Day: December 5, 2022

Is Iran safe in 2023?

Iran. I love Iran and I absolutely enjoyed my time there, not only because this is home to the most striking Islamic architecture and some of the most hospitable people I have ever met but also because Iran is one of the safest countries in the Middle East and in the world. True story. This …

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Things to do in Shiraz

Remember that, in Iran, many popular websites and services are blocked, including Facebook and WhatsApp. Sometimes they block this travel blog too. If you want to browse and use them while you are backpacking in Iran, you must get a VPN and the one I personally use is ExpressVPN, the most reliable one for Iran.CLICK …

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A guide to Masuleh in Iran

Located in the northern-eastern part of Iran and home to some of the most stunning landscape in the country, Masuleh is a one-thousand-year-old stepped village and a major touristic destination in Iran. This guide contains everything you know about visiting Masuleh village in Gillan province.  Stepped villages are quite common to find around Iran, especially …

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Iran-Iraq border crossing

Despite all the rumors, after the Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum, the Iran-Iraq border is open to tourists and, actually, it is a pretty quick border to cross. This guide will show you all the steps to cross it successfully. How to cross the border between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan Border crossings are always exciting and …

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