Toxic Tours In Chernobyl

The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. An explosion and resulting fire released huge quantities of radioactive contamination into the atmosphere, which spread over much of Western USSR and Europe. What is Chernobyl Stalking? In recent years, the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone [...]

Allez France! – Visit France in 2012

Last night The Artist was the first-ever French film to get the top prize at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The French movie made by a French director barely known outside his country, triumphed over works by US heavyweights Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, and Terrence Malick. Yet it was not only [...]

3 Things About: Naples

Welcome to the first of a series of ‘3 things about’ posts where we’ll bring you 3 essential (or often non-essential…) things about various cities around the world. Today we start with a look at Naples. The Italian port city of Naples might have a few problems with garbage, Mafia and corruption, but look a little closer [...]

Ukraine – A Soviet Charm

If you’re looking for a winter getaway with a difference, then why not head to Ukraine? February being the month of Valentine’s Day, gives the perfect excuse to head away for a few days, and Imagine the look on your friends faces when you tell them you’ve been to Ukraine in winter – they will probably think [...]

Europe’s Cultural Capitals

Each year a city is chosen as the European Capital of Culture. The initiative has grown to become recognised as one of the most respected cultural events in Europe, with so far more than 40 cities having benefited from it since its inception. Criteria for any potential European Capital of Culture consists of not specifically [...]