Kiev, Ukraine: Chicken and Chernobyl April 30th 2011 Kiev had a different atmosphere to Lviv altogether. It was our final destination, and as the capital of Ukraine it was bigger, more modern, and more happening. We also arrived feeling refreshed after a good night's sleep in a first class sleeper carriage, which made a huge difference!
Unfortunately we found our hostel here was without a doubt the worst of the trip. We got a 12 bed room i ... read more
Europe » Ukraine » Kiev » Chernobyl Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kievan Rus was incorporated into the Gran... ... read more
G'day! I'm Clayton, and I'm a South African born New Zealander living in London. Since this is mildly headache-inducing and I don't really belong anywhere, I prefer to consider myself a "Citizen of the World".
Thanks to my entrepreneurial globe-trotting parents, I've travelled for as long as I can remember - starting with Hong Kong at age 5. I also lived on a boat with my family during my teenage years, where we navigated our way from SA to NZ and everywhere in-between.
I don't believe there will ever be a cure for my subsequent travel bug.... full info