Mongolian Astronaut

Born in Gurvanbulag, Bulgan, Gurragchaa studied in Ulaanbaatar to become an aerospace engineer. In 1966, he joined the Mongolian Air Force. Graduated from the Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy in 1978.

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

Milk Tea

When you visit Mongolian family they would offer you some hot drinks and foods. The housewife will give you a cup of milk Tea. As a respectful gesture she offers

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

Marco Polo in Ulaanbaatar 

Travel extraordinaire, cultural icon, and advisor to Khubilai Khan, the grandson of the notorious Chinggis Khan. Yes you read that right. During his expeditions across the globe, Marco Polo had

Snuff-Bottle

Use of rock snuff-bottle in Mongolian is nascent from Chin Empire.
During 16th – 19th century snuff has been spread rapidly in central Asian region.
Therefore it has become abundant

13th Century

In the 13th century, Mongolia was united by a single man who is known as Chinggis Khan, and controlled the vast area of Asia and Europe under one roof. Chinggis Khan

TURTLE ROCK

The Turtle Rock, or called Melkhi Khad by the locals, is an interesting rock formation that looks like a turtle. This giant rock formation is a popular spot for visitors