What are some typical ways to socialize, either with local people or with other expatriates? Are there groups or clubs that you can recommend?

The Embassy does a lot of events. There are also lots of festivals around the country, lots of bars, hiking, camping, and outdoor activities available. - Sep 2020


Yes, lots of game nights, social clubs, dancing, etc. - Aug 2020


Aside from embassy, the ISU PTG is a great resource as is the international women's association (IWAM). It's a small group of expats here and chances are, you'll meet all of them after attending a few events. - Oct 2016


Dinner parties, picnics, visiting the theatre, opera, hiking. - Feb 2015


Some in the embassy and ISU communities. - May 2012


Some. - Feb 2012


It's entertaining to have a social life in Ulaanbaatar. Expats tend to stick together for social events. The language barrier is a big reason that locals and expats often don't do things together. - Feb 2011


Mostly going out to bars/restaurants/others' houses. - Jan 2009


Movies, Bars, Clubs. - Oct 2008


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