Iran

Travel Video: Iran

Iran, a country shrouded in stereotypes, is not a typical tourist desination. Traveler and filmmaker Pete Rojwongsuriya recently spent two weeks exploring the country from Tehran to Shiraz. We talked to him about Iran's cultural...

A Nation Misunderstood

Back in 2012, I went to Iran for the first time and ever since that I’ve been longing to go back. I was looking to go somewhere in January and when I saw that...

Silence and Flattery: A Most Unusual Border Crossing

We approached the busy border town of Jolfa, my mind overwrought with contrasting emotions. On one hand, I was already missing Iran, recalling fondly the architectural treasures I’d seen over the past nine days...

Uncovering the Beauty of Iran

A very good friend of mine is a native of Iran and asked me to visit her during the summer holiday. I know this sounds naive, but prior to my visit, all I had in my...