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Fashion Police: Do I have to Wear a Sheet?

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Fashion Police: Do I have to Wear a Sheet?

Are you wondering: 'Do I have to wear a sheet to Iran?' If you mean a niqab, burka, or chador? Then no.   The below indicates the different types of dress worn by Muslim women. The burqa and...

John Flint
Currency in Iran and the Difference Between Tomans and Rials

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Currency in Iran and the Difference Between Tomans...

The official currency in Iran is called Iranian Rials (IRR), but initially working out the difference between Toman's and Rials can be pretty confusing for foreigners. So we'll briefly cover it&#39...

John Flint
How to Find Iran Hotels

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How to Find Iran Hotels

You may be aware there are only around 900 registered hotels and hostels across Iran, so there is limited capacity especially in high season from March - October. For these reasons we recommend making...

John Flint
The Best Restaurants in Esfahan (and Coffee!)

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The Best Restaurants in Esfahan (and Coffee!)

If your traveling in Esfahan they you'll most likley get hungry, and often! Here's a list of the best restaurants with useful information and directions how to get there.     Shahrzad Restauran...

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Taking Bikes on Buses and Trains in Iran

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Taking Bikes on Buses and Trains in Iran

If you're cycling through Iran, you should first decide which direction you want to go. After all it's a big country and there's no shame catching a few buses and trains to make the most of you...

John Flint
5 Tips for Traveling Iran during Ramadan

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5 Tips for Traveling Iran during Ramadan

Travelling Iran during Ramadan is nothing to worry about, well provided you prepare a little. Here are 5 Tips for Travelling Iran during Ramadan, including advice to help you feel more relaxed and les...

John Flint
Iran Visa Requirements

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Iran Visa Requirements

The biggest problem Americans, Canadians, and British have is often getting the visa to Iran in the first place. We are regularly asked about Iran visa requirements and tour guide requirements. It's actuall...

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What's Involved Getting Iran Visas on Arrival

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What's Involved Getting Iran Visas on Arrival

The biggest problem for travelers is often worrying about getting the Iran visa in the first place. We are regularly asked: What are the processes getting the Iran visas on arrival? So even this process seems daunti...

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Iran's Tourism Industry: It's Diversity, Regulations, Value and Economic Opportunities

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Iran's Tourism Industry: It's Diversity, Regulatio...

The problem with Iran's tourism industry is that it's very fragmented and most infrastructure is outdated from the 1970's. Here are some insights into the workings of the Iran tourism sector including:&n...

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Is Iran Safe - Travel Safety Advice

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Is Iran Safe - Travel Safety Advice

The biggest question on people's minds - Is Iran Safe? This most commonly asked question is also the most easy to answer - Yes it's SAFE. So here are some common questions and responses from Westerners...

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Iran Dress Code

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Iran Dress Code

Obeying Islamic rules including Hijab or Islamic dress-code is necessary in Iran. However these rules are not observed very strictly, especially for tourists and foreigners.   Men 1) Shorts are not acceptable...

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Iran Entry and Exit Regulations

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Iran Entry and Exit Regulations

Arriving Travelers Entering Iran   * Gold & Foreign Exchange :  Every passenger is allowed to have gold with him/her personal use. Otherwise for larger sums for non-personal use, it should be decla...

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The Best Hotels in Kish

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The Best Hotels in Kish

Here's a complete list of all the hotels on Kish Island. Compare the best hotels from resorts to 5 Star luxury hotels and budget hostels for Iran Hotel bookings.     Aftabe Shargh Hotel Starts F...

Zahra Roghaniha
The Best Luxury Hotels in Tehran City

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The Best Luxury Hotels in Tehran City

Best luxury hotels in Tehran City The best hotels in Tehran, chosen by our expert, including luxury hotels, boutique hotels, and Tehran hotel deals. Read the reviews and book.     8/10 Espinas Hot...

Zahra Roghaniha
Iranian girls fashion

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Iranian girls fashion

Iranian girls fashion? Worrying about what clothes to wear to Iran is probably the biggest issue holding back women before coming to Iran. Most of the time I see foreign women here...

Zahra Roghaniha
Iran Visa Costs and Charges for Different Countries

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Iran Visa Costs and Charges for Different Countrie...

There are Two Iran Visa Costs and Charges that often occur to obtain your Iran visa. The first is the Iran Visa MFA Application charge, which is similar to the ESTA approval from the U....

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Vegetarian Dishes in Iran: The Top Persian Veggie Foods Survival Guide

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Vegetarian Dishes in Iran: The Top Persian Veggie...

Are you a vegetarian thinking you'll be left stranded for food in Iran? Well think again - you just need to know what to look for.   While the highlights of Persian cuisine often includes me...

Salman Mohammadi
Mobile SIM cards in Iran

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Mobile SIM cards in Iran

Looking for an Iran SIM Card to contact friends, locals, or simply to browse the internet? Here we'll cover all you need to know about mobile in Iran, including:   a) Major Iran SIM Card providers: b) Brief...

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