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Guide to the Lost Paradise Hidden from Everyone – Dashtak, Iran

Once upon a time, getting to this secretive Iranian village was really difficult. And one day, I’m going to regret ever mentioning the village named “Dashtak”.

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March 31st 2018

Inside a Nuclear Reactor – The OMFG Chernobyl Tour

Three days in the abandoned Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, walking on the core of a nuclear reactor, and picnicing inside a remote church within the off-limits radioactive fallout area… and almost nothing went wrong.

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How to Easily Visit Seven Countries on Three Continents in Seven Days

Really, nobody needs to travel for two-thousand days just to have a good time.

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Life In The Shadows of the Pyramids : Filthy Back-Streets of Giza, Egypt

It’s dirty, shabby, there aren’t any tourists, and animals are constantly being whipped. But enough about Ken’s house, here’s Giza – the neighbourhood at the foot of the Egyptian pyramids…

tehran street fashion
November 25th 2017

Sorry, But This is What Iran in 2017 is Really Like

Touring through Iran is not like visiting Disneyland, but it’s definitely safer.

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July 26th 2017

Minsk, Belarus – A Place For Strange Erotic Journeys

Strangely, Minsk remains unchartered and unknown to most tourists – despite Belarus officially being awarded “Drunkest Country in the World”…

Don't Travel from Bishkek to Almaty in About Fourteen Hours
June 22nd 2017

The Journey From Bishkek to Almaty Shouldn’t Take This Long

Five minutes after arriving in the former capital city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, I was being detained inside a windowless police cell. This wasn’t exactly planned, but it wasn’t completely unanticipated…

March 29th 2017

Resident Evil – Inside the Mansion of the Former Ukrainian President

Do you really need to know a guy named “Petro” to get inside?

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January 25th 2017

Ukraine in Winter – the Peakness of Bleakness™

Surprisingly, ten other people shared my travel contrariness, and we explored for two days in the radioactive wasteland of Chernobyl, Ukraine. Keep in mind I’m from Australia, and there aren’t any winters in Australia.

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November 21st 2016

I Will Burn Your Country to The Ground – Iran Tour Report

Everything you’ve ever been told about Iran, is probably wrong…

stray dogs that inhabit the radioactive Chernobyl Exclusion
September 20th 2016

Staying Overnight in Chernobyl – Worst Idea Ever?

Being stranded in the Chernobyl exclusion-zone was just the start…