It could have been worse: Our trip back to San Diego

Our luggage... Our trip back to San Diego was just about bad enough to turn me off air travel forever. In order to save a few hundred dollars, I had booked our flight with United Airlines and their partner Air China via Beijing (the best alternative, which would have taken us through Incheon, Korea, cost … Continue reading It could have been worse: Our trip back to San Diego

Random things I’ve found interesting about living in Mongolia, in no particular order

Random skullCar free day It’s the end of the semester here, and I have a lot of things to get done as a result. It’s going to be hard for me to write a blog post for the next week or so. But I know I have a number of regular readers now, so I’m … Continue reading Random things I’ve found interesting about living in Mongolia, in no particular order

Some thoughts on being a foreigner in Mongolia

Today we were at a place called Zaisan Hill for Emma’s 13th birthday party. It’s an upscale entertainment center, with a movie theater, a trampoline park, a food court, a spa, coffee shops, and a wedding chapel. It’s just down hill from the Zaisan Memorial, which we haven’t visited yet. We’ll make it there before … Continue reading Some thoughts on being a foreigner in Mongolia