Nowruz

Photo: UNIS Vienna, Celebration (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎; literally “new day”) marks the first day of spring and is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, which usually occurs on 21 March. It is celebrated as the beginning of the new year by more than 300 million people around the …

Iran

Photo: Hamed Saber, Kariz (Some rights reserved) Iran is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan. As Iran on the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan, and Russia are also Iran’s direct neighbors to the north. Iran is bordered on the east by Afghanistan, and Pakistan, on the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf …

Iran Links

Iran Flag What would locals like others understand about Iran? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesEcotourism in Iran: opportunities and challenges – Tehran TimesWebinar discusses ecotourism in northeast Iran – Tehran TimesEcotourism, an opportunity for travel lovers during coronavirus pandemicIran’s tourism industry is booming – CNNIranians jubilant as country wakes up to …