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INDEPENDENT TRAVEL WRITING:
My story of a train journey though Hungary with a family from Chechnya, “Strangers on the Night Train to Kyiv”, is published in the book ‘The Expeditioner’s Guide to the World’ in 2010.
A travel article about a bus journey to Pamukkale in southern Turkey, “My Golden Ones: the Road to Pamukkale”, on the Caravanistan Silk Route travel blog.
An article about the Lukyanivska district of Kyiv, “Orthodoxy in an Eccentric Land”, in the American travel magazine The Expeditioner.
“A history tour of Kiev’s Arsenal’na district” in Been there (part of the Guardian newspaper’s online travel section).
A short piece “Borderland: Impressions of Lviv, Ukraine” for Europe Magazine Online.
A blog post “Highland Games on the Isle of Mull” on the website Scotland Exchange.
- A guide to the city of Kazan (Tatarstan, Russia) in The Calvert Journal.
- A guide to the city of Kyiv, “Eastern Europe’s Best Kept Secret”, in the travel & lifestyle magazine Travel Addict (Indonesia; April 2011).
- A short piece “Na Zdorovie! Ukrainian Food & Drink” in Europe Magazine Online (Germany).
Feature articles for Panorama, the in-flight magazine of Ukraine International Airlines:
“Royal Ascot Turns 300″ , about the racecourse’s anniversary (May 2011).
“Exploring the Country of Robin Hood” , about the English town of Nottingham (September 2011).
My interview with Fred Finn, the world’s most-travelled man, “Blue Sky Thinking: A Chat with an Aviation Legend”, (November 2011).
On Great Britain’s celebrations for The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II (June 2012)
Going For Gold: The 2012 London Olympic Games (July 2012)
- Two of my photographs of puffins appear on the website of QI, the BBC television programme.
- My photograph of Kyiv, Ukraine, in the Guardian’s Life & Style section (also published in the newspaper’s Weekend magazine on 25.2.12
- My photograph of Brighton, England, also in the Guardian newspaper’s Life & Style section
- My story of captaining an Eastern European cricket team – “From Russia With Stumps” - was mentioned in the website Cricinfo’s ‘Cricket Sadist Hour’ on 9.2.13 (read the story in full here).
- My thoughts about life in Eastern Europe, in an interview with the website English in Russia.