9 Reasons to Visit Iran Right Now

bridges-of-isfahan

Let’s face it. Iran is not likely to be the first country that comes to mind when choosing your next travel destination. The international media paint the country in a less than favourable light. Due to historical or current issues, diplomatic relations with some countries are strained. If you are a UK, American or Canadian […]

Travel to Syria: Then & Now

damascus at sunset

On our descent into Aleppo airport, the Syrian landscape was a mosaic of sparkling green mosque lights. Ibrahim, a proud Syrian Kurd and my companion on the journey from London via Beirut, was looking forward to a long-overdue reunion with his family and his fiancée. It had been six years since he had been home, […]