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Monument of a backpack in Lviv

188 weeks ago
Photo via perekotypole.com.ua We have previously written about Unusual monuments of Ukraine. Some of them was from Lviv (Monument to smile and Monument of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch). Today we show another interesting object of this glorious city. Monument of a backpack stands in the courtyard of the Geographical department of Lviv National University (Str. Doroshenko, [...]

Walking the streets of Chernivtsi

188 weeks ago
Chernivtsi is a city in southwestern Ukraine, 40 km north of the border with Romania, the administrative center of Chernivtsi region. The city is the historic center of Bukovina and, along with Lviv, is considered the cultural center of western Ukraine. For centuries, Chernivtsi formed as a city with a unique multi-style architecture, rich cultural [...]

Scenic summer landscapes of Kharkiv region

188 weeks ago
Ukraine is in the grip of chilly winter weather. The temperature in many regions is hovering around zero degrees Celsius. Let’s spend a few minutes in the summer Ukraine – one of the most beautiful places in the world. Staraya Pokrovka village is located about 40 km south-east of Kharkiv. Near the village, a small [...]

Martian Landscapes of the Past in the Crimea

189 weeks ago
At the time when there was water on Mars surface, the planet possibly had the landscapes similar to these salt marshes in the Crimea. Also, it is possible that in the future, people will see this scenery on Mars, if the planet is colonized and terraformed by mankind. Photos by Sergey Anashkevitch Martian [...]
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The Tradition of Beekeeping in Ukraine

189 weeks ago
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 producer in Europe and among the top five in the world, Ukraine produces as much as 75,000 metric tons of honey each year [...]

Happy New Year 2014!

190 weeks ago
We would like to wish you a Happy New Year 2014! In the coming year, we wish you a lot of happy days and good luck in all your endeavors! Source: ukraine travel blog  

Expert: No significant fluctuations in forex market in 2014

190 weeks ago
Situation on the Ukrainian currency market will remain stable in 2014. This opinion was expressed by president of the Ukrainian Analytical Center Oleksandr Okhrymenko in an exclusive interview on BTB TV-channel."With regard to the financial market,

#EuromaidanTree #ChristmasWithoutYanukovych

190 weeks ago
The Let’s wish for a Christmas without Yanukovych this year! Show your support of the EuroMaidan movement by decorating your Christmas tree this year with something blue & yellow, a tryzub, a Ukrainian ornament, a EuroMaidan sign or whatever Ukrainian/EU decoration you can think of! Post your photos here. Tag them #EuromaidanTree #ChristmasWithoutYanukovych #P????????????????? and [...]

Top 7 posts about Ukraine in 2013

191 weeks ago
The year is coming to an end and summing it up, we would like to show you the most popular posts of our blog in 2013 (in ascending order). #7 Chernobyl and Pripyat topics remain popular decades after the disaster. These places are not only tourist attractions but also objects of art. In this case, [...]

Lutsenko Calls On Anti-Government Protesters To Extend Their Influence To Eastern And Southern Ukraine

191 weeks ago

Lutsenko made the call from the stage on the Independence Square in Kyiv.

Lutsenko Calls On Anti-Government Protesters To Extend Their Influence To Eastern And Southern Ukraine

Lutsenko Calls On Anti-Government Protesters To Extend Their Influence To Eastern And Southern Ukraine

191 weeks ago

Lutsenko made the call from the stage on the Independence Square in Kyiv.

Lutsenko Calls On Anti-Government Protesters To Extend Their Influence To Eastern And Southern Ukraine

Pastoral Summer Landscapes of Transcarpathia

191 weeks ago
Zakarpattia (Transcarpathia) region is located on the south-western slopes and foothills of the Eastern Carpathians. Carpathian Mountains cover about 80% of its territory. This region borders with four countries: Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland. The region is an important area of tourism in Ukraine. This wonderful collection of beautiful summer photos was taken in Rakhiv [...]

President: Russian gas price may fluctuate

191 weeks ago
Russian gas price may fluctuate and reach even $ 230 per thousand cubic meters, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said in interview with representatives of Ukrainian media."With regard to price stability, it depends entirely on price for

Impressive video from Euromaidan in Kyiv

192 weeks ago
A lot of Ukrainians continue their protest on Independence Square in Kyiv demanding integration with the European Union. This very cool video was shot December 14. Source: ukraine travel blog  

Revolutionary Christmas tree in Kyiv will be decorated with European flags

192 weeks ago
This Tuesday, on December 17, at noon, EuroMaidan volunteers will decorate “EuroYalynka” (revolutionary Christmas tree at Maidan Nezalezhnosti) with the flags of the European countries. We also invite all interested FOREIGNERS, currently in Kyiv, to participate in the ceremony! You will have an opportunity to talk to the journalists and give interviews. This idea will [...]

