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Is Iran Safe for Travel?

Travelers often wonder if Iran is safe to travel to. The country, formally established in 1979 and changing from it’s historic name of Persia, is compelling visitors to aspire to visit the ancient country.  Whether you travel alone or

TRAVEL NEWS: Despite Geopolitics, Soccer in Iran Means Diplomacy

The national soccer team of Iran took the field today against Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. (They drew 0-0). In the unlikely event that the United States and Iran face each other in the

TRAVEL NEWS: Women Rock Iran’s Emerging Underground Music Scene

To hear some of the newest and most exciting music in Iran, you have to go underground – literally. In the basements of Tehran and other Iranian cities, young musicians practice and perform, flouting confusing and restrictive

TRAVEL NEWS: A Win for Diplomacy in Iran

– Article courtesy of Joshua Rosenfield for the Asia Society Blog On November 24, the United States and its P5+1 partners (Britain, China, France, Germany, and Russia) announced they had reached an initial nuclear agreement with Iran.