Tag: Ukraine


There are a few different companies offering tours to the Chernobyl exclusion tour, which is about 2 hours from Kiev. Tours started being offered in 2002. I travelled with Solo East. On 26 April 1986 an explosion at Chernobyl’s reactor

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A Short History of Hostels in Ukrainian

I only stayed a couple of days in Belarus and then took a night train to Kiev in Ukraine. (Where are all these countries? Here’s a map) Lonely Planet books tend to exaggerate, and the chapter on Ukraine is particularly

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