Tag: Tehran

Best Tehran hotels, our guide to the top Tehran accommodations

One of the main issues of foreigners travelling to Iran is to book hotels. Due to the international sanctions and economic pressure imposed on the Iranian people, for foreigners, it's difficult if not impossible to book Iranian services online with ...

Under the spell of the old Tehran

Between palaces, gardens and mansions, Iran's capital is as glamorous as it gets, but if you ask me, the most fascinating bits are right in the back alleys, the old Tehran, the narrow streets that so much reveal of the city's daily life. Kazemi ...

Fire, water and tulips, the best parks in Tehran

Crowded, chaotic, noisy and polluted, Iran's capital can also be very green. It might be Iranians' love for nature or the municipality's firm resolution to put an end to the soaring pollution levels that are becoming increasingly worrisome, but it ...

My visit to the former US embassy in Tehran

The Statue of Liberty (well, sort of...) in the former US embassy in Tehran and a lovely Yemeni kid playing around it It's recent news the diplomatic crisis between Iran and the UK, and when I visited the former US embassy in Tehran there was no ...

Tehran in pictures, a temptation of local markets and sweets shops

My passion for open markets is definitely not a secret, so could I miss such a temptation in Tehran? Of course not. Wandering the streets of the Iranian capital I stumbled on many mouthwatering sweets shops, countless nuts stands and one of those ...