If you’re looking for a country full of surprises, then Iran is the place to go.
Travelling in Iran can be an eye-opening and rewarding experience, especially for curious travellers who want to understand the country, and learn about its people and their culture — beyond political issues and news headlines.
The people of Iran truly moved me with their genuine generosity and kindness.
If you’re open to seeing Iran beyond the headlines, here are some of my tips on local culture that can help you better understand the country and its people: or loose scarf.
Even among some of the richer classes that ostensibly live more “western” lives, partying with alcohol and music, the men will happily sleep around but will want to marry someone “pure”.Critics believe that this is a way for entering prostitution, despite the fact that it is allowed per Shi'ism and is considered halal.One of these weblogs -- which became active and attracted attention in September, has been removed from its virtual address as of October 24.Virginity is seen as a marker of decency, of good family stock and morals.In the narrow, twisting clutch of roads where Tahmineh lives, revealing your hair even to an uncle or a male cousin is not acceptable.Also, it's healthy and hygienic and everything is clear before the encounter. This opportunity is mostly presented to young candidates of marriage as a means to enter a period of courtship prior to getting married.