Kiev/Ukraina – summing up.

The three days in Kiev were very well spent, the City is surely worth a visit. In many ways, of course, thanks to our eminent guide, Oksana. That we accidentally were there during VictoryDay we can only be grateful for.

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Day 3 – VictoryDay in Kiev

On the third day of our visit to Kiev, it was VictoryDay, a day of national celebration and fiest. The city was teeming with life from the early morniing ang all the way into the small hours. We started our […]

The Pirogovo Open-Air Museum

Typical Ukrainan farmhouses

One of the most popular museums in the Kiev area is “Pirogovo – the Museum of Ukrainian Folk Architecture, Rural Life, and Folk Art”. It is located southwest of Kiev in a picturesque setting.

With its […]

Day 2 – a trip to the Ukraina countryside

On the second day of our stay, Oksana took us on a drive through the countryside, south of Kiev.

We drove through miles upon miles of flat, fertile farmland. It was plain to see that Ukraina once had had, and […]

Three days in Kiev, Ukraine

 

This spring brought three very pleasant days in Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine, or Ukraina as the ukrainians themselves say. Purely by chance, it turned out that the third day of our visit was on the Ukrainian […]

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

 

Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Kiev Pechersk Lavra or Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery and has also given name to one of the city districts where […]

Going to Kiev, Ukraina

Day 1: A Kiev city walk

We arrived late last night, installed ourselves in the excellent apartment and went straight to bed.

The apartment is situated on the main street of Kiev, the Khreshchatyk street close to the main […]

Kiev and the Ukraine – a short history

Kiev is one of the oldest cities of Eastern Europe and is believed to have been founden in the lte 9th century

The origin of the city is obscured by legends, the most famous one is about a Slavic tribe […]

Your favorite Kiev / Ukraine Guide – Oksana Tsupko

Without a basic knowledge of the Cyrillic alphabet, a visit to Kiev (Kyjiv) or the Ukraine can be quite a challenge. There is a definite need for a guide !

A quick Google-search will produce a number of […]