Protesting Kyiv (Part 2) - updating

192 weeks ago
Mass street protests continue in Kyiv.8:19 pm - Interior Ministry admits police committed violations during clashes in Maidan on November 30 in Kyiv. 7:42 pm - Certain subway stations may be limited for entry and exit during the weekend due to

The Squares of Khreshchatyk in Kiev

192 weeks ago
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 from the historical region of Bessarabia until the 1840s. Today the Besarabsky Market, built in 1910-1912 and covering an area of almost 10,000 square feet, offers a huge variety of [...]

Odessa patios ? the source of unique Odessa flavor

192 weeks ago
Odessa patios are mentioned in numerous songs, poems, anecdotes about the city and its life. This is a special page in local history, because these patios are the real origins of this city! Yes, don’t be surprised, the myth of Odessa began with Odessa patios philosophy. These unique sometimes cozy, sometimes mystic places keep the [...]

Protesting Kyiv (Part 2) - updating

192 weeks ago
Mass street protests continue in Kyiv.3:54 pm - Pecherski district court of Kyiv released two activists. 2:00 pm - Protesters strengthening barricades on European Square with snow and ice, removed from Maidan. 12:44 pm - Opposition

About 200 thousand people vaccinated against flu so far

193 weeks ago
This year, the Ukrainians do not rush to get vaccinated against influenza, head of the department of respiratory and other viral infections in the Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Alla Mironenko told ForUm

Rallies in Kyiv (updating)

193 weeks ago
Mass street protests continue in Kyiv.2:00 pm - Subway stations Khreshchatyk", "Maidan Nezalezhnosti" and "Teatralna" have been closed for an hour and a half. 1:45 pm - Redeployment of internal troops on the territory of Kyiv city and region is

The Park of Miniatures in Kyiv

193 weeks ago
Kyiv is a rather big city with a lot of interesting places. But there is one place where you can see the main attractions of the city together. It is Kyiv Park of Miniatures located near the metro station “Hydro Park.” The park has about 50 architectural objects of Kyiv and other regions of Ukraine. [...]

Rallies in Kyiv (updating)

193 weeks ago
Mass street protests continue in Kyiv.10:46 am - Police refutes information on arrest of two men, trying to enter the Independence Square with gas guns in the night of December 6. 10:42 am - Rally of the Party of Regions followers continues near the

Anti-government protests in Kyiv

194 weeks ago
December 1, in Kyiv, a demonstration of supporters of Ukraine’s signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union was held, which ultimately resulted in the largest in recent history anti-government and anti-presidential protest. Several hundred thousand people of different ages, social status and political beliefs came to the central part of the Ukrainian capital. [...]

Protesters storming Presidential Administration building (updating)

194 weeks ago
The rally participants are storming the Presidential Administration building in Bankova Street. There were about three thousand people, some of them wearing helmets, ForUm correspondent reports.About 100 policemen protect fence around the

Ukrainian Carpathians ? the Land of Winter Fairy Tales

194 weeks ago
Ukrainian Carpathians is a part of the Carpathian mountain range, located in the west of Ukraine. This region is one of the tourist centers of the country and is beautiful in all seasons. But the area becomes especially picturesque during the snowy winter when all the landscapes are like illustrations of winter fairy tales. These [...]

Ukraine?s Historic Nomadic Chumaks

194 weeks ago
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 between Crimea and other regions of Ukraine in the 15th to the late-19th century. This close-knit traveling community is featured in Ukrainian folklore, poetry, songs [...]

Rallies in Kyiv (updating)

194 weeks ago
Termless actions in support of Ukraine's European integration continue in the Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square and the Yevropeiska Square in Kyiv.1:39 pm - About three thousand people protest in the Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square10:40 ? Opposition

The most picturesque place in Kharkiv region

195 weeks ago
This incredibly beautiful place is the quartz quarry located near the village of New Vodolaga in Kharkiv region. It is relatively easy to get to this place (one hour trip by train from Kharkiv, and about 10 minutes walk). The quarry location on Google Maps. Photos by paul-itk Beautiful quartz quarry in Kharkiv [...]
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Ukraine new year

195 weeks ago
Not much time left till the New Year and people start to think where and how to celebrate it. Ukraine is famous for its funny and loud celebrations so it attracts a lot of foreigners. But as only a few people know the true Ukrainian New Year’s traditions, we decided to give a few tips [...]

