Financial Times Touts First Private Tourist Train to Iran

Financial Times Touts First Private Tourist Train to Iran

In the Financial Times Travel section, MIR’s “Jewels of Persia” private train tour to Iran is mentioned right up there next to Sir Walter Scott’s private mansion in the column Short cuts: Travel news and inspiration. The inspiring rail journey by private train visits Hungary, Romania, Bulgar... Read More


Travels with Amy: Dreaming of Riding a Private Train into Iran

Travels with Amy: Dreaming of Riding a Private Train into Iran

The writer of the popular St. Louis Dispatch blog, Travels with Amy, dreams about travel to exotic places. This week she’s dreaming about MIR’s new 2014 offering, Jewels of Persia – a journey on the first private train allowed into Iran. On what Amy calls a “once-in-a-lifetime trip,” the ... Read More


“Count Dracula meets Xerxes the Great on a luxury train to Iran”

“Count Dracula meets Xerxes the Great on a luxury train to Iran,” reads the headline of the International Travel section in Examiner.com, referring to MIR Corporation’s new offering, Jewels of Persia. This tour by luxury private train hits the highlights from Hungary, through Romania, Bulgari... Read More


“For the First Time Ever…”

“For the First Time Ever…”

SFGate, the online version of the San Francisco Chronicle, has featured MIR’s new for 2014 private rail journey, Jewels of Persia, saying, “For the first time ever a private European train will be allowed into Iran, traveling to Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey along the way.” With st... Read More


Winter–Russia–Luxury

Winter–Russia–Luxury

These three words don’t often go together. But in the August 2013 issue of the online Luxury Travel Advisor, two of MIR’s winter tours are revealed as deluxe offerings. ... Read More



“Cool” St. Petersburg on MIR Winter Tour

“Cool” St. Petersburg on MIR Winter Tour

The August travel section of website examiner.com features MIR's Russian Winter Wonderland tour. The winter tour celebrates New Year's in snowy St. Petersburg, and includes an old-fashioned sleigh ride, a party in a private home, and all the classic sites of St. Petersburg and Moscow, with some Gold... Read More




Put on your Jungle Pants and Travel to Iran with MIR

Put on your Jungle Pants and Travel to Iran with MIR

Anne Sigmon, who blogs at Jungle Pants, Travel Tales & Tips from the Potholed Road, plans to explore Iran on MIR's Ancient Persia, Modern Iran small group tour. She talks about her initial worry about and subsequent enthusiasm for travel to the country here. ... Read More