Welcome to our Mongolia Travel Blog

Our Mongolia travel blog is written by Jess – the founder of Eternal Landscapes Mongolia.  This is your informal introduction to our Mongolia.  Use our Mongolia travel blog for inspiration. Dip into it to discover more.

The blog is divided into four sections – Experience, See, Learn, Community.Or, if you’re short on time, every week I put one or a few posts … In The Spotlight.

For our in ‘The Spotlight’  this week we have chosen to highlight films and books that promote Mongolian culture, history or geography.  

Some of the experiences available in Mongolia are probably quite surprising. Use our ‘Experience Mongolia’ blog posts for inspiration.

May 26, 2019
Mongolia's Orkhon River Valley

Mongolia Small Group Experiences – Modern Nomads

Mongolia Small Group Experiences I sometimes get asked how do we put together the Mongolia small group experiences that we offer. Well … it’s about balance, […]
May 11, 2019
Mongolia Family Tours

Mongolia Family Tours

Mongolia Family Tours Mongolia? With kids? Seriously? Yes! Wide-open spaces. Freedom. Exploration. Adventure. Discovery. And yes, even a decent 3G network with affordable data for those […]
April 7, 2019
Experience spring in Mongolia in the the Orkhon River Valley, Mongolia. This vast landscape is part of one of Mongolia's four UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Experience Spring In Mongolia

Experience Spring In Mongolia Spring in Mongolia is not typically a time of year promoted by companies so why are we saying to experience spring in […]
March 15, 2019
Meet Halmira, Olgii Western Mongolia

Meeting Halmira – Olgii, Western Mongolia

Meeting Halmira – Olgii, Western Mongolia This was a chance encounter … one of the Kazakh eagle hunters we work in long-term local community partnership with […]
February 21, 2019
Thousand Camel Festival winter camel trek

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival is a yearly event – falling on the same date each year. Taking place on March 6th and […]
February 2, 2019
Sunrise on Tsagaan Sar - experience Mongolia's Lunar New Year on one of our Mongolia winter tours

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide Mongolian Lunar New Year is known as Tsagaan Sar (White Month). It is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice and […]

Mongolians typically divide their country into three main landscapes – the Gobi, Tal and Khangai (desert, steppe and mountain) but for our ‘Place To See In Mongolia’ posts we divide the country into five geographical sections (Gobi, Central Heartland, western Mongolia, northern Mongolia, eastern Mongolia) plus the capital city Ulaanbaatar.

Mongolia is the 18th largest country in the world and with a population of only just over 3 million, it is one of the least densely populated.  Our ‘Learn About Mongolia’ blog posts will help introduce you to a country that has the world’s fifth-largest desert (the Gobi),  a breeding population of snow leopards, Kazakh eagle hunters and a very modern capital city where Prius cars dominate.

March 7, 2018
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Top Facts About Mongolia

Top Facts About Mongolia What do you think the top facts about Mongolia are? Here’s one – Mongolian women were able to vote in 1924,  – that’s ahead of […]
June 20, 2017

Weather In Mongolia – Embrace The Rain

Weather In Mongolia Ulaanbaatar today has received approximately … well, I don’t know as I can’t find any statistics. However, it has been raining almost continually […]
July 20, 2016
Podcast about Mongollia

Podcasts About Mongolia

Podcasts About Mongolia I’ve come late to podcasts but love them – different lengths and subjects to fit all situations. I love the randomness of them. […]
March 4, 2016
Roy Chapman Andrews - books on expeditions to Mongolia

Armchair Wanderlust – Books On Expeditions To Mongolia

Armchair Wanderlust – Books On Expeditions To Mongolia March 3rd is World Book Day. It’s designated by UNESCO and is considered a celebration of authors, illustrators, […]
November 9, 2015

Quotes About Mongolia (That Will (Probably) Make You Want To Make You Visit)

Quotes About Mongolia (That Will (Probably) Make You Want To Make You Visit) It seems, for a majority of people, when they mention to their friends […]
October 29, 2015
Mongolian dairy products

Tsagaan Idee – Mongolian Dairy Products

Tsagaan Idee – Mongolian Dairy Products Mongolia remains one of the largest areas of contiguous common grazing land in the world, with approximately 73% of its […]

‘Our Community in Mongolia’ blog posts introduce you not only to the EL team but to the people we work with countrywide. We focus on creating local community partnerships that offer long-term support and that also allow us to showcase the diversity of skills and knowledge of Mongolian’s in the 21st Century.

November 24, 2017

Alternatives to Black Friday – Mongolia

Alternatives to Black Friday – Mongolia Black Friday is synonymous with consumerism and excess. Yes, there is nothing wrong with making a profit responsibly but there […]
June 1, 2017
The beautiful smile of a local Mongolian boy from a herding family

International Children’s Day, June 1st, Mongolia

International Children’s Day Mongolia If you are in Ulaanbaatar on June 1 and wonder why there is a descent of children into the main city centre […]
April 19, 2016
Asral NGO Ulaanbaatar

Stuff YOUR Rucksack For Asral NGO Mongolia

Stuff YOUR rucksack for Asral NGO Mongolia  Asral is the Mongolian word for ‘care’ and Asral NGO (https://www.asralmongolia.org/) was founded by High Tibetan Lama, Ven. Panchen […]
January 6, 2016

New Year, New Travel Experiences!

The New Year has been celebrated around the world, including in Mongolia. From 9pm through to the early morning,  music and entertainment was provided in a public […]
December 13, 2015

Winter Postcards From Mongolia – Part Two – (Christmas) Gift Ideas

Just in case you’re planning on visiting Mongolia anytime between now and the beginning of spring, these ‘winter postcards from Mongolia’ that I (Jess) will be […]

From The Archive

August 22, 2016

Ecotourism and Responsible Travel In Mongolia – A Few (Useful?!) Tips!

Ecotourism, ethical travel, sustainable travel or responsible travel. What do you call it? Does it impact on the way you choose to travel? Are they just current […]
August 17, 2016

Mongolian Experiences For Those Short On Time

With this brief post, I’m going to go back to a theme that forms a centrepiece of the EL Mongolian philosophy – it’s not necessarily where […]
June 29, 2016

Mongolia’s Parliamentary Elections – Your Guide

My (very)  brief insight into Mongolia’s June 29th Parliamentary Elections OK. I admit. Not the most eye catching of blog post titles. But, today, June 29th, […]
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