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Visiting Chernobyl: The scene of the worst nuclear disaster of all time

by Johnny Ward

Ukraine has been a great country to travel through, Lviv, Kiev and Odessa all offered completely different experiences, but there’s one last stop which promised to outdo them all. Chernobyl. A quick history lesson for you guys. On April 26th 1986 reactor number 4 in the Chernobyl power plant exploded, spilling huge amounts of nuclear Continue Reading »

Getting Arrested (twice) and Bribing Police (twice) in Odessa, Ukraine

by Johnny Ward

“Never mess about with police in other countries”. Repeat. “Never mess about with police in other countries”. You know the rule Johnny boy, but why do you never learn. Sorry mum. Ok, so a bit of context is in order. I’m in Odessa, Ukraine – it’s beach town, and a bit of tourist hotspot, especially Continue Reading »

Drinking in Lviv, Ukraine

by Johnny Ward

I was gonna add this in my list of things to see in Lviv but I thought it actually warrants it’s own snappy article. This is one more of those moments when you need to sit back and think “F*ck yeah, I’m really traveling”. I wanted to go for a beer, and after a few Continue Reading »

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