MIR in the News: The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, MSN and more

MIR in the News: The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, MSN 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... Read More


Dancing in Khiva, Uzbekistan: The Khalfi Family (VIDEO)

Dancing in Khiva, Uzbekistan: The Khalfi Family (VIDEO)

The revolving troupe of performers in the Khalfi family (featured in our video) has been singing, dancing, and drumming for years now in Khiva, Uzbekistan. As the younger generation grows up and moves on to other pursuits, there always seem to be more little ones ready to join their relatives and add to the fun of the performances. Read More




Navruz: Celebrating Spring in Central Asia and Beyond

Navruz: Celebrating Spring in Central Asia and Beyond

Navruz is celebrated from Tashkent to Tehran, London to L.A., Bukhara to Bloomington, from Samarkand to Seattle. It's a joyful time of eating, singing, dancing and celebrating the return of spring and the beginning of a new year. Read More


The Silk Route: The Ultimate Road Trip Brochure is here

The Silk Route: The Ultimate Road Trip Brochure is here

MIR’s 2015 Silk Route Brochure is now available! Request your Silk Route brochure via mail or for immediate download. Featuring details of all our Silk Road journeys, this new brochure is compact, colorful and packed with information. Tracing the path of the merchants, monks, adventurers and ancient entrepreneurs is easier than ever in 2015, when you travel with the Silk Road experts, MIR Corporation. Read More





Silk Route Adventures: Travel to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in 2015 and Save

Silk Route Adventures: Travel to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in 2015 and Save

For more than a thousand years the web of trade routes we call the Silk Road diffused the lifeblood of culture, technology, art and spiritual practices throughout the known world. All up and down the spidery tracks, traces remain of the far-reaching transfusion of cultures that the great camel caravans made possible. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are two of the countries that Silk Road merchants and pilgrims traversed, and they were affected in very different ways. Read More