MIR in the News: Luxury Travel Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, International Travel News and more

MIR in the News: Luxury Travel Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, International Travel News and more

As experts in travel to Central Asia, Russia, Iran and beyond, it’s always gratifying when word of our tours and news is shared in the press. Here are some of MIR’s recent mentions in the press: • MIR VP Annie Lucas interviewed about Iran • Praise for Georgia from National Geographic Traveler • MIR Tours Highlights in International Travel News • Luxury Travel Magazine and The Los Angeles Times featured a new MIR small group tour • Overland Expeditions Read More



Russia End to End: 5 Ways to Experience the Biggest Country on Earth

Russia End to End: 5 Ways to Experience the Biggest Country on Earth

Russia is a huge country – 11 time zones from the tip of Kaliningrad to the tail of Chukotka. In contrast, the U.S. can claim six time zones, and then only if it counts Alaska and Hawaii. Within Russia’s cities and rural areas live more than 141 million people, as different from each other as New Yorkers are from Californians. Now is a great time to explore the 17.1 million square kilometers of Russia ­– and who better to explore it with than MIR? With over 25 years of experience leading travelers across Russia, we know our way around. However you want to cross the vast terrain, MIR has the unmatched logistics experience and destination expertise to show you Russia on an itinerary tailored to your timeline and interests. 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


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: 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