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Beijing to Ulaanbaatar by Train, with an Unexpected Twist

It's a nearly 30-hour trip by train from Beijing to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The sleeping cars are small and cramped. When the "toilet" flushes you can see the ground whizzing by below. Along the way...

Journey Through Mongolia

I was traveling from Germany to Thailand in the midst of a 14-month trip around the world. The airline gave me two options for a lay-over: Nepal or Mongolia. It was an easy choice;...

Fiona Reilly: The Beekeepers

It was the blue of the truck, like scrubbed denim, that made it stand out against the velvet-green hills and the endless yellow rapeseed blooms blanketing everything from one horizon to the other, save...