Posts in Asia
Things to do in Shiraz, Iran

The home of ancient civilisations, Persian poetry, and modern mosques, Shiraz is one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in Iran. A great jump off point to visit ancient Persian sites, check out my full guide to the city here.

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24 Hours in Yerevan

Slap bang on the line between East and West, the historic gateway to Asia is now modern metropolis. Indulge in rich culture, cheap beers, and fun local nights out.

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Golden Samarkand

Being one of the most famously beautiful cities of the ancient world, Samarkand’s towering architecture lives up to its timeless reputation.

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A Practical Guide to Uzbekistan

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.

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Isfahan Is Half The World

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'.

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Things to do in Tehran

Have you ever dreamt of the wild bazaars, incredible food and wonderful people of Iran? Check out this guide to the top things to do in Tehran, Iran.

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How to visit Persepolis, Persia

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.

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A Practical Guide to Iran

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.

 

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