Iranian hitchhikers
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Three Iranian women share hitchhiking adventures

Hitchhiking in Iran is pretty unusual, but three young women are sharing their adventures hitching lifts across their country and beyond on social media.

They are also encouraging other Iranian women to get on the road by offering them tips on how to travel safely alone.

Video by Jilla Dastmalchi and Noosha Soluch, BBC Monitoring

You can follow BBC Trending on Twitter @BBCtrending, and find us on Facebook. All our stories are at

  • 20 Nov 2016