The Best of Eastern Europe: Top 10 Cities to Visit

Backpacking in Europe is a rite of passage for most students and travellers. But it’s such a vast place that many end up hopping between the most famous cities (London, Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Rome – sound familiar?) and never delve beneath...

How to Visit Chernobyl

Today’s guest post is from Ele Pranaityte, a solo female travel blogger and tour guide residing in Vilnius, Lithuania.
It took me about a fortnight to start finding the words to describe my experience...

Lads on Tour! Nightlife in Ukraine – Euro 2012 Guide

– By Isabel Clift Got tickets for Euro 2012 in Poland/Ukraine? Whether you’re celebrating victory post-match or drowning your sorrows, one thing’s for sure: they know how to party in Ukraine. Celebratory, glamorous and cheap as chips compared to Western Europe,...

10 Really Cheap Things to Do in Kiev

The capital of the Ukraine, Kiev, is a city rich in history and beautiful architecture, with countless cathedrals and monasteries, and open, leafy streets. Perched on wooded hills overlooking the vast river Dniepr, Kiev seems to be made for the budget traveller...