Tag: Iran

2017 December, Monthly Roundup stayathomestraggler.com, blog. All my favourite things of December 2017 including christmas festivities, recommended articles, blogs and travel destinations.

Monthly Roundup: December 2017

December is my favourite month of the year. Besides Christmas feasts and New Year festivities we also have a multitude of family birthday celebrations, including my own. It's a joyful and festive time of year which usually takes us home to family and friends. This year, we celebrated with family over Skype, but were lucky enough to meet some extremely hospitable Iranian friends that went ...Read More
My Minimalist Kitchen, and how I managed to make it work. This post comes to you from Tehran, Iran. Read more at stayathomestraggler.com blog

My minimalist kitchen

...and how I managed to make it work. Last month, my husband and I arrived to our new (short-term) home in Iran. We had no idea what to expect, but kept an open mind and low expectations, which is always a good idea. As a bit of a foodie and with plenty of time ahead of me for cooking experiments, I was particularly looking forward ...Read More
12 Things I love about Life in Tehran. Tehran city view. This post describes life in Tehran and quirky things that make life in Tehran interesting.

12 things I love about life in Tehran

As I mentioned in my first post, I quite embarrassingly imagined Iran to be a lively circus of interesting people and captivating scenery. Even after weeks of research and reading everything I could get my hands on, I expected to see street performers, women draped in beautifully decorative scarves and multitudes of green spaces overseen by artists showcasing their works. I expected food, lots ...Read More
How we came to be in Iran, Blog post at stayathomestraggler.com. Describes how we arrived in Tehran and our story leading up to our time here.

How we came to be in Iran

Every time we speak to family or friends they invariably ask us one of four questions (often all four). So, where are you guys now? What are you doing there? As in, what are you doing there? How long will you be there for? and Where to next?! Four months ago, while we were still melting in the sweltering heat of Tunisia, our answer ...Read More