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Save money for seeing the sights or enjoying a good dinner with a stay at one of the best hostels in Kyiv. Tripadvisor, global travel resource, names the best Kyiv hostels according to its readers’ reviews.

Take a relaxing short break or book a fun weekend getaway to unwind and enjoy yourself! Lviv region offers many options for fun and exciting short trips. Castles, artisan farms, extreme sports, spa pampering - the choice is yours! «Destinations» rounds up most popular options for holiday getaways from Lviv.

Kyiv, being centrally located and enjoying the developed transport infrastructure, offers what seems like an endless list of options for holiday getaways and out-of-town short trips. «Destinations» rounds up the most popular options for fun and exciting tours to take from Kyiv.

These days Christmas trees in major cities around the world became the fantastic displays of creativity, featuring thousands of electric lights, whimsical decorations and interactive play of colors and textures. «Destinations» rounds up some of 2016’s most over-the-top Christmas trees around the world.

Named as the best ethno hotel of Ukraine in 2016 by Ukrainian Hospitality Awards, Stara Pravda Hotel in the Carpathians awes its numerous guests with traditional interior design and breathtaking vistas over the mountains.

Klavdievo Christmas decorations factory follows the traditions of manufacturing glass Christmas tree decorations for many decades. Founded in 1948, a small factory processed glass for medical purposes. Later, it turned into the largest manufacturer of Christmas products in Eastern Europe.

Unusual tours became very popular among Ukrainians and tourists visiting the country. To experience something new and create unique memories, local agencies offer a great variety of unusual tours and excursions. Among the most popular in Kyiv are the so called shooting or military tours.

Fast train «Intercity +» from Kyiv to Lviv will change its final destination to Polish border town of Przemyśl (Poland). This was recently announced by «Ukrzaliznytsya» (National Railway Company) CEO Voitseh Balchun.

From pre-Christian times, the holiday of Christmas celebrated on the winter solstice was the one that linked the visible and invisible world and opened windows into dimensions – those inhabited by spirits and ancestors of the family. 

No doubt, Kyiv is a really romantic city. With its green parks, shady alleys, the Dnipro River and cozy cafes Kyiv is the best place for a date with a girl. We picked for you the best romantic places in the city.

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The first International Hospitality Awards was held by HOTELIERO Club on December 5th, 2016 at InterContinental Kyiv Hotel.  HOTELIERO Club have been organizing Ukrainian Hospitality Awards since 2011. 

InterContinental Kyiv, located close to the Christmas Fair at St. Michael's and St. Sophia's Square, has prepared special offers for its guests for an unforgettable New Year's celebration.

New Year and Christmas holidays are the perfect time to try something new. Why not to plan a trip to Kyiv? If the heart needs fresh emotions and, at the same time, warmth and care – stay at "11 Mirrors"!

An incredible atmosphere of Luxury and comfort is waiting for you in the state-of-art international Hilton Hotel Network.

Premier Palace, the most beautiful and romantic hotel in Kiev, invites you to celebrate a fabulous New Year's Eve in its luxury apartments!

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New Year and especially Christmas are the most popular and beloved holidays in Lviv. Both have a long history and a special set of traditions and rituals, all of which allow to explore unique Ukrainian cultural identity that miraculously survived on the outskirts of modern Europe. 

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Google Office in Ukraine reported on launching «Digital Makeover of Ivano-Frankivsk Region» new and exciting project. This is an ambitious and innovative program which combines a number of various projects aiming at transforming this western Ukrainian region into an attractive travel destination.

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With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to discover new places and enjoy every moment of holiday season.

New Year and especially Christmas are most popular and most beloved holidays in Ukraine. Both have a long history and a special set of traditions and rituals, all of which allow to explore a unique Ukrainian cultural identity that miraculously survived on the outskirts of modern Europe.

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Odessa is truly magnificent city and has what it seems like endless number of attractions to visit. A traveler who arrives to Odessa for the first time might be overwhelmed with the number of historical landmarks and tourist attractions in this southern Ukrainian city. Let «Destinations» point you in the direction of the most beautiful sacral buildings in Odessa.

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