Sleepless in Istanbul

I had delayed my arrival in Istanbul in the aftermath of the Atatürk Airport attack. Instead of staying in the city for three nights, I now had only one day to experience Istanbul. This is what I noticed during one long morning around the city.

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48 Hour Moldova Travel Experience

Eastern Europe is becoming a more and more popular tourist destination every year. Former communist countries have opened up to visitors, showing their rich nature and cultural heritage to foreigners. But there’s still one country that goes almost unnoticed by the outside world: Moldova.

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Visiting Chernobyl and Pripyat

The 1986 Chernobyl disaster was the worst nuclear power plant accident of all time. 30 years later, the site of the accident and the ghost town of Pripyat are popular tourist destinations in Ukraine for those who want to experience something different.

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