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Surviving a kidnapping while backpacking in Mongolia

My firsthand account of when a common scam escalated to a full-fledged kidnapping.
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Free Mongolian Phrase Book

Most of Mongolia has no cell service or electricity. You can't rely on translator apps. Print out this guide.
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Ulaan Baatar Datasheet – Undiscovered expat paradise?

My observations from scouting Ulaan Baatar as a long term living location.
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Free Mongolian Food Guide

This reference details all popular Mongolian dishes with photos, Mongolian and English descriptions, and reference prices.
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Getting drunk on fermented horse milk in Mongolia

It tasted like vomit, but, to be polite, I drank a liter of it.

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