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Travel to Iran as an American, British or Canadian Citizen

Contrary to popular misconception, US, UK, Canada citizens are welcome, but need to pre-arrange a tour or private guide, or be sponsored by a friend or relative in Iran, who will take legal responsibility for them. If you’re British, Canadian or American, expect both methods to be slower, more costly and more arduous. When it’s [...]
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Workaway in Iran

What is a Workaway? A workaway is a type of volunteering and work opportunity that promotes fair exchange, between budget travelers, language learners or culture seekers who can stay with families, individuals or organizations that are looking for help with a range of varied and interesting activities in exchange for food and accommodation. It is [...]
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Traveling to Iran with Children

After the Islamic Revolution in 1979, the type of tourists visiting Iran changed radically. Until less than a decade ago, Iran was simply not an option for many travelers, especially the ones with kids. However, In recent years we are experiencing a new generation of visitors to the country. Younger travelers and families are willing [...]
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Iran: Expectations vs. Reality

Think of Iran. Now stop. What was on your mind? Expectation: Iran is a barren land that’s hot all year round Reality: Iran has four seasons and a variety of landscapes Snow-dusted mountains in the village of Abyaneh. The greenery in Masuleh, a quaint town in the Gilan Province of Iran. Many of my friends […]

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