Chernobyl: Walking in a nuclear winter wonderland (includes video)

Tell most people that you’ll be visiting Chernobyl and you’ll illicit a response of horror and disbelief. Tell a Ukrainian and you can multiply that reaction 100 fold. A trip to the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident is no walk in the park – unless of course you like your parks heavily irradiated, devoid … Continue reading

10 cool random things in Italy

1. Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Florentine steak) The trattoria’s of Florence are highly regarded across Italy for their mastery of Tuscan cuisine, but there’s one item on the menu which is truly godly. Forget Argentina, Texas or where-ever else you hold a cut of beef in high regard – the Florentines have being fine tuning the … Continue reading

Four beaches you’ve never heard of that KICK ASS


1. Blue Lagoon, Comino, Malta Malta. A beautiful archipelago south of Sicily with all the charm of the Mediterranean and all the benefits of Anglicization. It’s the main island of three which lends this tiny nation its name, also serving as the main attraction centre with  its famous fortress capital of Valletta, prehistoric megalithic temple … Continue reading

City Guide: Milano in a nutshell

Milano. Fashion and Glamour capital of Italy. On par with the Juggernauts of Paris, London and New York. Business epicenter of the Mediterranean. Italy at its most efficient and creative. Cosmopolitan and sexy. Backdrop to Il Duomo, the third largest cathedral in the world – and arguably the most outstanding of all.  It looks great … Continue reading