Articles Tagged ‘nuclear’

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...