Category Archives: Soviet History & Architecture

Post Soviet Tourism: 20 Former USSR Cities You Should Visit in 2020

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 […]

A Travel Guide to Soviet Kiev, Ukraine

(I will preface this by saying that if you’re offended that I am spelling Kyiv as “Kiev”, please pretend it is spelled the way you prefer throughout; I am spelling it the way most locals do and most travelers search for the name for the sake of this post alone.  On the other hand, don’t […]

Inside the Abandoned Red Cross Hospital in Dnipro

I knew very little about Dnipro (formerly known as Dnipropetrovsk) before heading there despite trying to actively seek information about the Ukrainian city.  One thing I did know, however, was that the city was littered with abandoned buildings (in Russia and some of the CIS countries, they refer to urban exploration and the interest in […]