Tabari New Year’s

The Tabari (Mazandarani) calendar is a type of Sassanid calendar, that there are 365 days in a year which consists of twelve 30-day months. The beginning of the Tabari year coincides with the reign of Sassanid Qubad and the reign of his son, Chios, at Tabaristan. The Tabari year begins in Fardine month (August) and […]

Saffron ( Red Gold )

Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus Sativus. The farmers collect and dryredthreads from Crocus flowers. It is used as a seasoning and coloring agent in food. Saffron, the Silk Road spice, has long been the world’s most costly spice by weight. It is originated in Iran, however, Greece and Mesopotamia have […]

Pomegranate festival

The pomegranate Festival is held in Paveh city in Kurdestan province for 3 days. It is started on October 17th, all people of town gather together to celebrate the harvest of Pomegranate one of the most famous and popular fruits in Iran. Young women carry the baskets full of pomegranate and sing. They go through […]

Yalda Night

Yalda Night Yalda Night (Chelleh night) is an Iranian traditional feast on the longest and darkest night of the year. Itthe first night of the first month of winterin The Solar Hijri calendar. It has been said that Iranian gather together at this night to celebrate the end of dark and long nights, since the […]

Sadeh Festival

Sadeh Festival The “Sadeh festival” is the largest fire celebration and one of the oldest known traditions in ancient Persia, which is celebrated forty days after the Yalda Night as thanksgiving from God’s blessings by Zoroastrians. This celebration is a sign of the importance of light, fire and energy in life, which begins with setting the fire […]

Pir-E Shaliyar Celebration

Pir Shalyar festival is an ancient traditional ceremony in the village of Huraman in Kurdistan province in the western part of Iran. The ceremony is held in the village of Huraman (Uraman Takht) in Kurdistan each year in mid-winter. Pir Shalyar wedding anniversary is celebrated during three days. The first day is Wednesday, all the […]

Kharmohre, The Blue Pearl Of Ancien

KharmohreThe Blue Pearl Of Ancien The unique, artisanal production of Kharmohre, a six-thousand-year old handcrafted legacy from ancient Iran, has been kept alive by the Saadatmand family from the city of Qom, Iran. Kharmohre, with its mystical blue color, has become an integral part of Middle Eastern culture as generation after generation has worn it […]

Is traveling alone as woman safe in Iran?

How is Solo Female traveler in Iran? In a morning, while having breakfast with your family, you tell them about your decision for a solo trip. Hearing that might not be a surprise for your family as you have done solo trips before. They glimpse at you and then keep eating their breakfast. After a […]

Wonderful villages of Iran! (Makhunik)

The people of this village did not drink tea, hunt and eat meat at all until 50 years ago. And they still don’t smoke. Entering TV to this village meant the entrance of the devil. The village in Iran that is one of the seven wonderful villages in the world, where? Makhunik village, Birjand, south […]