Saturday, April 4, 2020

Black Friday in Mongolia

Maybe the country of Mongolia does have some sympathy for me. Knowing that I am not in the United States and knowing that it was Black Friday in the United States, Mongolia wanted me...
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Guess the Current Temperature in Ulaanbaatar

What's Ulaanbaatar weather like in the winter? Well, it's only November and the word freezing is as adequate an adjective to describe it as 'grand' is to the Grand Canyon or 'great' is to...

Is Life Better on the Road? The Hotel Room Amenities Say Yes

Disclaimer: TPOL was compensated for providing a referral link for Jurlique, my favorite lip balm.  Is life better on the road?  Holding the quality of life in Mongolia as a constant, the answer, thanks to...

Breaking News: My New Home!

Yesterday I posted the breaking news that I was moving. Here were the responses: Jokester Friend And right as you approach the peak tourist season in UB. Concerned Friend What happened! Normal Friends I'm not surprised at all. You got fired...

Breaking News: I’m Moving Again!

It's been a strange three months here in Mongolia and now it's time to move again. As a result of this move ThePointsOfLife may experience a service interruption. More details to follow in the coming hours.

ZZZ my way through this post…

Like going to the gym, I make it a point to keep a routine by blogging once a day. This may be the shortest post but at least I keep the streak alive. Over the...

Oh No, No Pho in Mongolia

All right, enough already, I'm sorry for being a lazy pho-ker but I promise that the Pho Sho: Top 10 Pho Worldwide will be completed by the end of time. For the angry readers, don't act like...

All Kinds of Gains: An Expat’s Guide to Exercise

Picture a place where N.O.-Xplode costs $100, where rusted weights take you back to that makeshift gym in your parents' basement, and a place where the winters get so cold that your lungs freeze should you...

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming!

Along with my superficial travel insights about seeing the world on points, I do, from time to time, like to interject a post about the pulse of my surroundings. It has been a hectic past few weeks...

Friends in Cold Places: A Saturday Night Tailgate Party in UB

The burgers were fresh off the grill, the cooler was stocked with beer, and the obscure Pringle flavors were ready to be devoured. It was time for Saturday night football. The only anomaly was...
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