MIR Announces Central Asia Tour Dates

MIR Announces Central Asia Tour Dates

SEATTLE, WA -- MIR Corporation Announces 2011 Central Asia Tour Dates - The countries of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran are woven together like the burnished threads of a fine Persian carpet. From earliest recorded history, these lands have exchanged rulers, architecture, art and religion. Explore the dazzling bazaars and extravagant desert architecture along the byways of the old Silk Road between Tashkent and Tehran on this Central Asian Tour. Read More


MIR Corporation adds a travel log about Iran

MIR Corporation adds a travel log about Iran

In April of 2008, MIR Tour Specialist Meaghan Samuels accompanied her clients on MIR’s Ancient Persia, Modern Iran small group tour. MIR Corporation is featuring her travel log on their website, eskisehirescortara.info. Meaghan’s journey begins in Tehran, Iran’s buzzing capital, where she visits museums bursting with ancient Persian artifacts, and reflects on the youthful population of the country. From there she travels north to Masuleh Village, where pistachio fields stretch out before her and she relaxes in a local teashop. 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


Tehran’s Golestan Palace: A Photo Essay

Tehran’s Golestan Palace: A Photo Essay

One of the highlights of Iran's capital city, Tehran, is one of its oldest clusters of buildings. The lavish UNESCO-listed Golestan Palace complex is only what remains after the 20th century Pahlavi court razed some of the original buildings. The palace is the first and, so far, the only UNESCO Site in the modern city of Tehran, and still inspires Persian poets and architects. Read More


Travel to Iran: Traditional Persian Music and Drumming (VIDEO)

Travel to Iran: Traditional Persian Music and Drumming (VIDEO)

MIR Tour Manager extraordinaire Martin Klimenta is also an accomplished photographer and videographer. On a recent departure of MIR's Ancient Persia – Modern Iran small group tour, he filmed some footage of traditional Persian music performances in Tehran and Kerman. Enjoy this video of those performances. Read More