Category: Interview

The Woman Who Ignored All The Stop Signs

Nov 28, 2015

Behnaz Shafie, 26, not only loves to ride motorbikes in her home country of Iran - where it is illegal for women – it is also her only source of income. Through a combination of teaching, training and sponsorship, she makes her living through it. Her career is built around riding motorbikes. This article has been published on IranWire.

US-Norwegian Tourist on Iran: “Places with bad reputations are often the best”

Sep 28, 2015

Silvia, a 27-year-old American-Norwegian dual citizen, has been living and travelling around the world for the past five years, blogging about her experiences. She has traveled solo through Iran and the Caucasus, and backpacked around the Middle East, “My travels tend to focus on less popular tourist destinations such as Iran and the “stans” of Central Asia, where I’ve aimed to challenge misconceptions we have about countries that often suffer harsh representations in Western media,” Silvia says of her travels. This article has been published on IranWire.

I have been to Iran five times — and I want to go back

Aug 11, 2015

Michiel, a 28-year-old supermarket supervisor from Tilburg in the Netherlands, has traveled to more than 40 countries around the world, including Iran. Michiel says that "I have been to Iran five times and I want to go back". This interview has been published on IranWire.