Dear Reader, Let’s continue our long and incredible adventure in Iran. We said it before, Iran is a land of contrast and probably defies what most people think of it. And even more to this, women in Iran strongly belong to this notion. In fact, it is because […]
Dear Reader, time to break the backward image most people get from just hearing the name “Iran”. There are many things to say on this regard but this time I will start with a small preview on women fashion… Too modern and too conservative at the same time. […]
Dear Reader, One of the best benefits of traveling in company is that casually your travel buddies are excellent photographers. My friend Lichix took this photo of me in Esfahan while visiting the stunning Masjed-e Jameh Mosque, the biggest mosque in Iran and the pioneer of Islamic architecture. With this […]
that Pijama is a Persian word? Dear Reader, Discovering origins can really surprise us, just like when the Romans invented the bikini or else they took and made it famous (we Italians are known for taking existing inventions and improve them, like coffee, pizza and pasta, no argument on […]
Dear Reader, if you enjoy my adventures and follow my blog, it is probably because you and I share the same travel style. We don’t behave like common “tourists” but rather like “travellers” who walk a lot and enjoy a place like locals do. For this post I’m […]
Assassin is a Persian word?
Dear Reader, These were some school girls shopping at the Bazaar of Esfahan (or Isfahan), one of the oldest and largest bazaars in the Middle-East. P.S.: I bought the most beautiful rings, bracelets and necklaces!
… Paradise is a Persian word? Dear Reader, Paradise is Persian. An old Persian word that comes from an Old Iranian *pardis- “walled enclosure”. By around the sixth century though, Persians started to associate the idea of Paradise with cooling and refreshing gardens due to the obvious high summer […]
Dear Reader, this is one of the many beautiful representation of old Persia you see in Iran. This one was hanging on a wall of a lovely restaurant in Yazd.
Dear Reader, one of the things that I found amusing in Iran is that almost all the signs of shops, hotels, bars, restaurants, are super lit up with neon-lit signs. Traditional towns such as Yazd become incredibly cheerful at night time…