in between Poland, Russia and the Black Sea, Ukraine is a country
that is still emerging from its association with the former USSR
in hopes of someday joining the EU.
the country is still one of the most affordable for travelers
in Eastern Europe, offering a surprisingly temperate climate and stunning landscapes unique to the region.
offers a rich history and culture all its own, with a mix of the awesome beauty of Crimean
Peninsula beaches in the south, and world class skiing in the
mountains to the the west.
Ukraine's largest and capital city, is one of Europe's oldest
cities and usually the first stop for many visitors traveling
throughout the country. While here, don't miss a stunning look at
the Golden Gate, the last remnant of the old medieval city wall
dating to the 10th century.
the origins of the early Orthodox church at the mysterious Caves
Monastery, along with the beautifully situated St. Sofia Cathedral for a peak inside to view its historic icons and frescoes.
switch gears, for a truly modern (though macabre) experience at the infamous scene of the world's worst ever
nuclear disaster at Chernobyl,
with a day trip and guided tour from Kiev to one of the world's most unique travel destinations.
DID YOU KNOW? Ukraine Travel Fun Facts
Deep below Kiev.
• One of the most famous Ukrainian Christmas songs “Schedryk” is known to the rest of the world as “Carol of the Bells”.