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5 Facts About Karakorum, Mongolia’s Ancient Capital
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Karakorum was the capital of the Mongolian Empire at its height. From this city, Chinggis Khan’s son Ogedei Khan ruled one of the largest empires the world has ever known. Today, you can visit this historic site and see where history was made.
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5 Useful Tips for Stress-Free Travel in Seoul’s Incheon Airport
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
As one of the options for a layover on a trip to Mongolia, Incheon is a great airport to have a layover in. For those coming from North America, it’s one of the best options for a stress-free trip. Follow these five tips in the airport to make the best of your layover before coming to the land of Chinggis Khan.
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Hidden Gems in Ulaanbaatar- Where To Go on Your Night Out?
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Even though Mongolia might not be popular for its music or entertainment values, there are handfuls of places where you can jazz up your nights. Be it in a small indie club with local youngsters or classy jazz club where professional musicians perform, one thing is for sure- there’s no way you can spend your few nights in Ulaanbaatar hiding out in your hotel room!
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8 Amazing Things to do in Ulaanbaatar
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
If you’re looking to explore a destination that’s both under the radar and chock full of enjoyable activities and incredible sights, then look no further than Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia’s capital city boasts a host of must-do activities for curious minded and adventurous travelers alike. You can wander through museums and temples, hike among some incredible rock formations, or take a ride on a roller coaster. When you’re on the road, it can be hard to pinpoint the best attractions in each destination. But with this curated list of the best things to do in Ulaanbaatar, you can make the most of your journey!
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21 country citizens are visa free to enter Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
After 1990s Mongolia has been expanding its foreign relationships and currently Mongolia has diplomatic relationship with 184 countries. As a result 21 counties residents are visa free to enter Mongolia such as USA, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Israel, Japan, Turkey, Philippines, Russia, Serbia and Thailand.
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Sister lake of Great Baikal in Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Do you wonder what is beyond Gobi and wide open steppe in Mongolia? The answer is to take a close look at the northern part of the country which dominates by mountainous forest of Switzerland and blue pearl Lake Khuvsgul, known as a sister of Lake Baikal in Russia.
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MONGOLIAN CULTURE SERIES - MONGOL GER
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 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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Mongolian Traditional Clothing
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
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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Embracing the Chill: A Glimpse into How Mongolians Prepare for Winter
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Winter in Mongolia is not just a season; it's a way of life. As temperatures plummet and snow blankets the vast landscapes, Mongolians embark on a unique set of preparations to not only survive but thrive in the harsh winter months. This article delves into the fascinating traditions and practices that define how Mongolians prepare for winter, covering aspects like travel, nomadic lifestyles, and the hearty winter meals that keep them warm and nourished.
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A Beginner’s Guide To Food In Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
If you are planning a trip to Mongolia, you must be looking forward to having adventures in the Gobi Desert, exploring ancient history at the Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex, and observing traditional Mongolian customs, like eagle hunting. But, while you are traveling in this delightful country bordered by China and Russia, do not skimp out on your meals! Food can be just as much of a cultural experience as going to a museum or taking an adventure tour in the countryside. It gives you a taste of ethnic cuisine and allows you the opportunity to interact with the local community. Knowing what food you need to try in Mongolia is tough if you’ve never visited the country, so, we have done all the taste testing for you. Below is a list of the food you need to try in Mongolia!
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