Category Archives: Soviet History & Architecture

11 Insightful Books About the Soviet Union Worth Reading

11 Insightful Books About the Soviet Union Worth Reading

There are many great books about the Soviet Union worth reading if you’re into history and keen to learn more. This is a guide to eleven detailed and informative USSR books that we think will give you a better understanding of the Soviet Union.  Many are accounts and contain a lot of insight while the […]

5 Detailed Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Visiting the Exclusion Zone

5 Detailed Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Visiting the Exclusion Zone

There are many great books on Chernobyl worth reading if you’re interested in learning more about the Chernobyl disaster.  The following books about Chernobyl are ones we recommend reading before you visit the Exclusion Zone.   Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Exploring the Exclusion Zone Tourism to Chernobyl has exploded in the last year thanks […]

Post Soviet Tourism: 20 Former USSR Cities You Should Visit in 2021

It’s no secret that a big portion of this blog talks about traveling through post-Soviet countries and cities.  I have spent most of my life being fascinated by the region and how diverse places and cities can be.  I also have an affinity for concrete, drastic landscapes, and good food- which, with the exception of […]