The first question people asked me when I told them I was visiting Iran was “why?” The second was “Is it safe to visit Iran? Let me tell you right from the start – yes, it is safe for Americans and women to visit Iran. (but bring your head scarf).
Iran is an incredible country, but there are definitely things you need to know before traveling to Iran. Here's a list of things you need to know before traveling to Iran, to ensure you have a safe and memorable trip.