Being one of the most famously beautiful cities of the ancient world, Samarkand’s towering architecture lives up to its timeless reputation.Read More
Step into the medieval Middle East in this small, historical hub in the depths of Uzbekistan.Read More
Uzbekistan is a beautiful and rarely travelled gem of Central Asia. For practical information on travel, language, safety, and what to expect, check this out.Read More
Isfahan is one of the world's most sought after cities. Historically regarded as one of the most beautiful spots in the Middle East, it is referred to as being 'nesf-e jahan', or 'half the world'.Read More
Tehran is intense. Swaths of beige line frantic streets, sweating in the Persian heat. Glamorous women with coiffed hair under loosley laid scarves, wild colours catch your eye from the fruit and the clothes and the spices of the market, and drivers and pedestrians navigate around each other with a rather lenient approach to traffic laws. Warm and dusty, the atmosphere of Tehran hits you immediately.Read More
Of the greatest wonders of the ancient world, few were as magnificent as the city of Persepolis, and far fewer still stand. Intricate details preserved at the site rival some of the wonders of Egypt. Founded by Darius the Great in 520 BC, Persepolis is a living legacy of the mighty Persian empire. Designed by architects from all over the expansive empire to his palace at Persepolis, the carved walls depict African kings and Asian merchants, all converging into the empire's great capital.Read More
Iran is magnificent and misunderstood. Warped global perspectives of the Persian people has deterred travelers for years, but it's one of the oldest, grandest and most interesting parts of the world. You absolutely should visit.