MIR in the News: Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Robb Report, Boston Globe and more

MIR in the News: Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Robb Report, Boston Globe 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:

Featured on Forbes.comTravel to Iran & Central Asia
  • MIR’s new small group tour Iran Unveiled was featured in in their Destination: Middle East section.
  • MIR Director of Sales Joanna Millick chatted with  about her favorite parts of traveling to this misunderstood country.

  • Travel Age West highlighted Iran as an up and coming travel destination in their feature ““.

Travel to Georgia, Bulgaria & Romania, the Baltics and Western Russia

  • MIR’s small group tour Kaliningrad & the Baltics was featured in a couple publications, each highlighting unique aspects of traveling to this under-explored corner of Europe:
    •  in the Los Angeles Times
    •  on Examiner.com

Travel to Siberia and the Arctic Circle

  • Siberia was touted as the “final travel frontier” and MIR President, Douglas Grimes, listed as an expert in a article highlighting “risky” destinations. 
  • MIR’s luxury rail journey by private train tour Arctic Explorer: Quest for the Northern Lights was featured in several publications as a “bucket list” trip:
    •  called the trip the “ultimate winter journey” and an “unusual New Year’s experience”
    • Robb Report listed the tour on their website
    • Global Traveler, a website dedicated to luxury business travelers, featured the tour in an article titled “

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(Top photo: Learning to ice fish on Lake Baikal. Photo credit: Vladimir Kvashnin) 

PUBLISHED: January 27, 2016

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