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 … Continue Reading

5 symptoms of post travelling depression

Here I am, in my bed, past midnight, staring at my window. And there is a pulsing white light moving in the dark, clear night sky. It’s a plane. The first thought was that it was descending. And the second one was the image of me, inside that place, the feeling of being there, now, … Continue Reading

Answering “What’s your favourite place you’ve ever travelled to?”

Whenever I tell people I love to travel, there is one inevitable question that always pops up: “What’s your favourite place you’ve ever travelled to?” Right then I have two options: to be honest about it or to save my energy and give the short answer and get over it. I will be honest right now … Continue Reading

Great Things Which Happened To Me After I Started Travelling Alone

Most people still don’t get why travelling alone is beneficial. I was just like them, sceptical. And that sound scary. But here I am, writing this to let the word out and tell you that all you need is to travel! Because really great things have happened to me after I started travelling alone are: … Continue Reading

Travelling alone for the first time

I believe travelling is a journey of self-discovery. A journey which can change you as a person, and possibly your entire life to come. Sounds like a big burden to bear in mind, while planning your next holiday. Most of the times you know intuitively what kind of scenery you would enjoy. Or if you don’t, … Continue Reading