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To the Gobi! Our review of Golden Gobi Tours in Ulaanbaatar

Planning for a trip to Mongolia? You’ll want to book a tour, as it’s tough to get around the country on your own. We went with Golden Gobi Hostel and Tours – here’s our Golden Gobi review! Having done no research on Mongolia (of course), we hopped on our 30 hour train from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar. When we arrived, the tour manager from Golden Gobi hostel, where we were staying, was there to meet us[…]

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K23 Train from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar: The Ultimate Guide

We decided to travel by train from Beijing, China to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.  Although China and Mongolia are neighbors, it’s a loong journey. BUT it’s the Trans-Siberian Railroad, so we thought it would be cool.  (We were right!)  Here’s the only travel guide you need to do the same! First thing to know – the Beijing to Ulaanbaatar train is for the experience, not the convenience or the price If you’re just trying to get to[…]

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14 Things No One Tells You About Traveling in China

Grandmas will push you People don’t usually think of little old ladies as physically aggressive.  But those people obviously haven’t been to China.  Getting off the subway?  Chances are an elderly woman is getting on, and she’ll body slam you right out of the way.  Waiting in line for something?  Watch out – someone’s grandma is probably about to hip check you so that she can literally sprint to the front of the line.  It’s[…]

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