Chicago Tribune Highlights MIR Corporation, TDA Global Cycling Trips

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune travel section featured new trips to Mongolia and Canada by MIR Corporation and TDA Global Cycling. The 16-day rail tour of Mongolia, Siberia and Western Russia “offers the opportunity to view landscapes as varied as forests and storied Lake Baikal and the chance to experience the cultures of the Mongols, Buryat and Russians,” Phil Marty wrote....
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Conde Nast Traveler Highlights Mir Corporation, Big Chill Adventures

A story about adventures on ice highlighted trips to Russia and Greenland by Mir Corporation and Big Chill Adventures. Sophy Roberts wrote of her 300-mile adventure across Siberia by dogsled, snowmobile, hovercraft and railroad, and getting to stand on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal. “While the romance is alluring, the realities of Siberia are forbidding, and require expert guidance. I...
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Washington Post Goes Fishing in Russia with Frontiers

Frontiers made the pages of the Washington Post’s travel section recently after a writer went on a fishing adventure above the Arctic Circle in Northwestern Russia. Chris Santella stayed at Ryabaga Camp on the Kola Peninsula’s Ponoi River, one of the best-known Atlantic salmon fisheries in the world. The camp has seen many improvements since its start in 1991, Santella notes –...
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MIR Corp’s Founder Douglas Grimes Featured in Wall Street Journal

Douglas Grimes, founder of the luxury adventure travel company, MIR Corporation, was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal for their article on Guides for Risky Travels. During Soviet times, ordinary citizens took a calculated risk in speaking with Americans. But once they invited Doug into their homes, they threw caution to the wind. Their far-ranging all-night conversations in countless...
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MIR Corp’s Arctic Circle Train Tour featured in the Chicago Tribune

A Chicago Tribune article recently featured MIR Corp’s Arctic Circle train tour through Russia. Heading north from St. Petersburg, travelers will venture into the frosty twilight of the Arctic Circle, before ending the 9-day tour in Moscow. An excerpt reads: Viewing the aurora borealis will be a good possibility in the northern reaches, and while in Murmansk, home to Russia’s...
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