Ulaanbaatar - Post Report Question and Answers

Can you save money?

Yes, but one shouldn't do so at the cost of one's comfort in what can be a difficult post, given the climate and pollution. Mobility is important, but this doesn't come cheap. Mongolia is a vast, diverse country and it pays to explore the place, but this does take time and money. - Feb 2015

Yes. if you do not travel outside of the country much. - May 2012

No. - Feb 2012

Yes, most definitely. Considering that most Mongolians make an average of $3,000 USD/year, the living is cheap, but not easy, here. - Feb 2011

Depends on whether or not you plan to travel outside the city. Buying food is expensive, as is gasoline and auto parts/repair. If you decide to leave the country, you will spend a good bit of money. - Jan 2009

You can if don"t go out much. - Oct 2008

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