Category: Iran

10 picturesque places in Persia for practicing photography

10 picturesque places in Persia for practicing photography

Sanctions are slowly being lifted from Iran, and since 2015, it’s become easier to travel through this warm and welcoming land, its rich history and culture ripe for the picking. Autumn and Spring are the best times to go, as temperatures are mild and comfortable. In my two week visit I witnessed so much beauty, […]

8 reasons why Iran will be the destination for 2016

8 reasons why Iran will be the destination for 2016

When talking about Iran, and in the interests of expectation management, I always like to start with the negatives. The visa situation is still a bore (although soon to improve, inshallah); ladies need to wear a headscarf at all times in public; there’s no booze (anywhere – not even in the 5* city hotels); the […]

$1 million holiday with Emirates Palace

$1 million holiday with Emirates Palace

The Telegraph details a $1 million  ‘special offer’ that’s currently being advertised by Emirates Palace.   For this price you get a week  in the luxurious Palace Suite at the hotel, along with first class flights from anywhere in the world.   You’ll also get a butler service, access to a chauffeur-driver Maybach and a […]

Unprecedented 2010 world cruise itinerary from Crystal Cruises

Unprecedented 2010 world cruise itinerary from Crystal Cruises

Voted World’s Best more than any other cruise line by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler, luxury cruise specialist Crystal Cruises has set an exotic new course with a unique Middle Eastern twist for its 15th annual World Cruise set for 2010. The detailed 108-day itinerary, featuring maiden visits to Iran, […]