Tuesday, November 12th 2019

Posts Tagged ‘Tehran’

First time visitors' guide to Iran

First time visitors’ guide to Iran

Nov 5, 12 • Iran, Middle East16 Comments »
This first time visitors’ guide describes what we did and see in Iran, how we traveled around, where we stayed and what we ate. It is up to you to do more research and decide where you will go and what exactly you will do. We believe that our...
Golestan palace in Tehran

Golestan palace in Tehran

Oct 23, 12 • Iran3 Comments »
There are not many sights in Tehran and the Golestan palace stands out as besides being the most beautiful the palace is the oldest historical monument in the capital of Iran. The Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) belongs to a group of royal...
Funny English signs in Iran

Funny English signs in Iran

Oct 21, 12 • Iran8 Comments »
Many countries contribute to the diversity of English language. You can come across funny signs or inscriptions in probably every non-English speaking country. I have already posted our collection of funny signs from China. This time signs we have...
Tehran, the hectic capital of Iran

Tehran, the hectic capital of Iran

Oct 19, 12 • Iran15 Comments »
Tehran, 4th of October 2012 We arrived to Tehran on a Thursday afternoon. It was hot, dusty and crowded. And we were only at the bus station. The best part of coming to Tehran was that we managed to find a couchsurfing host, and this was our first...
Where & how to exchange money in Iran

Where & how to exchange money in Iran

Oct 16, 12 • Iran11 Comments »
I already mentioned in my previous post that Iranian Rial has several exchange rates and that official is almost half of the so called grey market rate. Besides currently Iranian Rial is going through serious inflation and rates against other...
Den of Espionage or what happened to the Embassy of the United States in Tehran

Den of Espionage or what happened to the Embassy of the United States in Tehran

Oct 16, 12 • IranNo Comments »
This is not a palace or National Museum, but if you are in Tehran, you might want to see the infamous US Embassy which ceased its operation in 1979 under tragic circumstances. The US diplomatic mission has been defunct since the so called Iranian...

“Every dark cloud has a silver lining” Iran week 1.

Oct 8, 12 • Iran8 Comments »
 ...so they say.            I have to admit, that the first 4-5 days in Iran weren’t the best and wasn’t really what we were expecting. Mostly because of us…and I truly believe in laws of attractions, therefore I guess we...
Iran: Women only

Iran: Women only

Oct 6, 12 • Iran14 Comments »
There are many myths & lies about Iran you can come across in the Western media. One of them is the harsh suppression of women. Segregation of women on transport may look like of one of the forms of this suppression. When I was going to Iran I...
Iranian currency, hyperinflation & how to exchange Iranian Rials

Iranian currency, hyperinflation & how to exchange Iranian Rials

Oct 4, 12 • Iran11 Comments »
Currency exchange is an actual question in Iran as you cannot withdraw money from your Visa or Amex. Although ATMs exists in Iran, they serve only Iranian bank cards. So all foreign travelers face the question of where and how to safely exchange...