Тур Яготин-Богданівка-Березова Рудка

Тур Яготин-Богданівка-Березова Рудка

Одноденний тур з Києва у Яготин, Богданівку та Березову Рудку – один із найкращих маршрутів, який дає неймовірне творче натхнення, сили жити, боротися і творити. Неймовірна історія життя сільської художниці-самоуки Катерини Білокур, якою захоплювався Пабло Пікассо не залишає байдужими нікого. А талант Тараса Шевченка у Яготині та Березовій Рудці розкривається новими барвами. Зазвичай на цьому маршруті немає натовпів туристів, тому можна насолоджуватися затишною атмосферою малих міст та сіл. А їздити можна в будь-яку пору року – кожен місяць дарує відвідувачам…

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Secrets of Ancient Trypillian culture in Ukraine

Secrets of Ancient Trypillian culture in Ukraine

The best museum, dedicated to the unique ancient Trypillian culture, is situated in Lehedzyne village, Cherkasy region (230 km south of Kyiv). The Trypillian culture existed during the Neolithic and Eneolithic periods in Ukraine, Moldova, and Romania from the 6th to the 3rd millennium BC. It was formed and existed before the Sumerian civilization and Ancient Egypt. We do not know what the Trypillians called themselves. The name “Trypillian” derives from the village of Trypillia in the Kyiv region, where…

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Live Stream Tours from Kyiv

Live Stream Tours from Kyiv

Kyiv is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Eastern Europe and a real gem of the area, but tourists can’t visit it now due to the Russian-Ukrainian war. That’s why I invite you to see online tours around Kyiv guided in real-time. How does it work? It’s difficult to travel to Ukraine now but you can enjoy my online tours and learn lots of interesting information about Kyiv and Ukraine. During the tours, don’t hesitate to ask me…

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5 Popular Museums to See in Kyiv

5 Popular Museums to See in Kyiv

1. St. Sophia Cathedral (Sophia of Kyiv) St. Sophia Cathedral is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List. It was built by Grand Prince Yaroslav the Wise in the 11th century. In the Middle Ages it was the main cathedral of the city, the center of political, religious, and cultural life. It keeps the largest collection of mosaics and frescoes from the 11th century. The exterior was rebuilt in Ukrainian Baroque style in the 18th century, but the interior…

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TOP 5 museums on the open air in Kyiv

TOP 5 museums on the open air in Kyiv

One of the most popular questions is “What museums do you recommend to see in Kyiv”? Among others, the most popular are the museums on the open air. You can visit them all year round but the best time is from April to October. The most beautiful pictures are taken in spring with blooming flowers and in autumn with multicolored leaves. In the winter these museums have a special charm when it is snow and frost. How much does it…

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What to see in Kyiv? Five Best Cathedrals

What to see in Kyiv? Five Best Cathedrals

Kyiv is the one the most important centers of different religions including Christianity, Judaism, and other. There are about 250 temples, 49 of which have status of monuments of architecture. One can spend many days to see all churches and monasteries. Here is the list of five best cathedrals to visit in Kyiv which are known by unique architecture of different historical periods from the 11th to the 21th centuries. One of them are located on the territory of historical…

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Top 10 Amazing One-Day Tours From Kyiv

Top 10 Amazing One-Day Tours From Kyiv

Kyiv is a good start point for traveling around Ukraine. Here you can find a list of the best one-day tours which are very popular among locals. You’ll visit interesting and unique places, find out about traditions, history, culture, and art, taste traditional Ukrainian food, enjoy beautiful panoramic views. All tours are tailor-made and can be changed according to your interests and wishes. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are offered. The price depends on the number of tourists. Let’s discover Ukraine!…

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10 things to do for culture lovers in Kyiv

10 things to do for culture lovers in Kyiv

Kyiv is a lively city with an active day and nightlife. Things to do in Kyiv include concerts, theater performances, modern art galleries, historical exhibitions, cinema festivals, museums, live music, restaurants, night clubs. Cultural and modern life activity is a reason to spend some more days in Kyiv. Prices for cultural events depend on the place and performance. But I can assure you that you’ll not find such reasonable prices for high quality theater performance and classical concert anywhere than…

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Top 10 places to see in Kyiv

Top 10 places to see in Kyiv

Kyiv is a big megalopolis, a destination for tourists who like to research old history and explore modern life. As some tourists said: “I love your city, it’s very lively”. “It’s unique and not similar to other cities”. “There are so many great panoramic views”. We’ve chosen top places must see in Kyiv and feel the spirit of our city. All recommendations are based on the experience of many people.Maidan and Khreshcatyk Street. This is downtown that keeps the city’s…

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About travel blog

About travel blog

My name is Olena Goncharuk. I am a qualified tourist guide, based in Kyiv, Ukraine. I’ve been working for the tourism industry for 20 years. After getting an MA degree in History in 2002 at the university, I started to find a job. I liked history very much but it was impossible to find a job as a historian with a salary enough to survive in a big city. I already had some experience in tourism and I liked it….

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