Visit the castles around Lviv, Ukraine: 1-day road trip from Lviv

If you are in Lviv for more than a couple of days, please make the effort to visit some of the castles around Lviv. There are agencies offering such tours as a 1-day trip from Lviv. If you are staying in Lviv for more days, check out the places and things to do in Lviv. … Continue Reading

Why do you need to visit Lviv, the western city of Ukraine

Lviv is a wonderful mix of all the Central European cultures, having influences from the German, the Austrian, the Polish and of course, the Russians. But what comes out of such a history? That’s why you need to visit Lviv, to understand it. Ever since I visited Ukraine in 2018 for the first time, I … Continue Reading

What’s like to visit Chernobyl, the biggest nuclear accident caused by mankind – Photo journal

Planning to visit Chernobyl, the most famous touristic attraction in Ukraine and the scene of the biggest nuclear accident caused by mankind? They are not proud of it, and we must remember it was under the Soviet Republic when it happened. Somehow, they got organized and decided to exploit this area as an unusual tourist … Continue Reading

A Chernobyl roadside picnic and the appeal of dark tourism

Chernobyl, the location of one of the most horrifying disasters in human history is today a thriving tourism destination. Just why are tens of thousands of people visiting the terrifying site every year? And what does this say about our human nature? Chernobyl’s introduction into the tourism circuit The fate of the city of Chernobyl … Continue Reading

Why you should visit Kiev at least once in your lifetime

Eastern Europe has many underrated parts, yet to be discovered by travellers. Kiev is one of the most important cities in the history of the Russian Empire, the Eastern architecture, and it was on the commercial road to the South. If you’re wondering why you should visit Kiev or what to do in Kiev, this … Continue Reading