Trump’s Ban

Banned from traveling to the U.S. – she looks like she could be a real threat to the free world, right?  This post was was originally shared over at desertmannequin. As an Iranian with U.S. citizenship (I’m having a really hard time calling myself American these days), I count myself amongst the “lucky” individuals to not […]

Iran Travels Part 3 : Tehran

For the last part of my trip, I headed to Tehran, which is quickly becoming one of my favorite cities. I love the beautiful parks and manicured parkways, which are often decorated with cool art installations and sculptures, and of course the murals that decorate the walls of so many buildings. Even more so, I […]

Tehran

I went to Tehran for Eid al Fitr, and it was spectacular, as usual. I basically put back on every single pound I lost during Ramadan by eating tahdeeg for every meal, falludeh Shirazi, and the best tahcheen. I finally visited the Carpet Museum of Iran, which unfortunately had no working air conditioning, and the rug […]