At the time of writing, Mongolia is sitting 34th in the 2012 Olympics medal tally. Judo champ Nyam-Ochir Sainjargal beat Dex Elmont of Netherlands to take home Mongolia's first bronze medal.
Blazing sunsets, rolling sand dunes, smiling faces and some of the world's best wildlife - you can see it all on our 19-day Delta, Dunes and Falls trip.
Our PR expert Jane has just returned from this very trip, and we wanted to share some of her favourite images. Often it can be hard to put an African experience into words, because it is truly one of the most incredible places on earth.
Argentina's Peninsula Valdes is renowned as one of the world's finest whale-watching destinations. For about six months of each year - from June to December - southern right whales crowd its protected bays, providing local tour boats with guaranteed sightings.
But outside the whale-watching season, an even grander ocean spectacle takes place around this pimple of barren land, midway between Buenos Aires and the southern tip of South America.
It's time for another in our popular Why We Love It series. This time the focus is on Nepal. These blogs were all written by passionate Peregrine staffers who fell in love with a particular place around the world.
Step inside Nepal and discover the exotic, chaotic beauty:
When the temperature drops, the temptation to hibernate kicks in. Ugg boots, open fires, blankets, classic movies and a belly full of good food can be all it takes to convince you to stay indoors for the weekend.
Why not spend this weekend whipping up a feast of French comfort food. Start with a bowl of French onion soup topped with cheesy croutons and end with a light, fresh smoked salmon and basil tart.
Lock the doors and succumb to the aromas of simple French cooking this weekend.
Imagine going from utter darkness to watching the sun wash over thousands of temples in Burma, illuminating them before your very eyes. This is the Peregrine experience. And this is why you can't afford to miss the beauty of Burma.
Our image of the week is by our very own San Khoo.
Who doesn't love a baby elephant? They're saggy, baggy, floppy, funny little things that instantly make you go "Awwwww".
So imagine my delight while on safari in Botswana I saw a baby elephant taking (what we presumed was) his first swim. We'd seen loads of elephants over the previous week but I never grew tired of watching them. So big yet so graceful, so destructive yet so gentle; and always, always eating.
India is top of many people’s ‘must see’ list, a truly exotic and colourful country steeped in history. It’s the kind of place where you want to be gazing at the sights, not frantically searching the shops for eye drops!
I’ve put together a list of the essential items you should pack, so you can relax and enjoy the scenery, knowing you’ve got everything you’ll need.
Between Bastille Day and Le Tour, France is really starting to get under our skin! The sunshine, the vineyards, the rolling green hills, the charming villages...and don't even get us started on the food.
If you're already feeling tempted to head over and see it for yourself, this blog will probably be the straw that broke the camel's back!