Traveller Mell blogged this a couple of years back: "Although the laws are severe they really don't care what u do so long as u keep it away from Muslims.
Iranian laws differ from those in the UK, including in areas such as dress, alcohol, and mixing with unrelated members of the opposite sex.
You should lodge your visa application well in advance of your planned date of travel: the application process can be long and unpredictable.
Check the expiry date of your visa before travelling.
Sex matters, and I mean both the act between consenting adults and gender. It's up to the judgment of the local court, and fines and jail terms can be substituted, but men and women have been executed for being homosexual.
This guide sets out some essential information for British nationals in Iran, including advice on health, education, benefits, residence requirements and more.
We are unable to provide any guidance on general lifestyle enquiries apart from the information and links listed below (see our information on what our consular staff can and cannot do for British nationals).
They do this every morning in the town of Astara, which dates back 6,000 years and today sits on the border between the post-Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
It can be hard for the uninitiated to distinguish Azerbaijani Azeris from Iranian Azeris, but the drivers know their clientele.