Of all the exciting developments that have occurred in the last decade, the new travel landscape is definitely high on the list. Certain countries hav...
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It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps.
In 2009, public television stations across the country aired a one-hour special I produced about Iran. My goal: to offer a candid and humanizing look ...
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's civil aviation spokesman says an American is receiving medical treatment in Tehran after his plane was diverted to the Iranian ...
Head scarves came off and the sounds of snapping, clapping and whistling filled the bus. I finally realized what I had signed up for was not a historical tour, but rather a chance for young Iranians to breath, relax and let loose.
Having a national currency worth "less than nothing" is embarrassing. So the Persians invented the Thumm. Inflation is beginning to ravage the Thumm the way it ravaged the Ryal.
In the year 185 BC, the Pharaoh Chaonnophris was captured by the forces of Ptolemy V, ending the last Egyptian state to be actually ruled by Egyptians for over two thousand years.
When people think of Iran, they think of evil Ayatollahs with nukes, when people think of Persia, they think of a lost world of biblical mystery.
Palace museums aside, everything is up to date in Tehran. McDonalds is nowhere to be seen, but a trip to the shopping mall shows that underneath officially required outerwear, women like sexy.
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