Kate Rutkovskaya

Kate Rutkovskaya

Hey! I'm Kate and I'm a contributor to this awesome blog called Activity Fan. Because I am one! Originally from Belarus at some point in my life I got more excited about exploring other people's cultures and the world around me rather than the world of corporate culture. So here I am now living and travelling around Asia and sharing my experiences about what I do and what I see. Follow me to exciting activities in Asia!

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What to Expect From a Boat Tour to Koh Yao Noi

Friday, August 12, 2016 Boat Tours by Kate Rutkovskaya

Last week it was my six months anniversary of living in Thailand.

To be more precise, on Phuket island. It’s a very touristy place, but I was lucky to find a cosy spot in the epicentre of an expat haven. It gives me a unique pleasure of not being stalked by travel agents whenever I walk down the street or sunbathe on the beach. Instead, I have friends who have been living on the island for much longer. And if I want to do some sightseeings we just get in the car and they guide me around the island.

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Chernobyl Ghost Town: a Trip to Pripyat

Friday, July 08, 2016 Sightseeing and Landmarks by Kate Rutkovskaya

The quiet town of Pripyat – a Ukrainian town that will never be the same again.

On April 24th, 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant took lives of hundreds of people and became one of the most dramatic events of the 20th century.

The accident that happened that day at the plant in Ukraine (which was part of the USSR at that time) left an enormous trace on the Earth’s ecological state and people’s health.

The tragedy resulted in the biggest radioactivity release in the human history.

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Go Go Gadget! 8 Must-Haves for Active Lifestyle

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Travel Tips and Hacks by Kate Rutkovskaya

I was trying to kill the time on the plane during one of my recent flights when I suddenly discovered an old folder on my laptop with cartoons that I once downloaded for my niece.

I was going through the list to see if something might interest me.

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5 reasons why surfing in Thailand is great for beginners

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Surfing and Kitesurfing by Kate Rutkovskaya

When it comes to surfing in Thailand…wait. What? You’ve never heard of it either, right? Nevertheless, it does exist.

Though before late 90’s surfing spots in Thailand were a truly mysterious concept. Only expats knew about them as they were exploring the shores with this purpose specifically. And they were quite a few. While locals weren’t interested at all.

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Finding best brandy: Europe to Latin America

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Food and drinks by Kate Rutkovskaya

Travelling is probably one of the most popular hobbies nowadays. For many people it’s not even a hobby but rather a lifestyle.

We all travel for various reasons: business, leisure, sightseeing, region-specific sports.

Some explore exotic cultures, others – local cuisine.

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