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  • History and Culture in Kamianets-Podilskyi

    With the Smotrych River running through it, the city of Kamianets-Podilskyi is set in very picturesque surroundings. Although some historians are of the opinion that the city is built on ...

    August 22, 2013
  • GogolFEST Contemporary Arts Festival in Kiev

    Established in 2007 by the President of DAKH Contemporary Art Center in Kiev, Vlad Troitskyi, GogolFEST was initiated by a group of Ukrainians who wanted to bring all aspects of the ...

    August 8, 2013
  • Aqua-Entertainment in Kiev

    Located on the third floor of Kiev's Dream Town shopping and entertainment center, Dream Island Waterpark takes visitors back to the time when dinosaurs roamed the earth - but with every ...

    July 25, 2013
  • Remarkable Recovery of Nature at Chernobyl

    Following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on April 26, 1986, pine trees in a ten square kilometer area around the power plant turned a ginger-brown color and died as a result of the ...

    July 11, 2013
  • Classical Music Thrives in Kiev

    The National Philharmonic Society of Ukraine is housed in a distinctive 19th century building located at the end of Khreschatyk Street. The building features two adjacent concert halls which ...

    June 27, 2013
  • Ancient History in Lutsk

    Located on the gently-flowing Styr River in northwestern Ukraine, the city of Lutsk is the administrative center of the Volyn Oblast and the Lutskyi Raion. Although recorded history shows ...

    June 13, 2013
  • Explore Ukraine’s Largest Open-Air Museum

    Situated on the outskirts of Kiev, the National Museum of Ukrainian Architecture and Culture, more commonly referred to as Pyrogovo or Pyrohiv, is one of the largest open-air museums in Europe ...

    May 30, 2013
  • Rafting on Ukraine’s Dniester River

    Originating near the city of Drohobych in Ukraine, the Dniester River follows a 1,362 km route on its way to the Black Sea. The river forms part of the border between Ukraine and Moldova ...

    May 16, 2013
  • Delve Into Cossack History at Mamajeva Sloboda

    Located in Kiev, just seven kilometers from the city's famed Khreschatyk, the open-air museum of Mamajeva Sloboda covers an area of more than nine hectares with an authentic replica of an ...

    May 2, 2013
  • Ukraine’s Forest Dwelling Deer

    With its numerous national parks and wildlife reserves, Ukraine is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, and nature-loving travelers will not be disappointed when exploring these ...

    April 18, 2013