Tag: #nomads

14 Best Things To Do In And Around Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar (Улаанбаатар), the capital and largest city in Mongolia, is home to 1.5 million people (50% of Mongolia’s total population). It is a sprawling city complete with high buildings, more coffee shops than you’ll likely see anywhere in Asia, fashionably-dressed residents and yet still hold a strong nomadic culture. The city was founded as a […]

Experiencing the Naadam Festival Without Joining a Tour

It’s the most epic time of year for Mongolians and one of the oldest traditions: the Naadam Festival! Naadam is like Christmas and New Year to the Mongolians. Days before the festival, Ulaanbaatar was buzzing with Naadam fever and reached a bewildering climax. It was a sight to witness everyone dressed in their finest deel (дээл: […]

Kharkhorin: Discover The Ancient Beauty Of Central Mongolia

Kharkhorin (Хархорин), historically known as Karakorum City (Хархорум), is a small ancient town centrally located in Mongolia. It was one of the most important cities in the history of the Silk Road because of its strategically location on the most important East-West route across Mongolia. Today, being a small town of less than 10,000 residents, […]

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