Classic Celebrations: Wedding Traditions in Uzbekistan (VIDEO)

Classic Celebrations: Wedding Traditions in Uzbekistan (VIDEO)

Uzbek weddings are joyous occasions full of feasting, dancing, and meaningful rituals. Learn more about the country’s traditional wedding customs through photos and video footage from lucky MIR travelers invited to join the celebration. Read More


Classic Celebrations: A Traditional Armenian Wedding

Classic Celebrations: A Traditional Armenian Wedding

MIR Sales/Client Services Specialist Amy Stidger has lived in Armenia and experienced various wedding traditions there. She recommends that you never pass up the chance to accept an Armenian wedding invitation. Armenia is a small and mountainous country of peaks and high plateaus cut by river valleys. It was the first to embrace Christianity as a state religion; powerful old stone churches are silhouetted on the hilltops and tucked into the valleys. This grand history lends itself to faithful observances. For most Armenians, weddings are very formal, joyous occasions full of long-standing traditions staunchly upheld. Read More




Love Lost in the Balkans: Croatia’s Museum of Broken Relationships

Love Lost in the Balkans: Croatia’s Museum of Broken Relationships

The city symbol of Zagreb, Croatia is a heart. They're everywhere! Yet, in a city that wears its heart on its sleeve as well as its dinnerware, jewelry, coffee mugs and more, there are bound to be a few broken ones. Zagreb displays those as well, at the rather quirky Museum of Broken Relationships. Read More