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Ultimate Travel Guide to Kiev

Ultimate Travel Guide to Kiev

Kiev (or Kyiv) is Ukraine’s capital city, situated in Eastern Europe bordering Russia and six other countries. The country has only been independent for 28 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s and since then, it has slowly been building its reputation as a worthwhile country to visit for travellers. The main destination for tourists to visit in Ukraine is, of course, it’s capital, Kiev. A sprawling metropolis that is a magnet for culture and history lovers who enjoy alternative and unusual city breaks. Kiev is the seventh-largest city in Europe with a population of…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Odessa

Ultimate Travel Guide to Odessa

Odessa is a port city on the Black Sea in Ukraine, an Eastern European country. In the past, the city was essentially a seaside town for Ukrainians to enjoy the warm weather in summer but over the last few years since Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union, more and more international visitors are discovering Odessa’s gorgeous pastel-coloured 19th-century architecture, it’s unusual museums and historic sites and yes, it’s beach nightlife scene that rivals Ibiza in Spain. Odessa really has something for everyone. Odessa’s beach and seaside attractions are the city’s main draw but the world-class Opera house, art galleries, catacombs…
20 Things to do in Odessa - That People Actually Do!

20 Things to do in Odessa – That People Actually Do!

Odessa is Ukraine’s third-most populous city and a major seaport along the Black Sea. Known as “the pearl of the Black Sea”, the city is a seaside escape during the summer and is quickly becoming a top cultural destination as well. Founded in 1794, Odessa is relatively young when compared to Kiev, Ukraine’s capital. This means it has developed a unique atmosphere and its own artistic culture that you can’t find anywhere else in the country. With a population of about one million, there are plenty of interesting things to do in Odessa, Ukraine. Read on to learn about 20…
30 Things to do in Kiev - That People Actually Do!

30 Things to do in Kiev – That People Actually Do!

With breathtaking architecture, diverse art and over 1,500 years of history, Kiev (or Kyiv) is a fascinating and eclectic place to visit. The capital city of Ukraine boasts some of the most unique and mesmerising cathedrals, a vivid nightlife scene, and delicious, welcoming restaurants everywhere you turn. Founded all the way back in 482 AD, Kiev is one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe. Belonging to half a dozen empires and federations over the centuries, Kiev has played an important role in the development of East Slavic civilisation. Following its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, the metropolis…