A Land of Nomads
Hey there, fellow travel enthusiasts! So, picture this: a place where nomadic vibes meet the buzz of city life, and that’s none other than Mongolia. I called this gem my home for four awesome years as an expat, soaking in everything from road trips to the quirks of Ulaanbaatar’s vibrant cityscape. I’ve got the lowdown on nomadic culture, customs, and all the cool stuff you won’t find in guidebooks. JStick around and let’s journey through the Mongolian steppes and the heart of Ulaanbaatar’s hustle and bustle.
Ready for an epic road trip through Mongolia’s jaw-dropping landscapes? I’ve got the scoop on the coolest outdoor adventures this country has to offer. From the vast Gobi Desert to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, this trip will without any doubt be the road less travelled.
Get ready for festivals that’ll make your heart race, like the Naadam where locals flex their muscles in wrestling and show off mad archery skills. And let’s not forget the day to day nomadic lifestyle – traditional tunes, warm hospitality, and all the dairy you can eat!
Things to do in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar, or UB, is a quirky city where the past and present collide in a captivating mix. Soviet-era buildings stand alongside sleek modern towers, telling a story of evolution. Amidst the urban landscape, you’ll find unexpected Mongolian cultural elements – from traditional gers to small shrines – adding a unique touch to the city’s vibe. If you can see beyond what meets the eye; you will be not only captivated by this charming dichotomy but also feel the energy that emanates from this bustling city.