Mongolian New Year (Tsagaan sar)

Mongolian Lunar πŸŒ™ New Year, Tsagaan sar is one of the two main celebrations of Mongolia πŸ‡²πŸ‡³ (other one Naadam Festival). It is nomads celebration for successfully surpassing the harsh

Horse racing

When you get a chance to visit Mongolia in the middle of July, you should definitely stay and enjoy the Naadam Festival. You will see the four main games (wrestling,

Altai mountain

Which mountain range would you find in Mongolia?
The Altai Mountains can be found in the west of Mongolia and include the five peaks of Tavan Bogd (Five Saints). The

Air-dried meat (Borts)

Borts is dried meat (usually of beef, goat or sheep) similar to jerkey. Mongolian nomadic lifestyle and the extreme climatic conditions gave rise to specific methods of preserving meat. The

Fishing in Mongolia

More than 60 species of fish exist in Mongolian lakes and rivers, around 28 of which are for fishing. The official fishing season starts from June 15th, shortly after the

Ankle bone shooting

Ankle bone shooting began in 13th century in central Mongolia, also it was a game only for authorities. Afterwards ankle bone shooting has been widespread around Mongolia as a traditional

Bayanzag Flaming Cliff

Bayanzag or the Flaming Cliffs are probably one of the most historic and famous sight in the Gobi desert. In 1923 when archaeologist Roy Chapman Andrews discovered dinosaur eggs this

Horseback riding

Since the ancient times as illustrated on rock and cave paintings, horses were an inseparable part of Mongolian people and their lifestyle. The very first thing you have to know