The city itself is nicknamed Nesf-e Jahān, “Half of the World,” so that puts this church in the center of the world. History This church is built in Safavid dynasty in Shah Abbas I era, by famous Armenian merchant [...]
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