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(I will preface this by saying that if you’re offended that I am spelling Kyiv as “Kiev”, please pretend it is spelled the … [Read more...] about A Travel Guide to Soviet Kiev, Ukraine
This craft beer guide to Frankfurt was first published in 2016 but is up-to-date as of December 2018. I have spent a decent … [Read more...] about Craft Beer Guide to Frankfurt, Germany
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Zaporizhia, Zaporozhye, Zaporizhzhya. I typically spell cities on this site according to what people are searching for … [Read more...] about Impressions from Zaporizhia, Ukraine
I have witnessed the Chernobyl disaster go from being a globally-recognized mass tragedy to a clichéd source … [Read more...] about Slavutych, Ukraine: The Soviet City Built for Chernobyl Refugees
My first experience with a Soviet sanatorium was back in Sukhum, Abkhazia in 2013. I had booked a place on Couchsurfing … [Read more...] about Issyk-Ata: A Soviet Sanatorium in Kyrgyzstan
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