One day in Chernihiv, Ukraine: what to do and where to eat

What do you know about Chernihiv? Not that much probably. Maybe you’ve seen this town’s name somewhere suggesting the day trips from Kyiv. Maybe there can be a confusion with Chernobyl or Chernivtsi. This city in Northern Ukraine is not the first destination that comes in mind of the international travelers that are going to […]


What to do in Chernihiv, Ukraine: 5 amazing must-see sights

At the northern borders of Ukraine, in the center of the 2nd biggest region of the country, lies Chernihiv, a tourist underdog and an extremely interesting destination. The ancient city of churches, this middle-sized town is living its tourist renaissance right now. There are dozens of festivals organized, the city center oozes with energy and


My one day in Lviv: wandering aimlessly

There’s a big joy in wandering aimlessly. Just going where the roads take you without purpose and meaning. Randomly looking for architectural details, spotting curiosities, trying to better understand how the city lives. That’s what I did in Lviv. In my opinion, the best Ukrainian city for this kind of stuff. Old Lviv is a


My one day in Lviv: exploring the Old Town

This time I came to Lviv for some inspiration. I had to finish an article for CNN and just couldn’t stay in Kyiv, the traffic, the rush, the rhythm was killing my writing endeavors. I decided to escape to the city where everything is slower. Lviv was a good pick. I wasn’t planning anything particular,

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9 amazing must-see sights in Odesa, Ukraine (Gallery)

There is no other city like Odesa in Ukraine. And in the world too. This sea town is a unique crossroads of cultures, architectures and cuisines. “Saint Petersburg on the sea”, “Northern Palmira”, “Ukrainian Paris”, whatever angle you choose it will not describe the true essence of Odesa. It is just unlike any other city

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Autumn walk down the Andriyivsky Uzviz in Kyiv, Ukraine (Gallery)

Andriyivsky Uzviz is one of the symbols of Kyiv. Its “Montmartre” some would say. It’s true that this street is an embodiment of the old Kyiv, last relict of the long-gone days of the Ukrainian capital. Let me take you on an autumn walk down the iconic Andriyivsky Uzviz. Check other A-Z Kyiv Guide articles:  Things

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TOP 5 best vegetarian restaurants in Kyiv, Ukraine

Every year more and more vegetarian restaurants open in Kyiv to the delight of local green food aficionados and foreigners alike. Ukrainian capital boasts some cool places to eat the finest vegetarian meals. From trendy smoothie variations to fruit markets to green burgers, here are the 5 best vegetarian restaurants in Kyiv! 1. Green 13

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11 old doors of Uzhhorod in Ukraine (Gallery)

Once I wandered around Uzhhorod taking pictures of beautiful old doors here and there. Why doors? They witnessed years of the turbulent history of this border city. Baroque doors, Secessionist doors, Functionist doors, they are the architectural reflections of the change of times. Check out my article about 5 reasons to visit Uzhgorod Thank you for

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8 best Kyiv viewpoints with amazing panoramas (in PICTURES)

In this article, you will find information on where to find the best Kyiv viewpoints. Kyiv has it all to be a city with great views: a river, a hilly setting and beautiful surroundings. The views Ukrainian capital offers are nice during all seasons of the year, during the night and during the day. Let

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Things to see in Kyiv: TOP 11 amazing sights and where to find them

In this article, you will find a list of TOP 11 amazing things to see in Kyiv! A-Z Kyiv Guide is a series of articles to give you the best tips for traveling to the Ukrainian capital Ukrainian capital stands out from the rest of big European cities in its uniqueness. Kyiv boasts a great

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