We think part of the fun of the trip is preparing for your adventure.  Here are a few helpful links to check out as you countdown to your departure:


Reading list

The more you know about a destination, the more enriched your experience there will be. MIR recommends reading up before you leave home. So settle back in your armchair with some of our favorite books about our favorite places. For your convenience, you may order via the links below:



Gear Recommendation

We are pleased to offer each traveler a 10% discount on all purchases made with our preferred outfitter, TravelSmith.  You will receive this discount coupon with your pre-departure materials once you’ve reserved your spot on a MIR tour.  If you aren’t already a fan of TravelSmith, we think you’ll be pleased with the made-for-travel-quality of their clothing and gear.