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Aktove canyon is one of the most unique and beautiful places in Ukraine. It starts near Petropavlovka village and extends along twisting channel of Mertvovod River on the territory of Voznesensk region in Mykolayiv oblast. This natural phenomenon, which has no analogues in Europe, is similar to the famous North America canyons by its geological characteristics and landscapes. Aktove canyon impresses tourists with breathtaking views. At sunrises, the canyon rocks` color turns to peach pink, which can serve as an explanation of Aktove canyon`s second name – “The Devil`s Valley”.

Ternopil is one of the largest cities of Western Ukraine. This is a cozy, incredibly green city with a laid-back, relaxed and almost European feel. Ternopil region has a bright history and a plethora of interesting natural, historical and architectural sights, which makes it rather popular travel destination of Western Ukraine.

Richard the Lionheart`s Castle is a poetized name of building No 15 on the famous Andriyivsky Descent in Kyiv. This architectural monument of XIX century, designed according to British gothic style, is one of the most romantic, beautiful and mysterious buildings of Ukrainian capital. Richard the Lionheart`s Castle is steeped with many mystic stories and legends.

The current era of business is not the one of large corporate monopolies but startups innovating for the better of society. It's well-known that three out of four startups fail, but there are also those that change the way ordinary people go about their daily lives. Startups are taking over and these five unhackneyed Ukrainian startups really stand out.

Lakes showcase some of water's most alluring qualities, from mesmerizing ripples and mirror-like reflections to crystalline clarity.  Ukraine has hundreds of them, from tiny grass-lined ponds to massive freshwater expanses. However, some lakes simply stand out more than others.

The glorious religious architecture dominates the skyline of modern Lviv. Being a multicultural city with over 700-year history, Lviv boasts a great number of religious buildings which are considered the masterpieces of the architectural craft. Armenian Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is without any doubt one of the most interesting among all the sacral buildings in the city.

Lviv gets exceptionally busy in summer. The city  hosts numerous festivals and art events as well as offers an impressive variety of fun and exciting activities to try out during the season. However, in case you want to take a break from all the hustle that fills the downtown  and enjoy a short pleasant trip outside the city, «Destinations» gathered together the list of beautiful places around Lviv for the best weekend.

With its numerous green parks, beautiful fountains, fascinating sculptures and cozy streets, Kiev is a perfect place for loving couples. This amazing city offers plenty of romantic places for any taste. Let us find out where to go in order to find the best dating spots in Kiev.

Lively Kiev attracts all kinds of travelers. Those who start discovering Ukraine from its capital or just decided to step by should check out the top 3 hostels in Kiev center that will make the stay in the Ukrainian capital bright and fun!

Kyiv being the capital of Ukraine and the business center of the country houses many business communities. These communities provide thorough support for entrepreneurs to form a solid base for businesses and their successful development. Let us take a closer look at the list of the most popular business communities in Kyiv.

August is the hottest summer month and also the peak of the summer vacations season in Ukraine. The list of travel options to choose from during this month seems almost endless. «Destinations» gathered together some of the most exciting travel destinations in Ukraine to visit in August.

In summertime, lots of people prefer calm relaxation on a beach in a chaise lounge with a cocktail. But there are also many lovers of active water amusements, who like beach sport games and enjoy riding on waterslides. Destinations rounds up some places with the best water activities in Kyiv.

Lviv is home to some of Ukraine’s most beautiful structures. Some are old, some are incredibly old and some are ultra modern. Lviv’s architecture is full of strange, weird, cool and wonderful buildings, which you can discover in our article.

Ukraine is a gift for any traveler and it has numerous destinations to explore. Besides famous touristic sights, Ukraine can also offer less-known but still exciting travel places worth visiting. Let`s take a look at the list of some of the most beautiful places of Ukraine, where one can go for impressions.

Besarabsky market, which is also called “Besarabka” by Kyiv dwellers, is one of the largest and oldest markets of Ukrainian capital. Nowadays, it is a roofed space, located in the very heart of Kyiv on the west part of famous Khreschatyk street. Besarabsky market is known for the high prices as well as for the highest quality of products. Let us consider some interesting facts about the history of Besarabka.

Two seas, splendid mountains and full-flowing rivers are not the only natural sights in Ukraine to be proud of. There is one more place on Ukrainian land that makes the picture complete. Oleshkivsky Sands is a unique spot indeed!

Google and the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture have digitized seven open-air museums in different parts of the country and launched “Museums of Ukraine under the open sky” special website.  The website offers exiting 3D tours which allow to make a virtual journey and learn more about Ukraine’s history and its vernacular  architecture.

Ivano-Frankivsk is often considered only as a gateway to the Carpathian Mountains by many tourists. However, this pearl of Western Ukraine has to offer many interesting sights to have a look at before you head to the western peaks of Carpathians.

Back in the days cathedrals, churches and other kinds of sacral architecture determined the face and soul of the city. Dominican Church in Lviv can truly be considered one of the most treasured and beautiful architectural gem proudly dominating the skyline of this Western Ukrainian city.

Many coffee fans know that their favorite drink came to Europe from the East. But not all of them are familiar with the fact that it has been Yuriy Kulchitskiy, a Ukrainian Cossack, who taught Europeans to drink coffee. Kulchitskiy established coffee tradition in Vienna more than three centuries ago. First, Vienna dwellers showed skeptical attitude to authentic Turkish drink, especially considering long-lasting war with Turkey. 

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