Articles Tagged ‘chernobyl’

Get Your Geiger Counter Ready: Chernobyl Officially Opening to Tourism for 2011

Get Your Geiger Counter Ready: Chernobyl Officially Opening to Tourism for 2011 December 21, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When I reported on tourists taking tours of Chernobyl a few months ago, I didn’t realize that most of the private tours are illegal. At least, that’s what the Russian government claims, according to this article at The Guardian. Not for long: starting next year, the site of the horrific nuclear...

Nuclear Tourism: Chernobyl Becoming Hotspot For Brave Visitors

Nuclear Tourism: Chernobyl Becoming Hotspot For Brave Visitors October 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
How much would you pay for the possibility of radiation exposure? If it’s £100, then you’re in luck– you can afford a day trip to visit Chernobyl, site of the devastating nuclear reactor meltdown in 1986. As reported by the Daily Mail, 7500 visitors made the trek in 2009, and it has...

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites

Urban Exploration: Hidden Cities, Off-Limits Sites May 6, 2010 | Around the World, Featured | Read More
Indiana Jones pounded through a library floor to head under Venice in his search for the holy grail; Haruki Murakami’s book, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, takes place largely in an anachronistic sewer network under Tokyo; the Bat Cave can be found under Wayne Manor. However you look...