9 Tips For Surviving Mongolia (Video)

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As one of the least densely populated countries in the world, Mongolia can be quite a culture shock for travellers who have been accustomed to things like beds and hot water for most of their lives. Epic wilderness, untamed beauty and challenging travel experiences are par for the course when going trans-Mongolian. Mongolia offers a real sense of freedom from civilisation but navigating the country independently can be both dangerous, …

The secret Naadam festivals you didn’t know about (Mongolia)

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We discover that the Naadam you read about in the guide books is only one tiny part of Mongoila’s national sporting heritage. Getting outside of Ulaanbaatar to experience the real, local Naadams at the grass roots level is a unique experience, a world away from the tourist filled stadium of the capital. The Nadaam Festival, or as the locals refer to it  “Eriin Gurvan Naadam”, is an annual event (held …