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TOP 4 REASONS TO VISIT NAADAM FESTIVAL
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Mongolia celebrates many festivals and celebrations throughout the year, and one of the most important of them is Naadam festival which is held in summer months all over the country. While the national celebration of Naadam is held on 11th and 12th of July every year in the central stadium, each province and soum (equivalent to villages) also organize their own local Naadam festival throughout summer months, mostly in July and August. Given its importance and unique celebrations, Naadam was registered in Unesco`s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010.
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3 Reasons to Watch Mongolian Ballet
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Mongolia and ballet might not go well in your mind if you don’t have a lot of information about Mongolia and only imagine it being a vast land where the residents live in the yurt in the freezing cold. If so, I strongly recommend you to go deeper into our blogs!
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Selena Travel supports local artisans through Fair and Ethical Trade
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Social responsibility and supporting local economy has been the core philosophy of Selena Travel since our foundation. Selena Travel now supports local artisans and low income families through our recent cooperation with Mary and Martha`s Fair and Ethical Trade shop.
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The Perfect Packing List for Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
You are counting down the days until you leave for Mongolia, and it is finally time to start packing. Whether you are traveling in winter or in summer, in Ulaanbaatar or in the countryside, there is a lot that you will need. You definitely shouldn’t wait until the last minute to get started, but if you have, we’ve put together the perfect packing list for Mongolia to make sure you don’t leave any important items behind. Of course, versatile clothing for varying temperatures, comfortable walking shoes, and personal toiletries are a must no matter where you go. But what items are unique to traveling in Mongolia? We’ve figured it out for you. Here is the perfect packing list for Mongolia!
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Do you understand the TRAVEL TALK?
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Travelling & discovering other cultures is so wonderful. Though, there are some travel terms that many people don't know. Use this glossary below to resolve any lingering questions or if you need a hand booking your next trip. All inclusive: These types of hotels and resorts include three meals a day, drinks (often including alcohol) and daily entertainment. Room prices are often based on two people traveling together, but in some instances, the nightly rate could be per person. Double-check before buying.
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The 2023 Festivals & Events Calendar - Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Mongolia is home to stunning natural landscapes, including the Gobi Desert, the Altai Mountains, and the Khuvsgul Lake. The country is also known for its unique culture, including traditional music and dance, and its nomadic way of life. The country celebrates several festivals throughout the year, including Naadam, a traditional festival featuring horse racing, wrestling, and archery competitions. Here are some of the most important festivals and events 2023 in Mongolia:    
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MONGOLIAN CULTURE SERIES - MONGOL GER
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Ger (aka Yurt) has been a reliable accommodation of the nomads of Central Asia for the last three thousand years. Surprisingly, due to its unique characteristics, ger is still used by Mongolian nomads nowadays. Interesting traditions involving gers include that the altar space usually serves as the traditional seating area for elders or respected leaders. Ger’s western half is considered the male part of the dwelling, while the eastern is where women lives and works. In 2013, the traditional craftsmanship of the Mongolian Ger and its associated customs was recognized as part of our Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
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10 Facts about Mongolia based on real experience
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Grace Jacobsen is a successful blogger on wordres shttps://itsgracejacobsen.wordpress.com/ mostly write about facts, things that she experienced in her life. Recently she posted ab article on her blog about “10 facts people should know about Mongolia” based on her 4 years of live in Mongolia. This is a very interesting article & offers a great read. Here are some quick preview, she mentioned on fact # 1 – “It is in Asia not Africa”, #2, “They speak Mongolian, not Chinese”, #6 “There are people, not just animals” and so on. Please continue read the 10 facts below in detail.
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Travel Blog series by Heather Caveney: Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur - A Beautiful Respite in the Heart of Arkhangai
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
I’ve traveled through more than half of Mongolia’s 21 aimags (provinces) and while I’ve seen much, in many ways I’ve only scratched the surface of this vast and extraordinary country (19th largest in the world by area, but also the most sparsely populated). Of all the places I’ve visited there is one that I wish I had the time to return to--Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur, or the Great White Lake.
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The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Ulaanbaatar City
Posted by Selena Travel / Jun 15, 2024
Ulaanbaatar, the bustling capital of Mongolia, is a city of contrasts where ancient traditions meet modernity. This vibrant metropolis offers an exciting array of culinary delights and trendy spots to enjoy a drink. If you're planning a trip to Ulaanbaatar and wondering where to eat and drink, here’s a comprehensive guide to the best places that cater to all tastes and preferences.  
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