Blog

  • Take Time Out in the Parks of Kharkiv

    With a host of interesting places to visit, Kharkiv is a popular tourism destination in the north-east of Ukraine. Founded in 1654, its ancient history and rich culture add to the charm of ...

    April 4, 2013
  • Shopping Galore at Seventh-Kilometer Market

    Located between Odessa and the airport, around 7 km from the city, the Seventh-Kilometer Market is thought to be the largest informal market in Europe. Known locally as 'Tolchok', the market ...

    March 19, 2013
  • History of the Inkerman Cave Monastery

    The Inkerman Monastery of St. Clement, more commonly referred to simply as the Inkerman Monastery, is said to date back to the 8th century CE when it was founded by worshippers of icons who ...

    March 7, 2013
  • History and Culture in Lviv’s Old Town

    The historic center of the city of Lviv, generally referred to simply as the 'Old Town', was declared by UNESCO to be a World Heritage Site in December 1998, and visitors to this charming ...

    February 21, 2013
  • Visit the Naval Museum Complex Balaklava

    Built during the Cold War as a top-secret military facility, the Naval Museum Complex Balaklava is an underground submarine base located in Balaklava Bay in Ukraine's Crimea region. The ...

    February 7, 2013
  • Explore Kiev’s Shevchenko Raion

    The Shevchenkivskyi District, or Shevchenko Raion, of Kiev was established on 4 April 1937 and is home to a number of significant attractions well worth visiting when in the capital city of ...

    January 24, 2013
  • Awards for Excellence at Molodist 42

    Established in 1970 as an event for viewing short films produced by students of the Kiev State Theatrical Art Institute, Molodist has grown into an event which is considered by the ...

    January 10, 2013
  • Ukrainian House in Kiev

    Located on the European Square of Kiev, Ukrainian House was originally built in 1978-1982 as a museum to document the life and times of Vladimir Lenin. After the dissolution of the Soviet ...

    December 27, 2012
  • The Fascinating Underwater World of Sevastopol Aquarium

    Located on the spectacular Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine, Sevastopol is a busy industrial city and commercial seaport. It also has an impressive list of interesting places of cultural and ...

    December 13, 2012
  • Ukrainian Film Engineer and Inventor Anatoliy Kokush

    Most likely best known for his invention of the 'Russian Arm', Ukrainian film engineer, inventor and businessman Anatoliy Kokush continues to make a significant contribution to the ...

    November 28, 2012