MIR Iran Photo Gallery Featured in Travel Weekly

MIR Iran Photo Gallery Featured in Travel Weekly

It’s difficult to describe the colors and fragrances of the spices in Iran’s bazaars, the 2,500-year-old majesty of the ruins of Persepolis, or the hullabaloo surrounding a crowd of school kids meeting their first Americans. So we’re not even going to try. Take a look at these photos in the travel industry’s most trusted publication, Travel Weekly. Captured by MIR tour managers and travelers, they afford a glimpse of a few of the highlights of this fascinating, once-forbidden country. 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 for Everyone: Nine Ways to be Amazed

Iran for Everyone: Nine Ways to be Amazed

As relations between Iran and the U.S. grow more cordial, more American travelers are seizing the opportunity to visit this once off-limits country. With a complex history spanning over 2,500 years, Iran has enthralled visitors with its fabulous bazaars, splendid architecture, magnificent archaeological sites and friendly people. MIR has been introducing intrepid travelers to Iran for over 15 years and we offer 10 different ways to travel throughout this amazing country, from culturally immersive small group trips to fully customized private journeys. Read More


Working Out in Iran: The House of Strength (VIDEO)

Working Out in Iran: The House of Strength (VIDEO)

A Zoorkhaneh, or House of Strength, is a traditional Persian gymnasium where men practice and perform a series of stylized exercises that have great historical and sometimes spiritual meaning. The House of Strength rituals were added to UNESCO’s List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010, and are becoming more and more popular in Iran. Enjoy our video from a recent visit to a House of Strength in Iran. Read More