MIR Corporation Celebrates its 25th Year of Travel

MIR Corporation Celebrates its 25th Year of Travel

SEATTLE, WA -- Cultural tour operator MIR Corporation is celebrating its 25th year of travel to St. Petersburg, Siberia, the Silk Road and beyond with a 100-page catalog of its popular trips for 2011. The company is offering five departures of its signature small-group tour to Central Asia, Journey through Central Asia: The Five 'Stans, which sold out last year, and featuring a new 20-day trip along the Silk Road called Once Forbidden Lands of Central Asia and Iran which features stops in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran. Read More


Discounts On 2010 Tours Booked Through End of 2009

Discounts On 2010 Tours Booked Through End of 2009

SEATTLE, WA -- MIR Corporation, which specializes in travel to Moscow, St. Petersburg, The Silk Route, Ukraine and beyond is excited to announce two special discounts on 2010 small group tours booked before December 31, 2009. MIR is hoping these discounts will inspire travelers to start planning a tour to Russia, Ukraine travel, a Silk Road tour or another trip to the "Crossroads of Europe and Asia" for 2010. Read More


Time Warp to Transdniester: Moldova’s Surreal Soviet Breakaway Territory

Time Warp to Transdniester: Moldova’s Surreal Soviet Breakaway Territory

Tiny Transdniester is a landlocked Eastern European region that few have ever heard of. This thin sliver of land offers travelers a fascinating chance to go back in time and peek at a small piece of the former Soviet Union. It's a place where communist-era monuments still take center stage — and where little has changed since the days of the USSR. Read More


Ten New Tours for 2018 + Three Ways to Book Now and Save

Ten New Tours for 2018 + Three Ways to Book Now and Save

If you've dreamt of travel to the unfamiliar and under-explored corners of our world, or if you've been thinking about which destinations to cross off your bucket list next, then wait no longer — MIR is here to help you narrow down your travel choices and plan ahead with an exclusive sneak peek at next year's exciting tour season, splashed all across the pages of our brand-new 2018 catalog. Our new 2018 tour catalog will be arriving in households in the coming weeks for those on our mailing list, but you can flip through the pages of the online catalog now. It’s easy to request a free catalog, if you haven’t already. Or, check out our Trip Finder or Destination Map to view published dates and prices for the 2018 season, enjoy special savings offers and get a jumpstart on your travel plans for next year – before MIR’s 2018 catalog becomes available this fall.  While paging through our 2018 catalog, be on the lookout for NINE NEW tours and special departures, in addition to our current line-up of small group tours and rail journeys by private train. View our 2018 catalog now! Read More


Book Your 2017 Trip by New Year’s Eve & Save

Book Your 2017 Trip by New Year’s Eve & Save

2016 is coming to a close, and while many people are getting ready hunker down for the holidays, we think there’s no better time to start looking forward to all the places you want to check off your bucket list next year. Whether you want to fulfill your own personal travel dreams or give an unforgettable gift to someone you care for, now is a great opportunity to set your 2017 travel plans in motion. For a limited time, MIR has a variety of special offers available on select small group tours and rail journeys by private train – but many of them expire on December 29, 2016. Act now before the trips fill up or the offers expire! Read More



Sneak Peek: 2017 Small Group Tours & Rail Journeys By Private Train

Sneak Peek: 2017 Small Group Tours & Rail Journeys By Private Train

Summertime always gets us excited to be out on the open road, whether we’re staying close to home or flying off to far-flung destinations. Every adventure brings us closer to understanding more about the world around us, and leaves us inspired with countless ideas for where to go and what to see next. You don’t have to wait to start preparing for next year’s great getaways, because MIR is here to help you narrow down your travel choices and plan ahead with an exclusive sneak peek at our 2017 tour season. We've just released 2017 dates and details for all of MIR's small group tours and rail journeys by private train, allowing early birds to take first pick of our most popular tours, enjoy special savings offers and get a jumpstart on their travel plans for next year – before MIR’s 2017 catalog becomes available this fall. Joining our regular line-up for next year are SIX new tours and special departures hosted by notable leaders in the field. Check out our Trip Finder or Destination Map to view published dates for the 2017 season and help you narrow down your choices. Or, take a peek at our new 2017 Advance Date Preview brochure. This brochure will be dropping in households in the coming weeks, but you can flip through a PDF copy of the brochure now. Read More


Time to Plan Your 2016 Trip! MIR’s New Small Group Tours Brochure Now Available

Time to Plan Your 2016 Trip! MIR’s New Small Group Tours Brochure Now Available

It can be a daunting task to narrow down your travel choices to a trip that matches your time and budget. Our Small Group Tours brochure is fresh off the presses and ready for you to flip through to help select the right itinerary for your 2016 travels. MIR's 2016 Small Group Tours brochure is a sampling of our small group tour choices, filled with our newest, most popular, and most innovative trip itineraries. Request or view a small group tours brochure now! Read More



Travel to Eastern Turkey and Georgia: History, Culture and Cuisine

Travel to Eastern Turkey and Georgia: History, Culture and Cuisine

Eastern Turkey and Georgia together – what a treat. The cuisine alone is worth the trip. Add to that the famous stone heads of Nemrut Dag, Turkey’s kaleidoscopic bazaars, thousand-year-old churches, magnificent cave towns and a Georgian feast overflowing with wine, laden with food and celebrated with song, and you have an unequalled travel experience. Read More