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  • Lviv in 2014 Top Ten List of Places to Visit

    Well-respected British travel publication, The Rough Guide, has ranked Lviv as number five in its 2014 list of top ten cities in the world that are worth visiting. With its rich culture, ...

    January 16, 2014
  • The Tradition of Beekeeping in Ukraine

    Ukraine has a long history of beekeeping and is well known in international apiculture circles for the superb quality of its honey and other bee related products. Ranked as the number one ...

    January 2, 2014
  • The Squares of Khreshchatyk in Kiev

    Located at the bustling intersection of Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, Khreshchatyk, Krutyi Descent and Chervonoarmiiska Street in Kiev, Bessarabska Square was a trading post for immigrants ...

    December 12, 2013
  • Ukraine’s Historic Nomadic Chumaks

    Traveling across rugged terrain in heavily laden wagons pulled by two or four oxen, Chumaks are most readily associated with trading in salt, although they transported a variety of goods ...

    November 28, 2013
  • Step Back in Time at Kievan Rus’ Park

    Under the reign of the ancient Rurik dynasty from the late-9th century to the mid-13th century, Kievan Rus' was a federation of East Slavic tribes from which the modern people of Belarus, ...

    November 14, 2013
  • Ukrainian Bandurist Hnat Khotkevych

    Born in Kharkiv in 1877, Hnat Martynovych Khotkevych trained as a professional engineer, but made his mark in Ukrainian history as an ethnographer, playwright, writer, composer and ...

    October 31, 2013
  • Ukraine’s Greater Spotted Eagle

    The fact that greater spotted eagles are widely distributed does not make them any less impressive, and also hasn't prevented their numbers from dwindling to the extent that they are ...

    October 17, 2013
  • St Catherine’s Cathedral in Kherson

    Built in the 1780s at the instruction of Catherine the Great, the Saint Catherine's Cathedral in Kherson has an interesting history. The town of Kherson itself, was also founded at the ...

    October 1, 2013
  • Visit Odessa’s Museum of the Cinema

    Filmmaking has come a long way since the mid-1890's when the French Lumière brothers – Louis Jean and August Marie Louis Nicolas – presented moving pictures to the world and patented a ...

    September 19, 2013
  • Explore Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula

    Listed by National Geographic as one of the 'must-see' places in 2013, the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine has justifiably been described as a paradise. It has also been called the 'playground ...

    September 5, 2013