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FAQ: The Differences between Mongolia and Inner Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Sep 04, 2020

China is trying to replace the Mongolian language with Mandarin in Inner Mongolia, resulting in school boycotts. There are many questions about Inner Mongolia and Mongolia. Here are some of the most common asked questions and answers for them.

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How to See Przewalski’s Wild Horse
Posted by Selena Travel / Aug 19, 2020

There were once dozens of species of wild horses that lived on Earth. One remains, and you can find it most easily in Mongolia. It’s called the takhi, or Przewalski’s Horse. It’s named after a Polish/Russian scientist who discovered it for Western Science. Many wild horses, like mustangs, were simply domesticated horses that ran away. The takhi have never been domesticated, and managed to survive in the steppes of Central Asia.

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Top 10 Reasons to take a Trans-Siberian Railway tour
Posted by Selena Travel / Aug 07, 2020

The Trans-Siberian Railway is a world-famous train route. The railroad is an impressive piece of engineering that was well-known even as it was being built. It can take you from the capital of Russia, Moscow, to the Eastern end of Russia, Vladivostok. What some people don’t know is that the train line extends through Mongolia and also terminates in Beijing. If you’re interested in taking the memorable trip, here are 10 reasons why you should plan for it this year!

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Dog’s role in Mongolian countryside
Posted by Selena Travel / Jul 22, 2020

Man’s best friend and a loyal partner, a dog is more than just a pet in Mongolia. As we’ve mentioned in the previous articles, Mongolians live in the vast land compared to the number of the residents. Since the traditional lifestyle is a nomadic one, often families would be scattered throughout the land, residing with two or three families at the most. In this situation, where the families live so close to nature with all its dangers as well as the benefits, an animal instinct was necessary for them.

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Mongolian Traditional Clothing
Posted by Selena Travel / Jul 08, 2020

Many cultures around the world have traditional clothes – from lederhosen in Bavaria to the kimono in Japan. Mongolia is no different. Their traditional clothes are called a deel. It’s pronounced “dell” like the-farmer-in-the, but it doesn’t mean a clearing.

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8 Historical Facts About the Historic Capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 17, 2020

If you visit Mongolia, you’ll most likely pass through the capital, Ulaanbaatar. This city of around 1.5 million was founded in 1639 CE. Since then, the city has hosted many historic events – from the declaration of independence to historic tsam dance celebrations. Here is a list of 8 historic facts about Ulaanbaatar.

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What Language Do They Speak in Mongolia?
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 05, 2020

For many people in the Western world, Mongolia is a faraway destination. They may know about Genghis Khan, but not much else. After centuries of Chinese rule, one common misconception is that Mongolian speak Chinese. While some surely do, in Mongolia, they speak Mongolian. It is an ancient and interesting language, full of cool ways to express ideas. It has undergone a few changes since it was spoken by Genghis Khan.

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The Differences Between Inner Mongolia And Outer Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / May 24, 2020

There are several countries that go with the same name, but are separate when it comes to politics and geographics. Korea is the best example of this. There are many reasons that separates a country with residents that have the same race and language, and Mongolia is unfortunately one of these countries. There are many questions about Inner and Outer Mongolia. Here are some of the most common asked questions and answers for them.


Unfortunately, there’s no short answer to this question. The idea of the same is subjective from each aspect. So let’s look at the certain key aspects of both Outer and Inner Mongolia in order to find out the answer.

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Mongolian National Parks Animal Lovers Need to Visit
Posted by Selena Travel / Apr 25, 2020

Mongolia is a beautiful country with many majestic landscapes where animals can roam free. The general lack of fences means the wildlife can go where they want to.

The low density of people also means these animals can live without human interference. Mongolia’s national parks are a great spot to visit to check out the wildlife, no matter what time of year you plan to visit Mongolia.

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5 Travel Hacks for Navigating Through Hong Kong Airport
Posted by Selena Travel / Apr 10, 2020

One of the main layover points for getting to Ulaanbaatar is through Hong Kong. Choosing this as your layover spot is a great idea, there are a ton of great luxuries and things to do while you wait for your flight to Mongolia.

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