travel

10 Survival Items for Your Trip to Iran

After having been to Iran a couple times and friends who have been much more often, I have started to notice trends in what people go prepared with. The weather, the activities, and the traditions all lend themselves to all types…

True Moments, A Photo Series (7): Reza’s trip to Iran

Thank you to Reza Taymouri for this photo submission! Reza, one of our Facebook fans, recently went to Iran and offered to share his experience with us through his photos. He says, “I thought that Iran is beautiful-especially the cities I…

True Moments, A Photo Series (5)

So typically, I take photo submissions for this section, and I still will! But I realized I haven’t posted any of my own photos yet, and hey, I have been to Iran too! So, these are from a trip that…

From Iran, Living in America… Visiting Turkey. Oh boy.

We got back from Turkey a couple weeks ago and after surviving the chaos of lost baggage, jet lag, and consistent wondering as to why I live in America vs. Europe (this last one was the most common thought actually) I…