Tips and Articles for Iran

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Bridges aren’t usually the first thing you think of when choosing where to go on vacation, but these often-overlooked passageways can be architectural... Read More

Sitting in the warm Sahara sand, watching the sun dip below the dunes, surrounded by a group of female travelers and friends is an inspirational, maybe... Read More

All 65 people on board a commercial flight in Iran were likely killed when the plane crashed into a mountain in the Southern region of the country... Read More

Book lovers can now explore a massive complex in Iran that’s been dubbed the largest book complex of its kind in the country — and possibly in the... Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of President Donald Trump Monday, allowing a limited version of his travel ban on six majority Muslim countries to... Read More

2016 is set to be a record year for U.S. travelers.According to National Travel and Tourism Office, the rate of Americans traveling abroad has increased... Read More

British Airways is resuming direct service from the U.K. to Iran on Thursday after a four-year hiatus. The 9:20 p.m. flight from London-Heathrow to... Read More

Travel enthusiast (and chef, author, and television personality) Anthony Bourdain has seen a lot in his adventures across the globe. But that doesn't... Read More

After learning about Air France’s plans to reinstate its Paris-Tehran route, some of the airline's LGBT cabin crew have started a petition... Read More

This story originally appeared on France will let female crew members opt out of flights to Tehran, after staff and unions... Read More

Iran is about to welcome what appears to be its first Western hotel chain since 1979.French hotel group Accor announced Tuesday that it will open... Read More

Travel to Iran has long been possible for the adventurous. After all, the country is home to 19 historic and culturally significant sites on the UNESCO... Read More

My recent Why We Travel post discussed the potential risks of traveling to the Sochi Olympics in the wake of Russia's new anti-gay law. But the Duma is... Read More

The 1970’sThe traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well... Read More

MY MOTHER WAS 21 WHEN SHE PUT ON A CHADOR for the first time. It was during a trip through northeastern Iran, and my father had suggested they stop in... Read More

Author and explorer Dame Freya Stark was one of the most intrepid adventurers of all time. (T. E. Lawrence, no slouch in the travel department himself,... Read More

Tehran CallingWhat a great surprise it was to find Tara Bahrampour's "Returning to Iran" in the October T&L. I am a 24-year-old Iranian who was born... Read More

The word tour often conjures images of buses crammed with tourists and drone-like guides rattling off perfunctory details about sights seen through a... Read More

Marcel Proust had madeleines, soaked in his aunt's lime-flower tea, but for me, the lost flavors of youth were weirder. When I was growing up in Iran... Read More

I fell for Iran by proxy, from afar, long before arriving there myself. My wife, Leila, was born in Tehran in 1971. Just after Leila's ninth birthday... Read More

"Souks are full of educational tools, from merchandising to display techniques," says Majed al-Sabah, the royal Kuwaiti visionary whose unique Villa... Read More

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