Postcard from Annie: An Unexpected Delight – Phoka Nunnery and Village, Georgia

Postcard from Annie: An Unexpected Delight – Phoka Nunnery and Village, Georgia

On a recent business trip to Georgia, MIR Vice President Annie Lucas made a stop at an unassuming village that turned out to be a delightfully authentic travel experience. Making an unscheduled stop at the Phoka Nunnery in the tiny village of Phoka gave us just the sort of spontaneous experience that travelers like me hope for. Read More



Postcard from Annie: It’s all in the details on the Golden Eagle Danube Express private train

Postcard from Annie: It’s all in the details on the Golden Eagle Danube Express private train

Doug Grimes, MIR Founder and President, and I loved our trip on the Golden Eagle Danube Express private train; we rode the Iran portion of the 2014 inaugural Jewels of Persia itinerary, which runs between Budapest, Hungary and Tehran, Iran. Read More