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The 24 Iran UNESCO World Heritage Sites & Gardens

Iran Travel Guide: Discovering the 24 Iran UNESCO World Heritage Sites Iran is home to the rich history of the Ancient Persian civilization, famous rulers, poets, and the wonderful architecture and gardens throughout this large beautiful country. The country currently [...]

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Iran|Tags: , |

Books about Lebanon: Travel, Food & Politics

Lebanon has risen to the top of my favorite countries in the world. Its complicated history, hospitable people, their openness to creativity and the arts, their progressiveness mixed with traditional values, the fluidity between European, Asian and Arabic culture, among [...]

October 14th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , |

Tawlet: The Kitchen has No Religion

Lebanon has so many diverse elements which make this country so special. Some elements, just to name a few, come in the form of food, with the emphasis on sustainability, entrepreneurship, art and giving back. And no organization and business [...]

September 5th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: , , , |

Exploring Jeita Grotto, Harissa to Byblos in a Day

Lebanon is home to many natural wonders, religious monuments, and the world’s most beautiful historical sites. Escape the busy streets of Beirut and take a day trip to three of Lebanon's proudest sites: Jeita Grotto, Harissa, and Byblos. This popular three-way [...]

August 28th, 2019|Categories: Lebanon|Tags: |

Iran Culture Facts: Ethnicity, Religion and People

Iran has been officially known as "The Islamic Republic of Iran" since 1979. Even though today (internationally) it's commonly known for its strict Islamic laws, those that know even a tad bit of Iran, know of it's richer, more vibrant [...]

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Iran|Tags: , , |

American Tourist in Iran: Travel Tips

"Can Americans even travel to Iran?" is the second most commonly asked question after whether Iran is safe to travel to at all. The answer is yes, it is safe. And yes, Americans can legally travel to Iran though it takes [...]

August 10th, 2019|Categories: Iran|Tags: |

Greatest Persian Poets of All Time

Persian literature is a significant element of the Persian culture. Its influence on the Islamic culture of the Middle East is vast. These writers and poets are highly regarded not only in Western Asia but also around the world. Rumi [...]

August 6th, 2019|Categories: Iran|Tags: |

Cooking Class in Iran + Ghormeh Sabzi Recipe

One of the top reasons I have been wanting to visit Iran is to taste it's rich, savory cuisine first hand. I am fortunate to live within 15 minutes from Westwood in Southern California. Also known as "Tehrangeles" where the [...]

August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Iran|Tags: , |
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