Europe · Review · Travel

A Day Trip to Chernobyl – Chernobyl, Pripyat and Reactor No. 4

Whether you are completely addicted to Chernobyl Diaries and want to check out the real thing, love dark tourism or are just visiting Ukraine, a day trip to Chernobyl should be on your list. We took this once-in-a-lifetime day trip to Chernobyl in 2013 and its strange blend of life and death, light and dark,… Continue reading A Day Trip to Chernobyl – Chernobyl, Pripyat and Reactor No. 4

Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Asia · Europe · General · Travel

Valentine’s Special – Top 5 moments that shouldn’t have been romantic

This Valentine’s forget Venice, shun Paris, chop up the roses and don’t even think about mentioning sunsets. This year, I am the Valentine’s Grinch! 14/02/2017 was the most unromantic Valentine’s day for my new hubby and I, as we were both on shift at our respective jobs all afternoon and evening. This was, obviously, less… Continue reading Valentine’s Special – Top 5 moments that shouldn’t have been romantic