Travel Guides

Iran, Oman, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and Armenia: Which countries are now open?

It’s the first time since the beginning of the spread of Covid-19 in early 2020 that travel starts to be possible in most destinations again. Thanks to the vaccines against Covid-19, most countries are reopening their borders. From summer, it should be possible to travel to Iran and Armenia, and Azerbaijan, while other destinations should reopen soon.

What’s the situation in different countries 1stQuest supports? Let’s have a look together.

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Iran in Depth, safety

Traveling to Iran after COVID-19

As the world has started recovering from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, life is gradually getting back to normal in Iran. The country was one of the first to be severely hit by the pandemic. But after nearly four months of isolation and measures to limit contamination, Iran is almost ready to welcome visitors again. Keep reading to learn more about the measures taken by Iran and what you can do to prepare for a fun and safe trip.

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Iran in Depth, safety

Safety in Iran: What it’s like to be a foreigner living in Iran

More than two years ago, I left my motherland France to visit Iran for the first time. Today, in January 2020, I’m writing to you from Tehran, where I live, to answer a question I thought belongs to the past: “Is Iran safe?”

These are not easy lines to write. At the start of 2020, Iran is in grief, crying the loss of hundreds of people, mostly Iranians, in the crash of the Ukraine International flight. We are all, whatever our nationality, impacted in our lives by the tragedies Iran has lived for the past year: from economic crisis to the fear of conflict between the US and Iran.

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