From where to sit in a ger to how to eat a buuz – travel tips for Mongolia backpackers

What’s it really like to travel in Mongolia? Some travel tips for first-time backpackers. I’ve just returned from a three week trip to Mongolia. It didn’t exactly go as planned but I had a fantastic time nonetheless. In fact, my seven day tour of the Gobi desert is going into my top ten travel experiences!…… Continue reading From where to sit in a ger to how to eat a buuz – travel tips for Mongolia backpackers

Ger homestays, dramatic sand dunes and ice canyons – a seven day Gobi desert tour in Mongolia

From Terelj National Park to the depths of the Gobi desert – what to expect from a Gobi desert van tour in the winterĀ  I was so excited to be out in the Mongolian countryside at last. I’d just experienced five days in Ulaanbaatar, a city on virtual lockdown due to government coronovirus precautions. So…… Continue reading Ger homestays, dramatic sand dunes and ice canyons – a seven day Gobi desert tour in Mongolia