MIR Corporation

Since 1986, American tour operator MIR Corporation has offered scheduled and custom journeys to Siberia, the Silk Route, St. Petersburg & Beyond. MIR has been awarded accolades by Nat'l Geo Traveler, Nat'l Geo Adventure and Outpost Magazine.

‘We Couldn’t Believe Our Eyes’: A Lost World of Shipwrecks Is Found


Archaeologists have found more than 40 vessels in the #BlackSea, some more than a millennium old, shedding light on early empires and trade routes.


nytimes.com The medieval ship lay more than a half-mile down at the bottom of the Black Sea, its masts, timbers and planking undisturbed in the darkness for seven or eight centuries. Lack of oxygen in the icy depths had ruled out the usual riot of creatures that

Long Avoided by Tourists, Iran Is Suddenly a Hot Destination


The New York Times highlights one of our favorite destinations - #Iran!


nytimes.com With the nuclear deal and a more welcoming attitude, the country is attracting flocks of visitors, particularly from Europe, and even from the U.S.

Experts Voted: 18 Places to Travel in 2017


In the January melee of travel articles predicting 2017’s hottest locations, MIR is emerging a winner. We’ve been facilitating travel to 18 of these stellar destinations for years. From #Albania to #Uzbekistan, we’ll take you there.


mircorp.com Want to know where the travel buzz is? Here are the places that scored big this year.

Climbing Mountains and Combating Poachers to Save Snow Leopards


A look inside the Snow Leopard Trust's efforts to conserve the snow leopard population in #Kyrgyzstan.


video.nationalgeographic.com Oct. 21, 2016 - The latest news about snow leopards is mixed. Illegal poaching continues to threaten the world’s ever dwindling population of snow leopards, an endangered species native to Central Asia. But, at the Snow Leopard Trust in Kyrgyzstan, a group of conservationists is collaborating with l...

Finding an Antique Hub of Learning on the Silk Road


We love the #Khiva installment of journalist Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk for National Geographic!


nationalgeographic.org In the Western imagination, the city’s reputation is usually mired in the 19th century, when it was a declining Silk Road khanate, a caravanserai at the remote frontiers of vast empires (Russian, British, Persian, Chinese), a medieval enclave ruled by despots who sealed off their people from the out...

Traveler’s Tale: A Journey Through Central Asia


MIR traveler Bill Thornton recently traveled to #CentralAsia on our popular small group tour Journey Through Central Asia: The #FiveStans. We caught up with Bill to learn more about his impressions of the tour and of his time spent exploring this fascinating and relatively undiscovered area at the crossroads of #Europe and #Asia.


mircorp.com Experience firsthand the hidden treasures of the Silk Road just as Bill did on MIR’s small group tour Journey Through Central Asia: the Five ‘Stans.



Traveling through #Kyrgyzstan with The Lost Avocado


Lost In Kyrgyzstan / Our Video Travel Guide --> http://bit.ly/2cZuS1z Sara Izzi and Timur Tugalev, digital nomads and authors of the Travel blog The Lost Avocado.com…

Reporter Who Broke The Story Of Start Of WWII Dies At 105


"Hollingworth was a rookie reporter when she landed the scoop of a century — she had been a journalist for the Daily Telegraph for less than week when she revealed German tanks were gathered at the #Polish border, poised for an invasion. It was the start of an illustrious career in journalism that lasted some seven decades."


npr.org As an activist, Clare Hollingworth saved thousands of refugees from Hitler's forces. Then, a few days into her career as a reporter, she uncovered the scoop of a lifetime: Germany was invading Poland.

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