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Travel to Iran: What we learned as a group of women

In April 2017, Journeys hosted its first women's-only adventure through Iran. Led by staff member Kerina Rowley, this group of women included 13 seasoned travelers, all of whom were eager to travel to Iran and immerse themselves in Iran's often misunderstood culture, to learn what it's really like to be a woman in Iran. Here, Kerina shares some of what she experienced along the way.


Posted on May 19, 2017

Travel to Iran: Are you crazy?

Traveler Mark Donovan shares his experiences traveling to Iran with Journeys International—the antithesis of the worst imaginings.

Posted on May 6, 2016

A visit to Iran: Breaking down misconceptions through travel

Journeys International co-founder Will Weber recently returned from our first trip to Iran. Here, he reflects on the people, places, and history he saw along the way—including friendly Iranians, delicious food, and the power of a good guide.

Posted on October 29, 2015

What to Expect: Persia Past & Present

In October 2015, Will Weber, co-founder of Journeys International, spent 22 days in Iran leading two back-to-back trips. Here are his tips on what to expect if you join the next Persia Past & Present trip:

Posted on October 28, 2015


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