Category: Ukraine

  • Things to do in Kyiv

    Things to do in Kyiv

    I thought spending four days in Kyiv might be too much, but it turns out, there’s a lot more to do in Kyiv than I anticipated. From historical walking tours to art and theater, Kyiv has plenty of activities to keep you entertained even on a long visit. Take a free walking tour (or five…

  • Things to know when visiting Kyiv

    Things to know when visiting Kyiv

    There were a lot of things I didn’t expect about Ukraine and specifically Kyiv – some of which would have made my trip a little easier. Allow me to share some knowledge about visiting Kyiv that will probably come in handy if you plan to visit. Why it’s Kyiv and not Kiev For a long…

  • Could I Live Here? Kyiv Edition

    Could I Live Here? Kyiv Edition

    Kyiv is one of the biggest cities I’ve visited in Europe. It seems like every time you pop up from a metro station, you’re in a huge and completely unique neighborhood that is kind of endearing in its own way. This makes visiting Kyiv pretty interesting, but how would these neighborhoods feel if I were…

  • Chernobyl tour in the Exclusion Zone

    Chernobyl tour in the Exclusion Zone

    It’s become increasingly popular to visit Chernobyl while in Ukraine. A Chernobyl tour is unlike anything you’ve probably ever experienced, because it’s the closest you can come to seeing what the world would look like if humanity went extinct. The exclusion zone around the Chernobyl Power Plant remains to this day the way it was…

  • Everything you need to know about visiting Chernobyl

    Everything you need to know about visiting Chernobyl

    There’s a lot of misinformation about what went on at the Chernobyl Power Plant in Ukraine and what it’s like to visit it. The HBO miniseries on the subject has only added to the speculation as well as the popularity of the site. So if you’re thinking of visiting, you probably have a few questions.…