The 7 Strangest Cats of Iran

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The 7 Strangest Cats of Iran

Iran has some of the strangest (and cutest) cats in the world.  Cat species thrive in semi-arid climates and the cold mountain steppes. Here is a list of Iran’s 7 strangest !     (1) Pallas&rsq...

John Flint
Lodging in a Silk Road Caravansary

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Lodging in a Silk Road Caravansary

Want to stay in a traditional Persian caravanserai? Here's what you need to know, including most popular ones to stay or simply visit. Below photo of Maranjab Caravansary. The Caravansary Ca...

John Flint
Inside Iran's Outside Reputation (Video)

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Inside Iran's Outside Reputation (Video)

Inside Iran's Outside Paradox. A film by Benjamin Martini of France during his travels to Iran. 

John Flint
Black Tears: Why the Iranian Cheetah Matters

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Black Tears: Why the Iranian Cheetah Matters

If you don't know about the Iranian cheetah, well maybe you should. Here's why the Asiatic cheetah is not only important for local Iranians, but the whole world.       It&#3...

John Flint
Kappak (Kopag): Balochi Games of Fighting Spirit with Health Benefits

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Kappak (Kopag): Balochi Games of Fighting Spirit w...

"Kappak" (or Kopag), the Balochi games native to rural districts of Baluchistan. However regional areas have slightly different variations stretching along the south coast. The game is pl...

John Flint
Persian Foods Every Traveler Must Try

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Persian Foods Every Traveler Must Try

Traveling Iran simply wouldn't be complete without experiencing the local food culture. Here are our Top 10 recommended Persian foods every traveler must try. We think you'll find them incredibly nutritious and d...

Zahra Roghaniha
Persian Rugs: How to Pick the Best Threads

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Persian Rugs: How to Pick the Best Threads

A handmade Persian rug is the ultimate travel trophy, but it helps to do a bit of research if you don’t want to get ripped off! Here’s how to pick the best threads.   Photo: Tehran Gr...

Zahra Roghaniha
Visiting Iran: Why I Moved to Iran Putting my Professional Career on Hold

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Visiting Iran: Why I Moved to Iran Putting my Prof...

When you think of visiting Iran, you probably don't think of great holidays. In fact, I bet you're still trying to get your head around the prefix "Islamic Republic." So here's my own story, of how...

Brad Rimmel