MIR Corporation adds a travel log about Iran

MIR Corporation adds a travel log about Iran

In April of 2008, MIR Tour Specialist Meaghan Samuels accompanied her clients on MIR’s Ancient Persia, Modern Iran small group tour. MIR Corporation is featuring her travel log on their website, www.mircorp.com. Meaghan’s journey begins in Tehran, Iran’s buzzing capital, where she visits museums bursting with ancient Persian artifacts, and reflects on the youthful population of the country. From there she travels north to Masuleh Village, where pistachio fields stretch out before her and she relaxes in a local teashop. Read More


10 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Add to Your 2018 Bucket List

10 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Add to Your 2018 Bucket List

Each year, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee considers a new assortment of sites to add to its list of the world’s most incredible places. These sites are carefully selected based on a strict set of criteria determining their cultural or natural significance and “outstanding universal value” to humanity. In 2017, the UNESCO committee added 26 new sites to its list, including 10 in MIR’s destinations. From an ancient caravan city in dazzling Iran to the soaring, dramatic peaks of Western China, these fascinating places span the breadth of the world's geography, diversity, and history. Learn more about the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites inscribed in 2017. Read More




8 Reasons to Travel to Iran Now

8 Reasons to Travel to Iran Now

Iran’s fabulous bazaars, amazing archaeological sites, and unfailingly warm and friendly people are favorites of intrepid travelers and media outlets. Discover for yourself why it deserves a place at the top of any traveler’s list. Read More


Iran Travels and Tastes: Taftoon Flatbread (VIDEO)

Iran Travels and Tastes: Taftoon Flatbread (VIDEO)

While leading a tour through Iran, MIR Tour Manager Jamshid Fayzullaev spotted a baker preparing dough for the flat Iranian taftoon bread that will soon grace the tables of a Yazd restaurant. Enjoy this video of the baker as he shapes it into balls, ready to roll out flat for baking in the tandoor oven. After he rolls it out, he’ll score it and flip it onto the padded mitt that you can see by the oven. Read More


Iran Unveiled: 4 Reasons to Travel to Iran (VIDEO)

Iran Unveiled: 4 Reasons to Travel to Iran (VIDEO)

Lately travelers from around the world have been showing an increased interest in Iran, with its 2,500-year-old civilization, its culture of hospitality, its fabulous bazaars and amazing archaeological sites. Now, more than ever, is the time to travel to Iran. Enjoy this video of MIR’s Director of Sales and Iran Travel Expert, Joanna Millick, as she shares her 4 reasons to travel to Iran, all of which are included among the experiences on our new Iran Unveiled small group tour. Read More




Travel to Iran: 3 Ways to Explore Ancient Persia by Land or Train

Travel to Iran: 3 Ways to Explore Ancient Persia by Land or Train

Ancient Persia, now called Iran, has been in existence for over 2,500 years. Arts, architecture, spiritual beliefs and culture have poured back and forth across political borders here, and history can be read clearly in UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Cyrus the Great’s ceremonial capital, Persepolis, and Isfahan’s sumptuous Imam Square. There are endless wonderful sites and experiences in Iran, and three ways to travel through this enigmatic country: Read More