Hidden Gems in Europe

Hidden Gems in Europe

What are some of the best hidden gems in Europe? Forget Paris, London or Rome and head instead to some of the best hidden gems in Europe. These places offer everything from modern cities with world-class cuisine to hiking far from the rest of civilization and...
One Day in Tallinn, What to See and Do

One Day in Tallinn, What to See and Do

In this article we will explore the best things to see in one day in Tallinn. Tallinn has been voted Lonely Planet’s No 1 best value destination for 2018 (see article) and it’s easy to understand why. The city is small, green, charming and packed with...
Visiting Chernobyl – Pripyat

Visiting Chernobyl – Pripyat

A day spent in the ghost-city of Pripyat,If you missed part one where we visit abandoned villages, the Duga Radar and Chernobyl, you can read it here. Day 2 in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – Visiting Pripyat City The previous day’s tour of abandoned villages and...
Visiting Chernobyl – Abandoned Villages

Visiting Chernobyl – Abandoned Villages

Brief Introduction Chernobyl is located 110km north of Kiev in Ukraine (part of the Soviet Union until 1991) and close to the border with Belarus. The nuclear power plant lies next to the city of Pripyat which was built for the workers and their families (the former...
Brasov to Bran Castle (Count Dracula)

Brasov to Bran Castle (Count Dracula)

Brasov to Bran “Dracula” Castle Here we will explore how you can visit Dracula Castle in Romania and how to get from Brasov to Bran Castle. Just like erstwhile protagonist Jonathan Harker in Bram Stoker’s infamous novel Dracula, I made my way through the...