Russia on the Rise

Russia on the Rise

The Points Guy, a website with a focus on “hands-on travel advice” and “how to maximize any trip,” featured MIR Corporation in an article about how “tour operators in the US are noticing an upswing in demand for travel to Russia by American travelers.”“…Whether due to recent news sto... Read More



Be a “Mongolian Explorer” with MIR

Be a “Mongolian Explorer” with MIR

LATTE Luxury News, a leading Australian publication providing the latest developments in the luxury travel and tourism industry, recently featured MIR’s Mongolian Explorer: The Gobi & Beyond with Naadam Festival small group tour, inviting its readers to “follow in the footsteps of Genghis and Ku... Read More


Spring Break in St. Petersburg

Spring Break in St. Petersburg

Spring Break is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for somewhere extraordinary to soak up the season, then consider splendid St. Petersburg in Russia, as recently suggested by both The Lady and Luxe Beat Magazine. Both articles spotlighted MIR’s Essential St. Petersburg private indepe... Read More


MIR Client Shares Impressions of Iran in TravelAge West

MIR Client Shares Impressions of Iran in TravelAge West

TravelAge West recently featured an interview with MIR traveler Hope Smith about her experiences on MIR’s Ancient Persia-Modern Iran small group tour.The Iran that I experienced was not two-dimensional, as it’s often portrayed in the media. The real Iran is the flesh and blood of its people. Whi... Read More


MIR Vice President Featured in Travel Weekly

MIR Vice President Featured in Travel Weekly

Interest in travel to Russia is on the rise for 2017, a welcome surprise for tour operators that specialize in the region — including MIR. Travel Weekly Magazine interviewed MIR Vice President, Annie Lucas, about her thoughts on the resurgence in Russian travel:“‘It seems that people have mayb... Read More


Romancing Russia

Romancing Russia

A recent article in Brides Magazine spotlighted spectacular St. Petersburg, Russia in its round-up of “Lucky Spots Around the World to Visit During Your Honeymoon.” The article quotes MIR Vice President, Annie Lucas, who offered her pick for a must-see spot in the city for newlyweds, the Potselu... Read More


MIR Named a Russian Travel Expert in Money Under 30

MIR Named a Russian Travel Expert in Money Under 30

Money Under 30, a digital finance publication tailored to young adults, recently featured an article on their blog titled, “How to Travel to Russia,” where MIR was named a preferred expert in organizing small group tours to Russia. The article notes how “Russia’s complicated visa requirement... Read More


Baikal or Bust

Baikal or Bust

Tours.com and Colorado Springs Style recently featured Siberia’s UNESCO-listed Lake Baikal as part of their roundup of seven “Destinations to See Fast, Before They Disappear,” noting the lake’s “threats from pollution and hydroelectric projects” as reason to see it now while you still ca... Read More


Bazaars, Backstreets & Good Eats in Uzbekistan

Bazaars, Backstreets & Good Eats in Uzbekistan

Influential travel website GoNOMAD recently spotlighted MIR’s new-for-2017 culinary and cultural tour, Backstreets & Bazaars of Uzbekistan, in an article entitled, “Uzbekistan: Exploring Culture Through Cuisine.” Aside from cooking classes and opportunities to meet with local food artisans and... Read More