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Mongolia: A Land of Strong Women

Augusta Thomson | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Augusta Thomson

They remind us that we are on this journey because we fundamentally believe in the powerful combination of women and knowledge; and we know that Mongolia is a land of exceptionally strong women.

Life As A Teenage Nomad

Jane Han | Posted 08.17.2013 | Teen
Jane Han

I'm a nomad. And I live every waking moment of my life with full of butterflies in my stomach. Not literally, of course. But you see my point: it's annoying, frustrating, uncomfortable, but all at the same time, exciting.

The Modern Nomad

Marten Weber | Posted 04.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

Last week I met one of the most interesting Internet personalities ever: The Modern Nomad. He takes the art of alternative living to a new level. He has no home. What he owns fits in his backpack. Every few months he packs up and explores a new part of the world.

From Dining in Refugee Camps to dOCUMENTA 13: The Art of Seeking Sahrawi Independence

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

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Support One of the World's Last Nomadic Cultures

Nina Wegner | Posted 02.16.2013 | Impact
Nina Wegner

Mongolia is still a land where wind whips through horses' manes as they race across a terrain of rolling green pastures. Herders roam the steppe, in tune with the seasons. But a lot of that is about to change.

Confessions of a Video Game Tourist

Rainer Sigl | Posted 02.09.2013 | Technology
Rainer Sigl

Games give us places, spaces and whole continents to explore and wander. And all of them are here for us to sate our curiosity, to satisfy that ancient human need to see what's behind that hill, that mountain, that horizon.

Denmark's Rules Go Too Far

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Living in Denmark was like living in an alternate reality. If you are single and turn 25, you will be covered from head to toe in cinnamon by your friends during the celebration.

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.

Last of the Nomads: How Mongolian Culture May Change Drastically Within a Generation

Nina Wegner | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Nina Wegner

Two years later, while many in Mongolia continue to recover from the 2010 dzud, the trend of urbanization still continues, and at a rapid rate. Many herders now agree that pasture quality and the harshness of recent winters are so bad that herding has become untenable.

The Week In Art: Gypsies, Beatles & Warhol

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

This has been a week filled with distinct personalities and characters for HuffPost Arts. From Kisa Lala's riveting photoessay about modern gypsies, t...

PHOTOS: The Wandering Nomads Of The East Village

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 09.06.2011 | New York

If you are walking through the East Village, you may find a group of street wanderers that seem to stick out from the rest. Those with tattoos and spi...

Wikileaks: Dalai Lama Pushed Action on Climate Change

Kate Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kate Saunders

A WikiLeaks cable says the Dalai Lama advocated for the the U.S. to shift its focus to climate change in Tibet. It is a message that China's top leader Hu Jintao, needs to hear.

Project Interchange Highlights Bedouin-Style Fair Trade in Lakia, Israel

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Elsana and her three Israeli-Bedouin partners envisioned a better life for themselves and founded the Association for the Improvement of Women's Status, Lakia in 1992.

Go Wild and Green in Costa Rica!

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

In Costa Rica I got a real sense of what the planet may have been like before humans destructive behavior.

From Lhasa to Shangri La: the Touristification of Tibet

Alec Ash | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alec Ash

These are the two vying narratives of Tibet in the West: oppression and sight-seeing. And however much noise is made about the first, it's the second narrative which is winning.

Why Nomads Win: What Ibn Khaldun Would Say About Afghanistan

Gerard Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gerard Russell

Asabiyyah, or a solidarity, which makes people trust each other is what Afghanistan needs. Without it, they can't expect government officials to serve the public without demanding bribes.

Backup For The Productive Nomad

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Hershon

Being able to work out of the office doesn't just boost productivity, it's an added attraction for the modern employee who thinks better on his feet, and on the go.