Ukraine Travel Articles

 
Five Strange Ukrainian Traditions You Will Love
Five Strange Ukrainian Traditions You Will Love From jumping into the freezing ice-holes to ditching Santa Claus on Christmas, Oksana Arkhypchuk explores strange Ukrainian holiday traditions that can still be witnessed in the rural villages
A Traffic Test – Ukraine, Europe
A Traffic Test – Ukraine, Europe Rolf Palmberg tries to learn the rules of Ukrainian traffic.
Walking in the Tsar’s Shadow – Ukraine, Europe

Mark Gilbey walks in the shadow of the Tsar, follows Alexander II's Sunlit Path to the iconic Swallow's Nest Castle in Yalta, and discovers what mass tourism means in Ukraine.

On the Buses: Kyiv’s Marshrutkas – Ukraine, Europe
On the Buses: Kyiv’s Marshrutkas – Ukraine, Europe

Mark Gilbey describes an alternative method of getting from A to B in Ukraine's bustling capital, Kyiv, and a chance to see life in the raw.

Lenin’s Playground: The Invisible Soviet State – Moldova, Europe
Mark Gilbey and Andrew Nelson embark on a trip to the de facto independent state of Transnistria, in Moldova.
Eastern Europe – Part I: Lost and Found in Lviv, Western Ukraine – Lviv, Ukraine, Europe
This is Part One of Saricie Kuo's 2006 summer trip to Eastern Europe. Although his main destination after Poland was Romania, he decided to go to western Ukraine first. He was glad he did.
Golden Kiev – Kiev, Ukraine, Europe
Golden Kiev – Kiev, Ukraine, Europe Anne-Sophie Redisch was greatly impressed with Kiev in her short 24-hour stay there, and she shares some interesting pieces of information.
The Underground Den of Submarines – Balaklava, Crimea, Ukraine
The Underground Den of Submarines – Balaklava, Crimea, Ukraine Alexandr Ivanov dives into the history of the one-time top secret underground submarine repair facility in Balaklava, now being turned into a museum.
Save Money on Travel in Eastern Europe – Eastern Europe
Save Money on Travel in Eastern Europe – Eastern Europe home_aug06_savemoney.jpgThe time has never been better to trav
Balaklava: Between Past and Future – Balaklava, Ukraine
Balaklava: Between Past and Future – Balaklava, Ukraine home_aug06_balaklava.jpgBalaklava is