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When the spring comes, it brings with it a lot of outdoor events, such as concerts, festivals and theatrical performances. This May Kyiv locals and its guests will be able to take part in an exciting musical event called Street Music Day, which will be held in Kyiv on May 20 for the fourth time.

One of the most influential TV channels in the world named 11 best places to visit in Ukraine. On its official web page CNN described Ukraine as home to a host of beautiful places with a great range of tourist activities. And while some regions are advised as off-limits due to separatist clashes, most of this vast country is open for business.

Ukraine can boast a wide variety of camping sites scattered all over its territory: in its thick pine forests, golden sandy beaches or at its crystal-clear mountain lakes. Such places are especially popular in summertime when a lot of Ukrainian families go on a journey across Ukraine. There are several camping sites located near Kyiv, where locals and tourists will be able to enjoy beautiful nature, swim, sunbathe, breathe fresh air, and rest from the city bustle.

A unique forest with mighty ancient oaks that date back to the 16th century has been recently discovered near Kyiv. Scientists say that forests of this age have been known to be located only in Polissya area and Carpathian Mountains so far. The discovery of the Cossack Oak Forest (the name which was given to the area) was a real surprise.

American poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau once said that the fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter ... it is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness. However, campfires are also the source of as serious danger. To avoid fires, Kyiv City Department for Parks and Forests launched an on-line interactive map of campfires permitted location.

A hotel for me means traveling, adventure and new discoveries. I like to stay in different hotels, expensive and standard ones, because each of them has its own story, which is worth knowing and experiencing. This is the story of my impressions about Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil and our conversation with its GM Nadine Fernbacher.

The biking infrastructure in Lviv still has a long way to go in order to reach the European standards, however, the cycling movement, meaning people’s desire to bike with comfort, is extremely recognizable. For cycling enthusiasts who are visiting Lviv region and would like to discover it on a bike, we round up some most popular bicycle routes near Lviv. These routes are of low to medium difficulty level and will be great options for cyclists who are able to ride 60-100 km a day without much effort.

Lviv has recently developed its own vibrant cycle scene. The biking infrastructure still has a long way to go in order to reach European standards. However, the cycling movement, meaning people’s desire to bike in style and with comfort is extremely recognizable. For those who are visiting Lviv for a couple of days and would like to discover it on a bike, we round up some useful information about renting a Bike in Lviv.

Odessa Aquaparks

09.05.17

Odessa has become the Mecca for tourists from all over the world, thanks to its beautiful nature, and numerous golden beaches located along the Black Sea coast. However, these are not the only tourist attractions that make this place so popular. Several amazing aquaparks can also be added to numerous treasures of this resort city.

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Ukraine is a beautiful country that boasts a supreme geographical position, rich culture and authentic interesting traditions. The country can offer numerous places to visit for the most experienced travelers. There are ski resorts in the West and sandy beaches in the South, modern cities and traditional villages, well preserved historical relics and nature landmarks all over this vast country.

Back in the days cathedrals, churches and other kinds of sacral architecture determined the face and soul of the city. Lviv, being a multicultural city with over 700-year history, boasts a great number of religious buildings which are considered the masterpieces of the architectural craft. Sadly, during long and gruesome years of Soviet oppression many of the churches and cathedrals have been intentionally destroyed or suffered greatly. These days Lviv tries its best at restoration numerous temples to their former glory.

May is a perfect month for numerous outdoor activities, such as hiking, canoeing, hunting, rafting, yachting, playing water sports, horseback riding, and picnics. But if you have only several days for a family recreation, there are a lot of interesting places, where you can have a picnic with your family and friends. We offer you the most popular places for a picnic in Kyiv, where you will be able to spend some time in the open air and even cook shish-kebabs and other mouthwatering dishes on the charcoal grill.

Buky Canyon remains one of the hidden gems of Ukraine and one of its most beautiful natural wonders. Located in the heart of Ukraine, about 180 km away from Kyiv and 30 km away from Zhashkiv, this is relatively small, approximately 5 km (or 3 miles) long, 20 m (22 yd.) deep and anywhere from 20 to 40 m wide canyon that attracts numerous travelers.

Kyiv Water Fund has recently created an interactive map of Kyiv's public toilets. The map helps to find public toilet facilities in city. The interactive map of Kyiv public restrooms is the first database of all the facilities of this kind ever created in Ukraine by governmental institution.

Kyiv Metro is the fastest and most popular means of transport in the city, it is also one of the cheapest. The city’s Metro is always crowded, so sometimes it takes rather long time to purchase a single-use ticket at the ticket-office or at the ticket-machine. In order to reduce the lines and make transportation more pleasant,  Kyiv subway administration has recently announced that from now on, passengers can pay for their transpiration using a regular bank credit cards like Visa PayWave or Mastercard PayPass.

Zalishchyky is a picturesque town located on the Dnister River in the southern part of the Ternopil Region in western Ukraine. It was a thriving resort destination and administrative centre of what was then Poland, prior to the WW2.

Kyiv is a real treasure of architectural monuments and beautiful landscapes attracting more and more tourists from all over the world year after year. However, there are a lot of other interesting places, which Ukrainians and guests of the country can visit to have a good time and learn more about Ukraine during May holidays, celebrated in Ukraine.

Odessa is attracting tourists from all over the world by its outstanding beauty and wealth of culture and history. This charming seacoast city is full of interesting places to visit, from famous tourist points to almost secret locations, known only by very experienced travelers. Let`s consider some of the best sights in Odessa.

Lysa Gora (Bald Mountain) is known as one of the most mysterious places in Kyiv. Numerous legends and scary stories are told about events, which took place here in different periods of history. Let us consider some facts and myths about Lysa Gora to find out why this place has such a mystical reputation.

Kyiv is considered to be one of the best tourist attractions. And all this is not without reason. This capital city is famous for its immortal monuments of architecture, unfading beauty and unchanged traditions of hospitality. And if you have decided to visit Kyiv in May, you may be sure that you have made the right choice because you will be able to behold its charming beauty to the fullest. There are numerous places of interest, which you can visit during your stay in this green city.

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