Money Issues in Iran

Take Cash – Bank Cards don’t Work There Given that the Iranian economy is under blockade, you are unable to use your card either while booking anything in advance or during your trip. ATMs only work for local cards. Obviously, you also can’t use your credit cards. So, your only…

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What to Wear in Iran

The issue of clothes and a headscarf was one of the major, if not the main, concern for me, while planning our trip to Iran. We hear a lot of different information on the levels of cover-up. With all this controversial information, you may have no clue, what to pack…

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Transport in Iran

How to Travel between the Cities The main means of travelling between the cities in Iran are the buses. These are big and very comfortable buses and quite cheap at that. The price of tickets between major cities (Tehran-Kashan, Isfahan-Yazd, Yazd-Shiraz) range approximately 250.000 -450.000. There is no need to…

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What to do in Paris, if you only have 4 days – step-by-step guide

Even a lifetime wouldn’t be enough for this amazing city, but when you have limited time and financial resources, you just do what you can to enjoy it at least a little. We arrived by train to the Gare Du Nord and stayed in the 3rd ARR, which was a…

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Useful Tips for Planning Your Trip to Lebanon

Currently, Lebanon is off the travelers’ radar. Most people consider it dangerous and/or not worth visiting. Travel advisories of many countries recommend avoiding all but essential travel to the country, indicating that some parts, like Tripoli and Baalbeck, as the areas, where you should not travel at all. But, then…

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Where to Eat and Have Coffee in Beirut (and Which places to Avoid)

The food is definitely expensive for what you would expect it to be. Be ready to pay 7-8$ for a wrap/shawarma. But you can find some comparably cheaper places with amazing food, some of them are below. Where to Go Zaatar w zeit: My favourate café in the whole country.…

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