Tag: Safety in Iran

Hate and Love Spew Out in Articles about Iran Travel

Sculptor Ahad Hosseini, Tabriz Museum, Tabriz, iran

Readers’ comments on online articles about travel to Iran wildly fluctuate between praise and condemnation and I’m still getting used to seeing the sometimes jolting disparity. Case example: the 191 comments left on The Guardian’s Iran Holiday Guide in the 24 hours since publication. The article by former Londoner Haleh Anvari (who also authored the brilliant..

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Risk of Jail in Iran? Wrong!

Iranian road police, Travel Tour Iran Ali Torkzadeh Com 3363

For an entire month I drove and Iranians tried to kill me … with kindness … and also with their cars. Today is our first day back from a 4,000 kilometer road trip from our home in Mashhad to Tehran and through northwest Iran and back home via the Caspian coast. As I drag myself out of..

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