How Kyiv Made Ukraine One of My Favorite Travel Experiences

Before the recent headlines, it was a sparkling, undiscovered European gem.

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Like much of the world this week, my thoughts and prayers are with Ukraine. I spent about four months there in 2018, passing the majority of that time (three months) in Kyiv, where I had my first colonoscopy and where I saw some of the…




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Jeremy Helligar

Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”

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