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an Odessey series travel guide,
by Helen Loveday,
Oct. 1999, $16.95
|Lonely Planet Guide to Iran, 2nd ed.|
by Paul Greenway & David St. Vincent,
A$24.95 - US$17.95 - UKú11.99 - 140,00FF
Grand SalaamConde Nast Traveller, May 2000 British Edition
Iran is, without any doubt at all, the warmest, politest, most hospitable country that I have ever been in - almost shamingly so.
The Iranian Directory - quite thorough!
Postcards from Iran by Raffaele Ciriello - who assures us that its not really hell.
Among the Zoroastrians Washington Post
This kiss from a stranger would become the norm throughout my visit to what I had assumed would be a hostile country.
Three American schoolgirls tour Iran where they learn about No Ruz, the Iranian New Year and visit an Iranian family and
learn about Islamic Art in Iran art and
Iranian architecture and stay with a
traditional household and
take in Shiraz and finally meditate on common misconceptions about Iran.
I had been taught to fear this country and these people, and it was very hard to see through my own thoughts into the country itself.
CNN's Revolutionary Journey CNN Correspondent Christian Amanpour returns to her native Iran to report on the reforms there.
The American-Iranian Council seeks to improve U.S. - Iran relations.
Encyclopedia Mythica on Iranian Mythology
Pasargad Tour is an excellent company which I have used on my last 6 out of my 8 trips to Iran. - an emailer.
Treasures of Persian Literature Poets are Iran's national heroes!
Skiing in Iran BBC,
Iran Ski Tours by Thunder Tours
Trekking in Iran by Alpine Ascents
Iranian Railways - an UNofficial site by an amatuer rail enthusiast.
Rahnema.com Iranian Search Engine
internet cafes in Tehran
Another internet cafe in Tehran, with prices in US dollars.
Saffron Sky: A Life Between Iran and America by Gelareh Asayesh, Beacon Press, Oct. 1999
Quickfarsi.com provides Farsi-English translation services
Latest weather reports from Iran.
Index to Iranian music from The Iranian.
US vs. Iran Soccer Match Jan 16, 1999.
Eyewitness accounts of the last eclipse of the century in Isfahan by Jeff Greenwald.
Military history of the Sasanian Empire - the Sasanians were the first to use heavily armoured cavalry, the precursors to the European knights.
The Heritage of Persia by Richard Frye.
History of the Persian Empire by Arthur T. Olmstead
Eagle and the Lion : The Tragedy
American Iranian Relations by James A. Bill.
Covers the events surrounding the Islamic Revolution of 1979, and why the US never saw it coming.
Rumi - Poet of the Heart about the 13th century Persian mystical poet, Jalalid-deen Mowlana Rumi.
A Taste of Cherry by Abbas Kiarostami, one of Iran's world reknowned directors.
Iran Odessey travel guide series, 2nd edition, Oct. 1999
Quince "stew" or khoresht Iranian cuisine has a number of stew-like khoreshts, usually consisting of a meat and vegetable or fruit, which are served over rice.
Abbas Kiarostami - a famous Iranian director.
Pictures of Iran from Global Publishing Group
Excerpts from The Splendor of Persia by Robert Payne, published in 1957
Iran album from Iranpage.com
Irantravel.com has some cheap airfares!
Travel Notes on Iran
Everything you wanted to know about caviar The best caviar is from Iran!
Rugnotes.com An encyclopaedic site about Persian and other types of rugs, by Barry O'Connell Jr.
Iran's Railways A great site, complete with timetables, maps, and lots of other info!
Iran: The Sound of Music Travelogue by Christopher Kenneally.
Hunting Safaris in Iran Feel the urge to shoot some harmless furry animals? Or maybe just take a photo of them instead!
Alpine Ascents mountain climbing tours of Iran.
All about IEEE President Ken Laker's visit with engineering students in Iran.
All about the traditional Persian martial arts.
The Science and Arts Foundation helps set up computer systems in Iranian highschools.