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Your Guide to Ukrainian Superstitions

Every World culture has its own set of superstitious beliefs, and Ukraine is no exception.  Growing up in Ukraine, I learned every single one of them, and believe me – there are a lot.  In fact, Ukraine is very rich in its traditions and norms, and everyone – from young to old, believes and follows the same signs and omens for …

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Lviv: Top 5 Sights

Lviv (Львів) is one of the most beautiful cities in Ukraine, and it is simply not to be missed.  Much smaller than the capital city of Kiev – it is full of gorgeous architecture, vibrant local life, and a general fairytale-like atmosphere that fills every cafe and bar located in there.  There are a number of good reasons to visit Lviv, with lots of things to …

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Kiev: The Top 10 Sights

Kiev is the capital of Ukraine, and is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Europe.  Unfortunately, it is not yet a popular tourist destination, and therefore there’s not much information about it on the internet.  Below you will find the top 10 sights to see and do in Kiev – put together by a local (well, me). 1. Maidan Nezalezhnosti (The Independence …