MIR Corporation has been providing superb customer service and impeccable tours for 30 years.

Browse our press clippings to read about our industry awards and accolades. Notably, MIR has been rated one of the “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure magazine, and is a six-time recipient of the “Tours of a Lifetime” award given annually by National Geographic Traveler magazine.

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Press & Awards
  • From Russia with Love

    January 11, 2017

    Ready to pop the big question and want to go the extra mile for your sweetheart? Consider making a trip out of it, as Champagne Living suggests in a recent round-up of “4 Romantic Destinations to Pop the Question.” On the... Read More

  • China’s Silk Road & Tibet Spotlighted in L.A. Times

    December 23, 2016

    MIR’s adventurous small group tour China’s Silk Road & Tibet: Route of Monks & Merchants was recently featured in the Sunday Travel section of the L.A. Times. Anne Harnagel, a travel editor at the Times, touched upon many... Read More

  • MIR Iran Photo Gallery Featured in Travel Weekly

    December 21, 2016

    Patricia Schultz, travel enthusiast and author of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, was recently a special host on one of MIR’s popular small group tours, Ancient Persia, Modern Iran. Photos from her MIR trip to Iran, alo... Read More

  • Silk Road by Private Train Featured in MSN & GoBanking Rates

    December 20, 2016

    Want to discover the legendary Silk Route without sacrificing comfort or style? Take GoBankingRates’ and MSN.com’s suggestion and “go by luxury train” MIR’s Silk Route by Private Train tour, which “follows the anc... Read More

  • Prime Time for Russian Space

    December 15, 2016

    Texans are no strangers to big, bold and daring, so we felt particularly excited when MIR’s Inside the Russian Space Program small group tour, which boldly sends astrophiles where few have gone before, was featured in the T... Read More

  • Russian Winter Wonderland Spotlighted in The Active Times and MSN

    December 14, 2016

    If you “want to bring in the new year with a once in a lifetime experience,” then be sure to check out the most recent round-up of “The Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve” compiled by The Active Times a... Read More

  • Food With a Side of Adventure

    December 9, 2016

    Dentist’s Money Digest, an online business and lifestyle publication for today’s dental and healthcare professionals, recently featured MIR’s A Chronicle of Russian Cuisine & Culture small group tour in a round-up artic... Read More

  • Russia & Poland Star in Winter Holiday Round-up

    December 8, 2016

    City Style and Living Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication “devoted to showcasing the people, places and things that inspire and enrich our global community,” recently featured two of MIR’s small group tours, Russia... Read More

  • MIR Featured as Siberia Expert in Condé Nast Traveler

    November 28, 2016

    Travel writer and adventurer Sophy Roberts recently visited Siberia on a wintertime trip organized by MIR, guided by none other than MIR founder and president, Douglas Grimes. Roberts wrote about her experiences in an articl... Read More

  • Arctic Explorer Named a Favorite Tour for 2017 by Travel Age West

    November 20, 2016

    Travel Age West, in an article entitled “6 Adventure Tours Perfect for the New Year,” included MIR’s Arctic Explorer rail journey by private train in its round-up of “favorite tours and excursions” to book for the n... Read More

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