MIR Corporation Announces Epicurean Adventure Across Georgia’s Wine Country

MIR Corporation Announces Epicurean Adventure Across Georgia’s Wine Country

SEATTLE, WA -- Explore the little-known country of Georgia on a culinary and cultural caravan that traverses a land where deeply-held traditions are passed down through generations around the dinner table. In the company of an ethnologist and winemaker, MIR Corporation guests will meet artisans, monks, chefs and winemakers on a 14-day tour as they discover the history and living traditions of Georgia. Taste your way from the mountains to the sea on MIR's new small group journey, "A Taste of Georgia: Wine, Cuisine & Culture" on October 5-18, 2014. For more information, visit http://www.mircorp.com/trip/taste-of-georgia-wine-cuisine-culture/. Read More


MIR Corporation Unveils First-time Culinary Tours in Georgia and Russia

MIR Corporation Unveils First-time Culinary Tours in Georgia and Russia

SEATTLE, WA -- MIR Corporation is thrilled to announce two unprecedented culinary tours to Russia and the Republic of Georgia. The A Chronicle of Russian Cuisine & Culture tour, led by a passionate local foodie, allows guests to eat their way through Moscow and St. Petersburg, visiting definitive cultural sites, and meeting famous chefs for hands-on cooking classes. A Taste of Georgia: Wine, Cuisine & Culture traverses a country of lush valleys and heart-stopping mountain vistas alongside an organic winemaker and a Georgian ethnologist. Read More


Experience the BAM Route & the Naadam Festival on a Luxury Rail Journey by Private Train

Experience the BAM Route & the Naadam Festival on a Luxury Rail Journey by Private Train

The seldom-traveled Baikal-Amur Magistral, or BAM route, is an epic a railway journey. Rolling through some of the most remote, roadless taiga in the country, the BAM blazes a path through miles of glorious, unspoiled scenery, dramatic mountains, and out-of-the-way towns and villages that seem to have remained remarkably untouched by Russia's rapid, modern changes. Read More


All Aboard! 3 New Ways to Ride the Rails with MIR in 2018

All Aboard! 3 New Ways to Ride the Rails with MIR in 2018

Get ready to set your travel plans in motion! We've published dates for our 2018 rail journeys by private train, including two new routes. For a limited time: Book your 2018 rail journey by private train now and pay 2017 prices PLUS get an extra $500 off. Read More


Russia by River & Rail: A New Way to Experience the Largest Country on Earth

Russia by River & Rail: A New Way to Experience the Largest Country on Earth

Russia is the largest country on earth, and quite simply larger than life. On the new Grand Tour of Russia: Across Russia by River & Rail, passengers will be transported from end to end of the largest country on earth along the waterways and railways that helped shape its history, gliding from St. Petersburg, Russia's sophisticated capital of culture, all the way to the Pacific Rim city of Vladivostok. Across the miles, admire seven UNESCO World Heritage masterpieces. Read More


Ready to Travel? Take a Look at MIR’s 2017 Tour Catalog!

Ready to Travel? Take a Look at MIR’s 2017 Tour Catalog!

Our new tour catalog is fresh off the presses! Discover why we love our chosen corner of the world and join us on an unforgettable journey in 2017. While paging through our 2017 catalog, be on the lookout for these six new tour offerings and special departures, in addition to our regular line-up of small group tours and rail journeys by private train. Read More


4 New Ways to Ride the Rails with MIR in 2017

4 New Ways to Ride the Rails with MIR in 2017

In an age when travel is often about finding the quickest way from point A to point B, rail journeys by private train provide a refreshing escape from the familiar. Effortless and efficient, yet brimming with Old World charm, these journeys allow you to roll across thousands of miles through fascinating destinations along the rails while still enjoying access to modern comforts and amenities.Our impressive roster of rail journeys can take you through many of MIR’s core destinations, from along the Trans-Siberian Railway to across the Silk Route and through the South Caucasus. And for 2017, we’re offering more ways to ride the rails than ever before with the addition of 4 new rail journeys by private train.From the complex Balkan chessboard to the wild Russian Arctic, the exotic cultural landscapes of Tibet and Western China and the sophisticated cities of Central and Eastern Europe, our new rail journeys can take youaaaRead More


MIR’s 30th Anniversary Catalog is Ready to Travel!

MIR’s 30th Anniversary Catalog is Ready to Travel!

By now, most of you have received our splashy new 2016 catalog. If not, it's easy to read it online and/or request a free catalog be mailed to you. Or, check our website for the 2016 dates and prices on any tour you’re interested in. We also have a variety of special offers available for those ready to book now and save. Filled with inspiring panoramic photos and close-up portraits that tell stories of faraway places at your fingertips, the 2016 catalog features a new look, new tours and new travel ideas to fan the fires of your wanderlust. Read More


Hot off the Presses: MIR’s 2015 Catalog and Special Offers

Hot off the Presses: MIR’s 2015 Catalog and Special Offers

It’s time to feast your eyes and expand your travel dreams with MIR’s new 2015 tour catalog! You can read it online right now, and, if you're on our mailing list, page through the hard copy when it arrives in your mailbox waiting to be dog-eared, underlined and highlighted with your own travel desires. It’s easy to request a free catalog, if you haven’t already. Read More