March 20, 2017.Reading time 6 minutes.
Ever thought about visiting the infamous Chernobyl Exclusion Zone? If so, here are ten things you should know before going on such a trip. 1. It’s safe In terms of exposure to radiation, a visit to Chernobyl can be compared to spending a few hours in an aeroplane. The area still does have ‘hot spots’ […]
March 18, 2017.Reading time 19 minutes.
I’m not exactly sure when I learned about the Chernobyl disaster. I can’t have been a little kid, where on Earth would I have heard about such an event? I also know that it had to have been sometime prior to 2012. It was in this year that the horror film Chernobyl Diaries was released, and I […]
March 16, 2017.Reading time 11 minutes.
After breezing through the Ukraine VOA process, it was time for me to get moving and start exploring! I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t expect a whole lot from Kiev. The reality is that my time in Ukraine was purely a result of me wanting to visit the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (stay […]