Tsaatan people and Reindeer

The Tsaatans are a small Tuvan Turkish reindeer herders community living in Mongolia’s northern Khövsgöl Aimag. The Tsaatans were originally Tuvinian reindeer herders. Their name Tsaatan means ” people who have reindeer” in the Mongolian language. They speak the Dukhan language which is an endangered language spoken by approximately 500 people. Tsaatan Peoples life differs…

Tuvkhun Monastery

Mongolian first Bogdan Zanabazar was smitten by the beautiful and unique nature of this place in 1648 when he was 14 years old. In 1651, he built a stone-walled small house to practice meditation and named it Dubkhan or  House for Creation. Through time this word became Tuvkhun. While Saint Zanabazar was residing there, he…

UB FOOD GUIDE

We share with you our list of Ulaanbaatar’s best restaurants to help you navigate the city’s newly celebrated dining scene — from top-notch restaurants to more casual, but just as delicious spots. THE BULL RESTAURANT The Bull is the Hot Pot place where you can choose what to put in your soup. First, you choose…