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  • Relax and Rejuvenate at Ukraine’s Mineral Spas

    With more than 500 mineral water sources, Ukraine is the perfect destination for travelers looking to enjoy the therapeutic benefits these offer. There are around fifty spa and wellness ...

    June 5, 2014
  • Ukrainian Crafts: Motanka Dolls

    Visitors to the arts and crafts markets found in many Ukrainian cities, town and villages, are very likely to come across traditional motanka dolls on display and for sale. These ...

    May 22, 2014
  • Ukraine’s Nocturnal Flying Mammals

    Often shrouded in myths and folklore, bats are among the most misunderstood animals in the world, when in fact they are vital to the ecology of the areas they live in. Through education ...

    May 8, 2014
  • Visit the Golden Horseshoe Castles

    Visitors to the Lviv Oblast of Ukraine may want to take some time to explore the magnificent castles in some of the smaller towns and villages of the region, such as the Olesko Castle, ...

    April 24, 2014
  • Celebrating Easter in Ukraine

    With the arrival of Christianity in Ukraine in the tenth century, some ancient festivals were replaced or combined with Christian celebrations, with one of the most notable celebrations ...

    April 10, 2014
  • Pikkardiyska Tertsiya: The Power of the Human Voice

    Formed in September 1992 in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, the six members of Pikkardiyska Tertsiya have been entertaining audiences in their home country and abroad with their a cappella ...

    March 27, 2014
  • Przewalski’s Horses: Born to Be Wild

    The Askaniya-Nova Biosphere Reserve in the Kherson Oblast of Ukraine is home to what is believed to be the world's largest captive group of Przewalski's horses. Also known as Asian wild ...

    March 13, 2014
  • Zbarazh Castle: Historical Heritage Site

    Located on a hill overlooking the town of Zbarazh near Ternopil in Western Ukraine, Zbarazh Castle is a superb example of historic defensive architecture. Visitors to the castle will find a ...

    February 27, 2014
  • Ukraine’s Biosphere Reserves – Part Two

    Stretching across the border between Romania and Ukraine, the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve lies at the end of the 2,860km Danube River and consists of dozens of lakes, channels and ...

    February 13, 2014
  • Ukraine’s Biosphere Reserves – Part One

    Seven of Ukraine's protected areas are listed with UNESCO as Biosphere Reserves, as they meet the criteria of balancing conservation with sustainable use in line with the organization’s Man ...

    January 30, 2014