Journals Ulaan Bataar

Mongolian Mishaps

Created by AsianPersuasian on April 27, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
4 Stories

Mongolia is a place where a good map and a faithful horse will get you a long way...

Around the World in 80 Ways, Mongolia

Created by 80 Ways Tim on June 29, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
2 Stories

Travelling around the world without using the same method of transport twice? And using eighty different methods? Check out to find out how and why.

A Dusty, Snowy Off-Road Trip Through Mongolia

Created by sararevell on June 18, 2007

7 Reviews

Traveling along the Trans-Siberian and Mongolian railway in 2006, we had a five-day stopover at Ulan Baatar. Here is an account of the wild and wonderful road trip we took courtesy of Nassan’s Guesthouse and Tours, the most reasonably priced tour we could find

Beautiful Mongolia

Created by idreamofparis on September 13, 2006

3 Reviews

After beginning my trip with a friend, she got sick and returned to Moscow. I continued on, by bus to Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar.

UB Deli, the Coolest Restaurant in Mongolia

Created by degrubs on April 21, 2006

1 Review

May I warmly recommend to anyone who comes through UB to go to the UB deli near the circus. It is the coolest little restaurant in town—it has really good sandwiches and Western dishes. In the evening it becomes a bar for the local expats.

City to Steppe in Mongolia

Created by Paul Bacon on November 20, 2005

12 Reviews
3 Stories

In the winter of 2004, I spent four months working as a journalist in Ulaan Baatar. Here is what I saw and what I thought. These extraxtcs are based around my book 'Esaping the Ice-Prison' available at or

Mutton Mania

Created by tammyhayano on September 7, 2005

1 Review

It's really true what they say about Mongolia: all you eat is mutton and everything you own starts to smells like mutton. My coffee even tasted like mutton. Eww.

Trans-Siberia Railway

Created by tammyhayano on August 23, 2005

1 Review
1 Story

For all of you who always say, "I'll be living vicariously through your travels," well, you may not want to experience this one.

WInter Holiday in Ulaan Baatar

Created by cashious clay on March 9, 2004

1 Review

I spent two weeks in Ulaan Baatar for the Tsagaan Sar holiday and was very impressed with the combination of beautiful scenery and modern life in Mongolia. Temperatures fall as low as -35 degrees in the winter and rise to +30 in summer, so they have the best of both worlds.

Living in Ulaan baatar

Created by Wijnandts on August 23, 2000

10 Reviews
2 Stories

It is very easy to find an appartment in the Mongolian capital. Most appartments are fully furnished, with television and telephone. An appartment costs abou $250 a month, but there are a lot of differences in price and quality. It is uncommon to bargain.

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