In 1986, the world’s worst nuclear disaster struck the district of Chernobyl in the former Soviet Union. As a result of the catastrophic nuclear meltdown in Reactor #4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, over 50,000 citizens of the nearby city of Pripyat were evacuated. Since that fateful day 30 years…

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The futuristic DeLorean aka the Back to the Future Car, was built in Belfast in the early 1980’s before the company collapsed. “Time circuits on… Flux Capacitor… fluxing… flllluxxxxiiinnngggg…. Engine running… All right!!!” “You what!! Are you out of your mind?! Jesus Christ you could have been killed!!!” – The…

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Despite the recent trouble in the west of Ukraine, life goes on in the bustling metropolis of Kiev. It is perfect for a quick stopover for a couple of days, with quirky bars, superb food and a vivid yet troubled history. The Ukrainian Orthodox church has flourished since the fall of…

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The Duga 3, nicknamed the Russian Woodpecker due to the loud “pecking noises” emitted worldwide from the radar. It is located within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, designated after the catastrophic nuclear meltdown in 1986. This colossal radar system could detect a Nuclear Missile launch from the United States within 4…

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The resort of Kobuleti, on Georgia’s Black Sea Coast is home to some of the most eerie and spooky abandoned hotels we’ve come across. Built to accommodate holidaying workers from across the ex-Soviet Union, these multi story hotels and apartments would have housed thousands of holidaymakers in their heyday. What is left…

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