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Pyonyang in Ulaanbaatar: Exploring a Restaurant Run by the North Korean Government, in Mongolia's Capital

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 09.07.2016 | Travel
Yuliya Neyman

My husband has always been fascinated with North Korea. In his words, "It's probably the most different place on Earth. Like the Galapagos Islands... ...

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly ...

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and m...

Nico Pitney

The One Place In Asia You're Overlooking But Shouldn't | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.09.2015 | Travel

Jamie Metzl is a modern day renaissance man -- a novelist, extreme endurance athlete, senior U.S. policy aide, and also a bonafide Asia expert. Met...

Been there. Done that. What's Next? 8 Epic Travel Adventures for 2015

William D. Chalmers | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Snowmobiled to the aurora borealis; snorkeled the Galapagos. Been there. Blackwater rafted New Zealand's glow-worm caves; communed with orangutans in Borneo. Done that.

10 Tips for Visiting Mongolia

Nomin Dari | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Nomin Dari

I cannot stress how incredibly powerful it is to see such places of pristine natural wildlife. Some do say, Mongolia is the "last frontier." When you do visit Mongolia, here are 10 tips to make the most out of your time in Mongolia.

A Stranger's Compassion in Mongolia

Vayable | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel

We were from opposite sides of the world and strangers who could hardly speak a word of each other's language. Yet for those six days, she treated me with a mother's love and tenacity, as if I were her daughter.

This Isn't A Screen Saver

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel

There's something to be said for a desert that makes car noises. The Xiangshawan Desert, which is located in Ordos of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Re...

Are You a Traveler or a Tourist?

Adventure Collection | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

What makes a tourist different from a traveler? Is it true that, "The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see"? Answer these five questions to find out whether you're a confirmed, unapologetic tourist or a true traveler.

North Korea, Mongolia and More Surprising Vacation Destinations

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

We all read the travel magazines looking for the next great destination or "hidden" itinerary, but what was this international group of experts buzzing about? What is the next "great thing" in travel? Here are my predictions.

Mongol Rally: The Adventure That Wasn't By The Book

Leon Logothetis | Posted 12.01.2012 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

I ignored my mother's pleas and started a journey into the unknown. I hoped it would inspire people along the way: For each mile we drove in our Daihatsu Terios, we donated a book to an underprivileged child through First Book. 10,000 miles. 10,000 books. That was the goal.

PHOTOS: 5 Amazing Mongolian Experiences

Viator | Posted 11.19.2012 | Travel

In the far reaches of western Mongolia in the Altai mountain range, the nomadic Kazakhs depend on golden eagles to hunt wildlife for sustenance.

PHOTOS: A First Trip To Mongolia

Charlotte Temple | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Charlotte Temple

After many hours in flight -- more than 22 from Boston! -- I finally arrived at the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. To my surprise, it was a bustling, very Western looking capital with all the cars, traffic, restaurants and high-end shops one would see anywhere in the world.

The Mongol Rally: 2BIG2FAIL Completes The Journey

Grif Peterson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

A life-size Tyrannosaurus Rex stood placidly in the morning mist against the backdrop of a grey soviet apartment block.

WATCH: Video From Rural Mongolia Will Bring A Smile To Your Face

Posted 11.30.2011 | World

Do you remember the first time you held a picture of yourself? Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe, two teenage photographers, spent 10 days this...

The Mongol Rally: 1000 Kilometers Of Empty

Grif Peterson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

We had a late night of drinking and dancing and woke up to the sounds of yak wading through the river. Steam rose from their noses as they snorted towards us.

Mongol Rally: The School Bus Makes It To Kublai's Kingdom

Grif Peterson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

A customs officer swiftly entered our bus and poked around looking for "nar-koe-tik," "kan-i-bish" and the like. Eventually, he just sat down and put on a fox fur hat.

Archaeological Dig Vacations: Volunteer Experiences for Any Personality

Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

Vacations these days aren't just about how many museum lines it's possible to stand in or finding out how long it takes to get a blistering sunburn, b...

Mongolia's Beauty

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Howard Steven Friedman

2011-06-22-Screenshot20110622at2.17.16PM.pngDuring my brief visit to Mongolia, I was able to visit some of the museums, temples, architectural sites as well as take a few trips to the countryside. Please enjoy the pictures.

Mongolian Hip-Hop In Ulan Bator (VIDEO)

Michael Hodson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Michael Hodson

As I was making my way around-the-world trip in 2009-10 without getting on a single airplane, I chewed up thousands of miles on the Trans-Mongolian tr...