A Balkan Odyssey with Author Patricia Schultz

A Balkan Odyssey with Author Patricia Schultz

MIR was honored in 2014 when Patricia Schultz, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, “1,000 Places To See Before You Die,” joined one of our signature tours, Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans. Impressed with the journey and MIR’s high level of service, she reached out again in 2015, offering to host MIR’s ever-popular Ancient Persia – Modern Iran tour, which departed earlier this spring. This year, we’re thrilled to announce that Patricia Schultz will be returning for her third tour with us as a host on MIR’s Balkan Odyssey: Crossroads of Cultures, from May 11-26, 2017. A world traveler and expert on must-see sites around the world, Patricia will offer her observations and share her expertise with other MIR travelers as they explore Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo. Read More


Eat Your Way Through the Balkans: Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and More

Eat Your Way Through the Balkans: Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and More

The Balkans are the countries on the Balkan Peninsula of southeast Europe, most of which made up the former Yugoslavia: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, and Macedonia, as well as Albania and Kosovo. Balkans food is truly the "spice of life" in this region's eight countries, from sizzling grilled meats and award-winning cheeses to potent national drinks and decadent desserts. We simply couldn’t decide how to rank our MIR staff favorites, so we've divided them into categories with our top three picks... Read More