Iran

Getting Married for Iran

Posted by on 7:16 am in Iran, Spotlight | 3 comments

Getting Married for Iran

Married for Iran Travel Travel Plans to Iran Let me start off by saying I never thought I would go to Iran. Or get married. So when my Iranian boyfriend, Hamid, first came home to our small Istanbul flat and told me he thought we should get married to go visit his family in Iran, my heart almost fell out of my ass. “Look, it’s simple. We get Islamic temporarily married and you don’t have to go through all the bull shit of booking a tour guide and paying all this extra money. You can stay with my family, I can show you around.” He looked so...

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12 Tips to Travel Muslim Countries

Posted by on 4:57 pm in Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Spotlight | 5 comments

12 Tips to Travel Muslim Countries

From the moment you enter your credit card number and hit accept you are in for an adventure. Traveling to a foreign country is exciting, educational, and at times scary. Whether you choose a guided tour when you arrive, or decide to channel your inner Indiana Jones there is much to fear while being abroad; getting lost, not being able to communicate with the natives, food poisoning, and the simpler offending the natives. There is no other place feared quite as much as a county that has gone through recent wars or has an oppressive...

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Yazd, Iran and Bahrain

Posted by on 10:30 am in Adventure, Bahrain, Iran, Middle East | 2 comments

The City and province of Yazd in Iran holds many wonders of architectural significance. A Zoroastrian Fire Temple in Yazd holds a traditional fire, which has been kept alight by Zoroastrian priests, continuously for over 1100 years. Caravansaries, Islamic architecture including the Friday mosque and wind-towers or badgirs, which act as incredibly effective cooling systems for homes and public structures. Bahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands in the Persian Gulf and offers a blend of ancient and modern. Skyscrapers share the landscape with...

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Shams Ensemble with Whirling Dervish

Posted by on 7:48 pm in Iran, ITKT Videos, Spotlight | 0 comments

This incredible performance comes to ITKT by way of Iran. I was fortunate enough to catch the Shams Ensemble on a recent tour of the US in Los Angeles at the Ebell Theater. The group was started by Kaykhosro Pournazeriin 1980 and was the first musician to compose music for the traditional Kurdish lute, tanbour. Their CD ‘The Voice of Endearment’ is also now available and a wonderful example of the sounds coming from Iran. As with all of our videos Quicktime 7.0 or better is required to see our great videos in all of their luster...

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Iran Travel Blog

Posted by on 9:46 am in Announcements, Iran News | 0 comments

Rick Steves Blogs About his Travels in Iran European travel expert Rick Steves is blogging about a new and unlikely travel destination – Iran . A well-know advocate of “close-to-the-ground” travel broadening perspectives and destroying ethnocentricity, Steves blogs about his experience filming a new public television show entitled “Iran: Its People and Culture, Yesterday and Today”. Although the show will be “no politics, just travel” his motivations are quite political. Steves writes in his blog, “I remember when the bombs first fell on...

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