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Iran, the land of the magical spice Saffron

Saffron from Iran is regarded as “red gold.” From aromatic dishes and colourful desserts to physical and spiritual medicine, saffron is a mystical component in Persian culture. The saffron harvest season begins in early November each year. While most other plants have perished, the vibrant purple blooms cover the fields and form an extraordinary landscape […]

The Royal Square of Esfahan, Iran’s pride

The massive “Royal Square” was renamed “Imam Square” after the Islamic revolution. One of the most majestic squares in the world is the enormous “Imam’s Square.” It has been the core of Esfahan from the beginning of the 17th century. This area is genuinely regal, with arcades lined with stalls, a palace, two admirable mosques, […]