Iran

Leave Your Daily (Internet) Hell

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The existence of VPNs (not to mention, their sometimes dubious legality) doesn’t nullify threats to free and open internet around the world, but it is an important tool in the fight.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Iran

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Just because you can’t see something doesn’t mean it isn’t there.

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The Least Iranian Place in Iran

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Iran itself was just about the only place traveling in Tabriz didn’t call to mind.

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City of the Pink Mosque

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Whether you spend two or three days in Shiraz, the Pink Mosque is only the beginning of all there is to see here

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Iran’s Loneliest Desert

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How to make the most of your time in Yazd, the proverbial See of Zoroastrianism, and the beautiful (though not particularly lonely) desert that extends to the north and east of it.

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Three Immaculate Days in Isfahan

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This is the moment my trip to Iran truly begins, I muttered to myself the moment I set eyes upon the illuminated Shah Mosque and the violet clouds above it.

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How Many Days Should You Spend in Tehran?

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Whether you spend one, two or three days in Tehran, here’s how to make the most of your time in Iran’s capital.

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The Truth About Iran

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The two weeks I spent in Iran informed me and changed me and humbled me, and I ask all of you reading this to humble yourselves.

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