Kiev to Lviv – a week backpacking in Ukraine

Okay, so I might only just have returned from three¬† months in Central America, but when I realised I had a completely free week before starting work again, I was straight on Skyscanner. I love searching for United Kingdom to ‘everywhere’ to find cheap flights to random places. Who could refuse ¬£38 return to Ukraine…… Continue reading Kiev to Lviv – a week backpacking in Ukraine

Exploring the site of the worlds largest nuclear disaster – Chernobyl, Ukraine

After a last minute decision to have a week in Ukraine I immediately signed up for a tour of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster site. It’s now a 30km no-go ‘exclusion zone’ with nearly 200 deserted villages and towns. I was inspired by a great book I read recently by Dom Joly about ‘dark tourism’,…… Continue reading Exploring the site of the worlds largest nuclear disaster – Chernobyl, Ukraine