Category Archives: Ukraine

A Travel Guide to Soviet Dnipro, Ukraine

Old Circus building in Dnipro, Ukraine

Most travelers familiar with Eastern Europe are aware that the farther east you head in any of those countries, the more ‘Russified’ the place becomes.  This doesn’t necessarily stand true for Central Europe or the Balkans, two regions often classified as Eastern Europe (and it kind of bothers me), but rather for Ukraine, Belarus, the Baltics, […]

Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine: Quick Travel Guide to a City You Know Nothing About

Kryvyi Rih has always been on my Ukraine travel list.  In fact, I have almost traveled there on two different occasions prior to my actual trip there a little over a month ago.  The problem with the industrial, Eastern Ukrainian city is that it really isn’t a tourist hub.  But then again, neither was Dnipro.  […]

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

two days in kyiv itinerary (or one day in kyiv)-8

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 […]

Kherson, Ukraine: I’ll Take French Fries With a Side Order of Corruption, Please

Kherson, Ukraine: I'll Take French Fries With a Side Order of Corruption, Please hotel fregat

I assume that 99% of you reading this aren’t travel bloggers.  And I assume that most of you haven’t been to Ukraine, but found this post, or any of my other Ukraine posts merely out of curiosity about the mysterious Eastern European country.  This blog has elatedly promoted several cities in Ukraine over the years […]