Category Archives: Ukraine

5 Detailed Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Visiting the Exclusion Zone

5 Detailed Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Visiting the Exclusion Zone

There are many great books on Chernobyl worth reading if you’re interested in learning more about the Chernobyl disaster.  The following books about Chernobyl are ones we recommend reading before you visit the Exclusion Zone.   Books on Chernobyl to Read Before Exploring the Exclusion Zone Tourism to Chernobyl has exploded in the last year thanks […]

16 Things to Do in Lviv, Ukraine: A Complete 2-Day Itinerary

It’s no secret that Ukraine is one of my favorite countries, if not my absolute favorite country. This is a post about how to spend 2 days in Lviv with the best things to do in Lviv, Ukraine for the first-time traveler.  The Lviv itinerary is written by Ukrainian sisters, Inessa and Natalie, and it […]

11 Kyiv City Tours that Will Show You the Best of Ukraine’s Capital

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Sightseeing around Ukraine’s capital can be challenging if you’re unfamiliar with the language or traveling alone and aren’t comfortable independently seeing things in a city.  These are some of the best Kyiv city tours that will help you get a taste of the capital city with ease and a bit of organization.  If you have […]

50 Fantastic Things to Do in Kyiv, Ukraine – My Favorite City in the World

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Kyiv, Ukraine. My absolute favorite city in the world. I have spent quite a bit of time in the Ukrainian capital and every time I am there, I fall more and more in love with the city. I am constantly getting emails about what to do in Kyiv, so I thought I’d finally take the […]

Kyiv Accommodation Guide: Where to Stay in Kyiv for All Budgets

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I have had a long and tumultuous relationship with Kyiv accommodation throughout the years. After several strings of bad luck with bad hotels in Kyiv, I finally have found some places I trust and love.  This is a guide of where to stay in Kyiv for all budgets.  Kyiv Accommodation Guide: Where to Stay in […]

How to Take a Nuclear Missile Base Tour from Kyiv, Ukraine

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There are many amazing day trips from Kyiv that one can embark on and every trip offers something for various types of travelers.  If you’re into USSR history and the history of Ukraine, you definitely don’t want to miss out on this nuclear missile base tour from Kyiv.  This is a guide that details how […]