Tag Archives: Ukraine

Wordless Wednesday – Kiev Underground


Overseas Train Journeys

I guess that I am a typical bloke in as much as I love planning, adore writing lists and like to collect things. My ‘things’ are invariably football or travel related, though I do stop short at the need to complete journeys to every country or to visit every football ground in England, even though […]

Train Tours In Eastern Europe #1

2011 – Budapest to Bucharest to Chisinau to Odessa to Sevastopol to Lviv to Kiev. This trip featured four overnight journeys, my longest ever single train journey, an overnight bus trip from hell, my greatest ever museum, a bus trip to a rogue Communist state and enough comical moments to fill at least a couple […]


in 2011 when Crimea was definitely still in Ukraine, Hamish and I took the twenty-five hour train journey from the Sevastopol to Lviv near the Polish border. Our first leg took a couple of hours from Sevastopol to Simferopol where we boarded a 17 carriage train taking us northwards. This article isn’t about the ancient train with fuming […]