Category Archives: Ukraine

One or Two Days in Kyiv Itinerary: A Guide for First-Time Visitors

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It is no question that if you read my blog, you will quickly discover that Kyiv, Ukraine is my favorite city in the world.  The energy and unpredictability of the city have me captivated each and every time I visit.  And I have been there at least twenty times over the years.  This is a […]

Impressions from Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk.  Or is it Dnepropetrovsk?  The locals spell it the latter.  But in light of recent events, I feel ever-so-compelled to spell it with an ‘i’ and not an ‘e’.  Having to give actual thought to something so seemingly petty really spotlights what has occurred in eastern Ukraine (okay, all of Ukraine) over the past few […]

2 Weeks in Ukraine Itinerary: A Detailed Guide For First-Time Visitors

2 Weeks in Ukraine Itinerary: A Detailed Guide For First-Time Visitors lviv ukraine

Ukraine is, without a doubt, an up and coming travel destination within Europe.  This post is a Ukraine itinerary for two weeks for people visiting the Eastern European country for the first time.  It will include stops in the capital city, Kyiv, as well as stops in three other cities I think are worthy of […]

14 Best Things to Do in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s Hip Second City

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Kharkiv is Ukraine’s second-largest city and one that just does not get the recognition it deserves from international travelers. This is a guide to the best things to do in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The moment I stepped foot in Kharkiv, I knew I was going to love the city and that it would become one of […]