The 1986 Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear power plant accident of all time, claiming numerous casualties and affecting hundreds of thousands of people. 30 years later, the site of the accident and the ghost town of Pripyat are popular tourist destinations in Ukraine for those who want to experience something different.
Many travel destinations offer spectacular hiking possibilities, but long-term travelers might be worried if they got the necessary gear needed for hiking. Here are few basic tips that can make your occasional hiking trips more enjoyable.
My trip around the world took a step to more adventurous ground last weekend. I got out of the bigger cities and came to live in a simple farm in the countryside of Slovakia for five nights. During my stay, I had plenty of time to trek around the beautiful national parks of Slovakia.
When people ask me about my previous travels, there’s one destination that generates more interest than all the others: North Korea. I visited the country exactly one year ago, so now is a good time for me to look back and share my experiences.
I spent four nights in Czech Republic. I really enjoyed my stay, but it also made me wonder about the losing appeal of traveling in the digital age.
I spent one week in Poland from May 28th to June 3rd. Listening to the locals gave me an interesting picture of a country that has suffered greatly in the past and is currently witnessing history in the making.