A Year of Celebrations: Holidays, Festivals and Special Events to Add to Your Travel Calendar

A Year of Celebrations: Holidays, Festivals and Special Events to Add to Your Travel Calendar

We love a good reason to party. Our 2019 calendar is already filling up with festivals and special events to rejoice over. No matter where or how you want to celebrate your birthday, anniversary or latest grand achievement, MIR has the destination expertise and experience to help you mark the special occasion on a trip to any of our legendary destinations along the Silk Route, the Trans-Siberian Railway, through Siberia, Mongolia, Iran, the Balkans, the South Caucasus and beyond. Looking to add a celebration or festival to your own calendar, and add some revelry to your next trip? Here are a few ideas... Read More


Bulgaria’s Flower Festival: Stop and Smell the (Kazanlashka) Roses

Bulgaria’s Flower Festival: Stop and Smell the (Kazanlashka) Roses

Breathe deeply – you’re in Rose Country. Not just any rose, either. This is Kazanluk, Bulgaria, home to one of the most fragrant roses – and one of the most expensive rose oils – in the world. There’s no better time or place in the world to “stop and smell the roses” than at Bulgaria’s Kazanluk’s Rose Festival in early June. Read More