• A view of Cantor Church in Qazvin 2020-12-31 00:48

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Qazvin: a city with fascinating churches, Armenian neighborhoods

    Besides serving as places of worship and religious services, churches are visited for their splendor and architectural beauty, their majesty and magnificence.

  • Czech globetrotters visit South Khorasan province 2020-07-26 21:24

    Czech globetrotters visit South Khorasan province

    TEHRAN – A group of globetrotters from the Czech Republic arrived on Friday in Ayask, an ancient town in Sarayan county, eastern South Khorasan province.

  • Foreign travelers visit the towers of silence nested on a lonely, barren hilltop on the outskirts of Yazd, central Iran. 2019-11-25 19:18

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran at the height of travel season

    TEHRAN – Perhaps it is tough to define a best time for visiting Iran, which is known as a four-season country, I mean spring, summer, fall and winter; each having its own charms and travel lovers.

  • Omidvar brothers 2019-10-20 19:43

    By David Robie

    Iran’s great global adventurers - around the lost world in 10 years

    They have been dubbed the “Persian Indiana Joneses”. Their adventures are fabled and hair-raising, as shown by a Jivaro shrunken human head and relics from curious rituals on display from almost 70 years ago. But the Omidvar brothers from Iran were no gung-ho adventurers, merely gate-crashing hidden tribal and indigenous communities around the world. They were also no elitists.

  • Ray Cook is seen in his Land Cruiser opposite the Tehran Times headquarters in downtown Tehran, August 19, 2019. 2019-08-23 19:35

     By Afshin Majlesi

    Traveler recommends potential tourists to visit Iran before a “big influx”

    Many tourism associates believe that Iran is still somewhat of a lesser-known destination for many avid globetrotters, saying the country, despite having enormous potentials, has a long way to go to occupy a dominant position in world tourism market.

  • Ciara and Lennart in their camper van (Photo: Maryam Kamyab, July 29,  2019) 2019-08-02 20:13

    By Afshin Majlesi, Mehdi Sepahvand

    Belgian globetrotters share us their new perception of Iran

    TEHRAN – Last Monday, a Belgian couple, who are on an overland journey to China, paid a visit to The Tehran Times, where they let us share their views, experiences and feelings about Iran in a cozy chat with the daily.