Years ago, I came across a dispiriting, yet oddly profound proverb going something along the lines of: No good deed ever goes unpunished. And these six words have stuck with me ever since. After every attempt to help someone that has come back and bit me in the buttocks it’s there to remind me that … More Why bother?
A lot of Iranians I’ve talked to have expressed their discontent with the fact that they haven’t been to any countries besides Iran. And all of them seem to been keen, longing almost, to explore whatever it is that lies beyond the horizons they are used to being surrounded by. They are all immensely well-read … More Free tickets to endless destinations