Ukraine, Austria to cooperate in winter tourism

195 weeks ago
The State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine (Gosinvestproekt) and Doppelmayr Seibahnen GmbH, leading global manufacturer of winter sports infrastructure equipment have signed the Protocol of Intent in Vienna on Nov. 21, the

Rallies in Kyiv (updating)

195 weeks ago
10:14 am - In Kyiv, about 500 protesters for resignation of the current government tried to break into the courtyard of the Cabinet of Ministers.9:33 am ? People are gathering near the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to join a rally in support of the

FM recommends Ukrainians avoid traveling to Pakistan

195 weeks ago
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry recommends citizens not to travel to Pakistan due to deteriorating security situation in the country caused by the activities of terrorist and extremist groups. "Particularly dangerous are areas of the Federally

Health Ministry: Flu incidence in Ukraine not exceeds epidemic thresholds

196 weeks ago
As of November 11-17, 2013, the incidence of influenza and ARVI did not exceed epidemic thresholds in any region of Ukraine, according to the Center for Influenza and Acute Respiratory Viral Infection (ARVI) of the state institution "Ukrainian

Immunity vs. epidemic: how to protect oneself against flu

196 weeks ago
According to weather forecasts, winter is almost here, and according to virologists, flu epidemic is right behind it. And with cold weather coming people start thinking of their immune system and how to improve it. But, there is one unfortunate

FM recommends Ukrainians not travel to Vietnam

196 weeks ago
The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has recommended that Ukrainians not travel to some cities of Vietnam due to the consequences of heavy monsoon rains.In particular, the ministry recommends Ukrainian citizens to postpone trips to Nha Trang, Da Nang, Nue

Golden autumn in the most beautiful park of Ukraine

196 weeks ago
Autumn this year is especially beautiful in Ukraine. Multicolored trees, yellow fallen leaves on green grass, the last warm days – a fairy tale. One of the most picturesque places can be found in Uman. It is a well-known “Sofievka” park – the largest park of the country (179.2 ha) annually visited by about 500,000 [...]

Azarov Travels To Russia To Attend Meeting Of CIS Heads Of Government

196 weeks ago

In the morning on November 20, the Ukrainian prime minister will attend a meeting of the Council of Heads of Governments of the CIS in a narrow format, and the meeting will later continue in an expanded format.

Azarov Travels To Russia To Attend Meeting Of CIS Heads Of Government

Azarov Travels To Russia To Attend Meeting Of CIS Heads Of Government

196 weeks ago

In the morning on November 20, the Ukrainian prime minister will attend a meeting of the Council of Heads of Governments of the CIS in a narrow format, and the meeting will later continue in an expanded format.

Azarov Travels To Russia To Attend Meeting Of CIS Heads Of Government

Step Back in Time at Kievan Rus? Park

196 weeks ago
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, Ukraine and Russia descended. At the pinnacle of its power in the mid-11th century, Kievan Rus’ stretched from the Black Sea in the [...]

NBU successfully overcomes autumn exchange rate fluctuations

196 weeks ago
Despite traditional attempts to destabilize the hryvnia exchange rate in early autumn, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has successfully passed the period of the autumn exchange rate fluctuations. This is the conclusion of financial experts who

Miniature Fortresses Park in Lviv

196 weeks ago
Not so long ago, Lviv received a new attraction – a miniature park of castles and fortresses. In the park, you can find fortifications once located in the territory of the former Kievan Rus and Poland. The architect of these unusual buildings is Lviv artist Igor Kachor. It is a kind of reconstruction in miniature [...]

Experts not expect new flu strains this year

196 weeks ago
This year, experts do not expect major changes in situation related to the influenza epidemic, so vaccines available in the country will be able to protect people against disease, director of the Gromashevsky Institute of Epidemiology and Infectious

Travel cost in Kyiv transport to increase from January

197 weeks ago
Tariffs for travel in municipal public transport will increaseto three hryvnias in January of 2014, director of the department for transport infrastructure of the Kyiv City State Administration Yevheniy Vodovozov stated, ForUm correspondent

Court Frees Vlasenko On Bail Of UAH 23,000 And Bans Him From Traveling Abroad

197 weeks ago

In addition, the court ordered Vlasenko to apply to the investigator in the case for permission whenever he wants to leave Kyiv.

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Court Frees Vlasenko On Bail Of UAH 23,000 And Bans Him From Traveling Abroad

197 weeks ago

In addition, the court ordered Vlasenko to apply to the investigator in the case for permission whenever he wants to leave Kyiv.

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Guta skiing resort

197 weeks ago
Geographical position Guta village is loacted in Bogorodchany district of Ivano-Frankovsk region. The 2011 census revealed that the population of the village in 738 people. The village is located not far from Drut, a mountain river. In 500 meters from Read more Source: ua travel  

Traces of the Past in the Catacombs under Odessa

197 weeks ago
Odessa catacombs are similar to the catacombs under Paris. They were used to mine limestone for construction of the entire city. These man-made caves are not visited by tourists. Photos by Denis Mukimov In the catacombs, you can find various traces of several historical periods. For example, in one place they are suddenly transformed into [...]

Kiev churches are the mute witnesses to 1,500 year of history.

197 weeks ago
The golden domes of Kiev churches can be seen everywhere. Nearly all Kiev's churches are not museums but used as houses of worship.

Flights to Ukraine. Flights to Kiev.

197 weeks ago
Practical information about flights to Ukraine. Every trip to a foreign country is a challenge. Too much new information. To make smart decisions, you need some basic things only to remember.