Much of what was the Persian Empire in the BC days were the bazaars which still remain to be the center of commerce in modern times in cities from Istanbul down to Yazd in southern Iran, and from Marrakesh to Xi’an. Long dark covered alleyways with packed stalls staffed with smiling merchants waiting to makeContinue reading “The best surprises found in Souks, Bazaars and Medinas across the Middle East and beyond”
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Day 1 and 2: JFK to Shiraz via Ataturk International
Our ride from JFK to Shiraz and here’s how it went down: Airbus from Manhattan to JFK (1 hour) JFK to Istanbul (10 hours + 6 hour layover + 7 hour time shift) Istanbul to Shiraz (3.5 hours + 2 hour delay + 1.5 hour time shift) Shiraz Airport to hotel (longer than normal halfContinue reading “Day 1 and 2: JFK to Shiraz via Ataturk International”
The Skinny on the Iranian Travel Visa for U.S. Citizens
The process sort of reminds me of what it takes to get a Russian Travel Visa. It involves some cash up front, a form of letter of invite, a detailed itinerary, and patience. The Russian one seemed more to do with cash since it took a just few minutes to fill out the application, aContinue reading “The Skinny on the Iranian Travel Visa for U.S. Citizens”
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