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Walking through the streets of Odessa

201 weeks ago
Odessa is a city on the northwestern coast of the Black Sea, the largest port in Ukraine, a major industrial, cultural, scientific, and resort center, the third most populous city in the country. Odessa is presented mainly by architecture of the 19th-20th centuries. Let’s walk through the streets of the city and explore some of [...]

About protests in Ukraine

202 weeks ago
Source: travel2ukraine  

Marshutka :)

202 weeks ago
The private mini bus also called Marshutka is one of the most affective ways to navigate any city in Ukraine. There are signs on the front and side that say where it is going, and a number that will also be useful. The mini bus drivers all think they are in a road race to [...]

Episodes of confrontation in the center of Kyiv

202 weeks ago
There are several common misconceptions about Maidan and the situation there. The first one is that almost the entire Kyiv is literally destroyed. This is not true. All the pictures of confrontation that you can see were taken on one relatively small area near the entrance to the Dinamo Stadium, it is government quarter. Photos [...]

A few pictures from Bukovel

202 weeks ago
One of my favorite places to travel in the winter is Bukovel Ukraine for some ski and snowboarding. Here are a few pictures from the area.

Ukraine's tourism industry grows

202 weeks ago
Ukraine was visited by over 26 million tourists in 2013, 1.5 million more than in 2012. The announcement was made by Oleksandr Vilkul, Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister, the Information-Analytical Bulletin of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine

Kyivstar: Operators Cannot Influence Operation Of Equipment For Sending Bulk SMS Text Messages

202 weeks ago

"On our part, we are doing everything we can to protect our subscribers from undue influence on our network and the sending of spam," he said.

Kyivstar: Operators Cannot Influence Operation Of Equipment For Sending Bulk SMS Text Messages

Interior Ministry urges foreign diplomats to influence opposition

202 weeks ago
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry has called on foreign diplomats to influence the opposition in the issue of passing extremist militants to law enforcers, Deputy Interior Minister Viktor Ratushniak has said, Interfax-Ukraine reports."We have

The Atmosphere of Euromaidan 2014

203 weeks ago
Euromaidan is a mass multi-day protest on Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosty) and adjacent streets and squares in the center of Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities. It began November 21, 2013 in response to the Ukrainian government suspension of preparatory process for the signing of an association agreement between Ukraine and the EU. Now, it is [...]

Stunningly beautiful fall on Ai-Petri in Crimea

203 weeks ago
Ai-Petri is a mountain and a plateau in the Crimean Mountains located in the Yalta region of Crimea. It is the place with a maximum number of foggy days not only in Crimea, but throughout Ukraine (215 days in 1970). Also, Ai-Petri is the windiest point of Crimea and Ukraine. Especially picturesque these places look [...]

Lviv in 2014 Top Ten List of Places to Visit

203 weeks ago
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, ancient history and scenic setting, Lviv has plenty to offer visitors who take the time to explore it. Among the city’s many attractions [...]

Monument of a backpack in Lviv

204 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

204 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

204 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

205 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

205 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!

206 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

206 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

206 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

207 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

207 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

207 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

207 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

207 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

208 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

208 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

208 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

208 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

208 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

208 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

209 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)

209 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

209 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)

209 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

210 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)

210 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

210 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

210 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)

210 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

211 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

211 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

211 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)

211 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

211 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

211 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

211 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

211 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

212 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

212 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

212 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