Olkhon Island the largest  on Lake Baikal

Olkhon Island the largest on Lake Baikal

Olkhon Island on Lake Baikal At 72 km long, Olkhon Island is the largest island on Lake Baikal and home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the region. The island is under the supervision of the Pribaikalsky National Park. The settlement of Khuzhir is the...
Experience the New Trans-Siberian Railway

Experience the New Trans-Siberian Railway

From Bare Bones to Unrivaled Luxury: Experience the New Trans-Siberian Railway   More than 150 years ago, plans for an internationally known legend were first set in motion. Though construction on what would ultimately be the Trans-Siberian Railway didn’t begin for...
Best Time to Take a Trans-Siberian Railway Trip

Best Time to Take a Trans-Siberian Railway Trip

Check This Off Your Bucket List Scheduling the Best Time to Take a Trans-Siberian Railway Trip The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railway in the world and one of the most exciting ways to tour Russia and Asia. There are three routes available, and the longest...
Mongolia and Genghis Khan

Mongolia and Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan, Mongolia’s obsession Mongolia is obsessed with Genghis Khan (also named Dzjengis Khan), having been denied the chance to celebrate their national hero under the Communist rule. There are hotels, shops, brands of vodka, and even car tyres named...
Naadam Sports Festival in Ulaanbaatar

Naadam Sports Festival in Ulaanbaatar

Naadam Festival The Naadam Festival is held for 3 days each summer in Ulaanbaatar, and starts on the 11th of July. There are several alternative Naadams held in the capitals of different aimags (provinces) – some on different dates. Mongolia is administratively split...
The Gobi desert Mongolia

The Gobi desert Mongolia

The Gobi desert Mongolia – Recommendations If you have booked a trip to the Gobi, or plan to go there, we recommend that you bring plenty of sunscreen, a wide brimmed hat, sunglasses and drink lots of water during your Gobi trip! But note evenings can be cold so...