Tag: Historical sights

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

Yazd is a small city in the southern desert of Iran. It’s old and charming and within the walls of the old city it is a journey back in time. It is rightly popular among travellers and even though there are a variety of things 

A Persepolis travel guide: How to visit Persepolis Iran

A Persepolis travel guide: How to visit Persepolis Iran

This post is a Persepolis travel guide on how to visit Persepolis, Pasargadae and Naqsh -e- Rustam in Iran. These places that are nearby Shiraz make a perfect day trip from Shiraz to learn more about Iran’s glorious past. The history of Persepolis Persepolis is 

18 top things to do in Shiraz Iran

18 top things to do in Shiraz Iran

Shiraz is Iran’s fifth biggest city and known for a good number of things. Poetry, literature, flowers, gardens and surprisingly, wine. Before the Islamic revolution the Mediterranean climate helped produce the best wine in the country. Shiraz is a city where people enjoy life whether 

22 top things to do in Isfahan: the blue jewel of Iran

22 top things to do in Isfahan: the blue jewel of Iran

This post is a travelguide with the best things to do in Isfahan. The city with its famous Naqs-e Jahan square was the reason why I wanted to visit Iran in the first place. Iranians say that Isfahan is half of the world. The old 

15 top things to do in Kashan Iran

15 top things to do in Kashan Iran

This post is a travel guide about the best things to do in Kashan Iran. Kashan was the first desert city on my Iran trip. When I checked in at my hotel there were dark brownish clouds gathered in the sky. In a short time 

Things to do in Qazvin Iran: travel guide

Things to do in Qazvin Iran: travel guide

This post is a travel guide with the best things to do in Qazvin Iran. Qazvin was just a necessary stop on my way to Masuleh and Alamut and I was not expecting so much of this city. I was not so lucky with the 

Top things to do in Kermanshah Iran: a travel guide

Top things to do in Kermanshah Iran: a travel guide

This post is about the best things to do in Kermanshah. One of the oldest cities in Iran at the foot of the Zagros mountains. With its location close to Iranian Kurdistan the city is nowadays also one of the largest kurdish speaking cities in 

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

This post is about the best things to do in Sarajevo. The capital of Bosnia remains my favourite city in Europe and it is one of the most charming and interesting places I know. Why visit Sarajevo? I could talk for hours about all the 

The best things to do in Belgrade Serbia

The best things to do in Belgrade Serbia

Belgrade wasn’t exactly on my bucketlist of cities to visit. I couldn’t think of any exciting things to do in Belgrade Serbia. Neither did I consider the capital of Serbia as a holiday destination. I ended up in Belgrade on my way to Lebanon anyway. 

The best places to visit in mainland Greece

The best places to visit in mainland Greece

This post is about the best places to visit in mainland Greece. Greece remains one of my favourite countries in Europe and one that I never get tired of. I remember whole days spent at the beach, building sand castles and looking for shells. Every 

Beirut to Baalbek: how to visit Baalbek in Lebanon

Beirut to Baalbek: how to visit Baalbek in Lebanon

This post is a travel guide about how to visit Baalbek in Lebanon and about my experience travelling from Beirut to Baalbek on a daytrip. Up untill the last moment I hesitated whether I should visit the Roman ruins in Baalbek Lebanon, because of its 

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

Rajasthan with its rich cultural heritage is one of the most popular states in India. And for good reasons, because there are a lot of things to see and do. So much so, that planning your Rajasthan itinerary may seem like a daunting task. Therefore,