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Street Art & Gender in Mongolia

Emily O'Dell | Posted 06.22.2016 | Arts
Emily O'Dell

Whenever I'm heading off to Mongolia for research, colleagues and friends react with a mix of bewilderment and concern -- as if I'm flying away to a faraway planet.

Pine Nuts: Mongol Style

Nomin Dari | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Nomin Dari

As I am walking through the forest, my Mongolian friend, Baagi, throws up a bulky stick up into the branches of a pine tree. I stand cautiously back and look up to see two pinecones fall to the ground.

Deserts on Three Continents, Part 1 -- The Gobi: Into the Sandbox on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Deserts are never as barren as the image the word initially conjures up before your eyes. The Sahara has its magnificent emerald oases across a vas...

34 Days Later at the Finish Line: Adventures in Mongol Rally Land, Episode 6

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

After driving more than 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia, car trouble continues to plague me and my fellow Mongol Ralliers. Some teams are knocked...

The Long Drop of Hell: Adventures in Mongol Rally Land, Episode 4

Leon Logothetis | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Travelers undertaking the Mongol Rally have to be super resourceful and open to new ideas on the road. In the fourth episode of "Adventures in Mongol ...

Photo Essay: Postcards From the Second Most Air Polluted City in the World

Nina Wegner | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Nina Wegner

It's coming on winter, and Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, is making its annual transformation into the second most air polluted city in the world.

Racing For Ulaanbaatar

Colten McCormick | Posted 04.27.2012 | Travel
Colten McCormick

Your odds of getting something edible off a Tajikistani menu are worse than your odds of traveling all the way from England to Mongolia without getting a flat tire.