Taxi Tehran Film Review – a wonderful ride through the capital of Iran

I was recently browsing through the BBC iPlayer film selection. Pleasantly surprised, I saw Taxi Tehran on their list. This had always been one of those Iranian films I had been meaning to watch, but not had the opportunity to. BBC, I thank you. Jafar Panahi, the director of Taxi Tehran, can be well praisedContinue reading “Taxi Tehran Film Review – a wonderful ride through the capital of Iran”

Snapp: The Iranian Version to Uber

If you have travelled in Iran, you will know that taxis are very much a popular mode of transport. Since 2000, the underground network has expanded, with six main lines carrying three million passengers everyday and thousands of buses transporting thousands of passengers. Even so, taxis are still one of the most popular modes ofContinue reading “Snapp: The Iranian Version to Uber”

Persepolis – ‘The Persian City’

Address: Takht-e Jamshid Opening hours: 8am-5pm November-March, to 7pm April-October Cost: £3 Perespolis, literally ‘The Persian City’, is one of the most magnificent places you will see in Iran. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and its incredible grandeur, history and uniqueness are all reasons to go for a visit. Persepolis is a locationContinue reading “Persepolis – ‘The Persian City’”