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


The Heart of Persia by Private Train: 30th Anniversary Savings & Enhanced Itinerary

The Heart of Persia by Private Train: 30th Anniversary Savings & Enhanced Itinerary

Enter the Heart of Persia on an enhanced rail journey by luxury private train in 2016 – just in time for our 30th anniversary! Now with an additional two full days of touring, the new Heart of Persia itinerary includes extra time in Tehran to explore the capital, as well as an exciting day trip along the Trans-Iranian railway and an optional overnight to the UNESCO-listed cities of Susa and Shushtar. Combined with our 30th anniversary savings offer, this private train journey becomes an even better deal: Sign up for the Heart of Persia rail journey by private train before January 31, 2016 and save $1,000 per person (more info). Act fast, because there's only one chance to travel along this extraordinary route in 2016: November 24-December 7, 2016. Read More