The traditional round tents covered with skin or felt with a hole in the middle is called a yurt or in Mongolian, ger. It houses nomadic people, but recently it became so popular yurts have been popping up all over the world. For the most authentic ones, you will still need to travel to Mongolia!
Set in Portugal, this resort offers guests a truly unique experience. Made up of four modern yurts, each named after a Portuguese river with a unique color scheme, Quinta M is located on a country estate and is a nature-lover’s haven. Wait, back up...what’s a yurt? A yurt is a …
Ever wondered if the Britain of Beatrix Potter still exists? If there still are parts of the island where people still live in harmony? Gentle countryside living is what you will get when you stay in the Black Mountain Yurt. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, your yurt …
Located in the fascinating town of Oosterend, "Het Kleine Paradijs" ("The Little Paradise" in English) is the perfect place to explore the region. Oosterend was known as “the Jerusalem of Holland” because it was home to five different religions and, this being the genteel Netherlands, they all existed happily together. …
I have never had a bad time in a yurt. There’s something lovely about the gas lamps, woodburning stove to keep your group warm on the rug-strewn wooden floor. These things aid relaxation in a way that doesn’t require expensive treatments or over-enthusiastic massages. The structure is circular with the …
Built in the heart of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia the experience hotel is staffed by Mongolians who offer traditional hospitality to visitors. You stay in a “Ger” which is the traditional tent of Mongolia’s nomadic herders. They are heated by a wood burner and supported by beautifully painted wooden …
Well known to discerning free spirits, the Yurt is the traditional accommodation of the native peoples of Afghanistan and Mongolia. They are canvass constructions with wooden floors and colored lattice wooden supports. Inside it is a cozy and intimate experience. Opening the painted wooden door directly into the stunning scenery …
You are balancing on a mountain bike at the top of a slither of rocky trail running steeply down a mountainside. Everything is focused on your next maneuver. Your behind hovers behind the saddle for balance, feet in firm contact with the pedals, white knuckles on the handlebars, you choose …