MIR’s 30 Years: Overland Expeditions – Driving Siberia and Beyond (VIDEO)

MIR’s 30 Years: Overland Expeditions – Driving Siberia and Beyond (VIDEO)

One of MIR’s favorite – as well as challenging –- overland expeditions in its 30-year history: driving Siberia and beyond in a 1928 Plymouth Roadster. MIR's president and co-founder, Douglas Grimes, recalls the many creative "out-of-the-box" solutions that led to the group's automotive success. Read More


MIR’s Overland Expeditions: Driving Siberia, and Beyond

MIR’s Overland Expeditions: Driving Siberia, and Beyond

MIR's roster of complex overland expeditions keeps growing; the latest is an around-the-world 1908 Great Race re-creation through Siberia, and beyond. Read More


MIR in the News: Articles about Experiencing Holiday Traditions in Poland, Russia and more

MIR in the News: Articles about Experiencing Holiday Traditions in Poland, Russia and more

MIR’s winter tours celebrate a great time of year to travel to some of MIR’s snowy destinations, with all the beauty of the season and its holidays – and no waiting in line. Here are some of MIR’s recent mentions in the press Read More


MIR in the News: Articles about MIR’s Tours Exploring Central Asia, Celebrating Winter in Russia and more

MIR in the News: Articles about MIR’s Tours Exploring Central Asia, Celebrating Winter in Russia and more

It's always nice when notable publications share news about our tours and destinations. Here are some of MIR's recent mentions in the press Read More


The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014: A Fireworks Finish in France

The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014: A Fireworks Finish in France

The cars and drivers participating in the re-creation of the 1908 Great Automobile Race from New York to Paris (operated by MIR) made it to Paris 66 days and 8,585 miles after they started their engines in Japan. A total of 39 tie wraps held together the 1928 Plymouth Roadster driven by trip co-coordinator John Quam as the cars drove triumphantly into the French capital on July 13, 2014. Read More


The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014:  Check-in from Perm, Russia

The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014: Check-in from Perm, Russia

On May 8, 2014, a small band of loyal enthusiasts set off on a once-in-a-lifetime around-the-world 69-day driving adventure that follows in the tire-tracks of George Shuster and the original Great Automobile Race of 1908. The route takes them across Japan and ferries them into Russia; from there they breeze through the northern Manchurian part of China, Siberia, the Baltics, Poland, Germany, Belgium, and France. Along the way they'll continue to send check-ins from the road. Read More


The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014: Gorilla Tape and Tie Wraps

The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014: Gorilla Tape and Tie Wraps

On May 8, 2014, a small band of loyal enthusiasts set off on a once-in-a-lifetime around-the-world 69-day driving adventure that follows in the tire-tracks of George Schuster and the original Great Automobile Race of 1908. The route takes them across Japan and ferries them into Russia; from there they breeze through the northern Manchurian part of China, Siberia, the Baltics, Poland, Germany, Belgium, and France. Along the way they'll continue to send check-ins from the road. Read More