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Find out more about what daily life is really like in modern Iran. This section looks at the diversity and breadth of everything going on in the country, from food and fashion to celebrities and celebrations.

Iranian Woman Tourist Travels across World on Motorbike

The first Iranian woman tourist travelling on a motorcycle has entered Iran on the last leg of her globe-trotting adventure, which started two years ago.

Kurdish Dance; Ancient Tradition with Military Applications!

Dances are usually a celebration of life and its happy events, but apparently a version of Kurdish dance called Halparke has its roots in military affairs.

Iranian Welder Bravely Struggles for Her Life

In life, failures come easy, and success is hard won. However, the drive to work hard makes even the impossible possible. Such is the story of a young woman who made significant strides to realise her ambition of becoming a welder and eventually succeeded.

Makhunik Village; The Mysterious Land of Lilliputians

Makhunik, also known as the land of Lilliputians, is a unique village in eastern Iran which dates back to hundreds of years ago.

Acid Attack Victim Pushes for Law Banning Sale of Acid in Iran

An Iranian girl who has fallen victim to an acid attack is pushing for legislation that would ban the purchase and sale of acid to prevent further acid attacks in the future.

Washtub; Ancient Musical Instrument Popular among Women in Northern Iran

The flat washtub is one of the simplest things that could be found in almost every house in Iran’s northern Mazandaran province. However, Iranian women in that region have long been using it as a musical instrument in wedding ceremonies and parties.

Iran’s Northern Beaches Hosting Thousands of Visitors in Summer

As the weather is getting warmer in Iran, people from across the country are travelling to the coasts of Caspian Sea in the northern provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran to enjoy the beautiful beaches of this region.

Iran’s Abadan, Number-One Fan of Brazil in FIFA World Cup

There is a city in south-western Iran whose football fans are quite different from all their compatriots. For these people, it is not the Iranian football team that they care most about, but it is the Brazilian team! The city is named Abadan.

Tehran Hosts Largest Gathering of Iranian Yogis

Baam-e Tehran in the north of the Iranian capital recently hosted the largest gathering of Iranian Yoga practitioners to mark the International Yoga Day.

From Addict to Cyclist; How to Ride Again after 20 Years of Struggling with...

The news is filled with stories about people who have been able to overcome the battle of addiction. Though these stories are inspirational, few of them match Mohammad's story; an addict who stopped taking drugs after 20 years and became a cyclist travelling around the country.

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