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Become familiar with Iranian breads

Become familiar with Iranian breads

Iran has always enjoyed a melting pot of cultures over the course of its ancient history and civilization. This is evident in various areas such as its variety of dialects, clothing, lifestyles, and of course foods.

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Masoudieh Mansion, Iran’s View of History

Masoudieh Mansion, Iran’s View of History

Masoudieh Mansion is an attractive palace in Tehran with a total area of 4000 sq. meters that was constructed in 1878 during the Qajar dynasty era upon the order of prince Masoud Mirza (Zell-e Soltan), hence called Masoudieh. The mansion was registered on Iran’s National Heritage List in 1997.

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Saxophonist: If only the world could see Iran

Saxophonist: If only the world could see Iran

Saxophone and clarinet player, Klaus Gesing, is scheduled to perform in Tehran on the last night of the 2nd edition of the “Show of hands” festival with a plucked string instruments ensemble. Claus is from Germany and has performed in Iran before with Swedish bassist and composer, Björn Meyer, and Samuel Roher as a trio in the Open Source Project. He won the NRW for tenor saxophone in 1988, and was chosen as best musician at the Vienna International Jazz Festival in 1996.

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The lute and dulcimer await Unesco registration

The lute and dulcimer await Unesco registration

The Iranian House of Music Secretary has announced that Iran’s file for the registration of the lute as an intangible world heritage in 2019 has been forwarded to the Iran Cultural Heritage Organization. The registration file for the santur [dulcimer] will also be compiled next.

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Styles of travel in Iran

Styles of travel in Iran

Rahman Mehraby writes in Destination Iran that some people prefer a fast-paced tour while others enjoy a slow-paced tour. Everyone’s traveling style could be different. What you read here is from my experience of traveling with international clients and organizing trips for them. I recommend you to read this post before you choose your traveling style in Iran.

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Is Iran a safe destination for tourists?

Is Iran a safe destination for tourists?

One of the most important questions on the minds of tourists interested in traveling to the Orient, especially to Middle Eastern countries, is whether these are safe destinations. Iran is a special country with a wide range of natural and cultural attractions. Its high, barely seen tourism potentials make it a perfect destination for tourists.

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