Posts Tagged ‘Featured’

Year in Review – My Life in 2017

Miffy Pedestrian Crossing December 31, 2017

I’m writing this from Kyiv, Ukraine where I came this new year to experience a magical white Christmas with natural snowfall and a nice Christmas mood, but alas the weather has failed me and I arrived only to rain. We’re due to fly to Bukovel on Monday for my second time skiing, so I’m hopeful […]

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Top 10 Unusual & Different Things To Do In Kyiv

Kyiv Forest Tram April 30, 2017

With Eurovision just around the corner, if you’re lucky enough to be coming to Kyiv, Ukraine you’ll be looking for things to do whilst here. Searching on other sites for things to do mostly comes back with a list of the many wonderful churches of Kyiv (which you shouldn’t miss), but here’s my alternative list […]

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9 Odd and Unusual Things About Ukraine From an Englishman’s Perspective

Ukrainian Car and a Camel March 17, 2017

After spending much time in Ukraine, here’s some odd and unusual things I’ve observed in everyday life here from an Englishman’s perspective. If you are Ukrainian, don’t take it too seriously! 1. People Don’t Speak Ukrainian Based on a logical conclusion, you’d assume Ukrainians should speak Ukrainian. While this is partly true, it seems to […]

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Gara Concept Store – For Fun, Not Profit

Gara Concept Store January 21, 2017

One of the presents I was given for Christmas this year was a map of 100+ cool places in Kyiv and yesterday we decided to visit some of them. We were walking through the city and I checked the map and found a listing for a concept store with a note saying I needed to […]

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Top 10 Best Things to Do in Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa, Ukraine September 4, 2016

As many of you will know from my previous posts, I like to travel to Ukraine in any season of the year from the freezing winters to the scorching summers. For 6 weeks of this past Summer, I rented an apartment in Kiev again to escape the unpredictableness of the British summer. For a week […]

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My journey so far mapped on Google Earth

My Journey So Far April 3, 2015

On my quest for all things travel and technology, I decided on this rainy Good Friday to take some time out and have a look at where I’ve been over the past 2 years. The result of this is the map above or you can view a bigger version with labels here. While many people […]

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Chernobyl – Nuclear Tourism

December 12, 2014

After visiting Ukraine 4 or 5 times previously I had already seen the most interesting cities and places of interest. All that was left was the east which is currently under a territorial dispute and Chernobyl, the site of the nuclear disaster in 1986. I’d read previously in Dom Joly’s Dark Tourist book about his […]

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