Ukraine, located at the crossroads of Central Europe and Eastern Europe, offers a diverse
experience just like its varied culture and history. This former Soviet Socialist state has successfully emerged out of the shadows of its powerful neighbor Russia, however, the latter still plays a critical role in the dynamics of Ukraine. The country is still going through massive demographic and political changes. Ukraine's tourism potential and hospitality was first experienced on a large scale during the 2012 football Euro Cup.
The breathtaking natural landscape
coupled with the burgeoning nightlife and entertainment scene
attracts many a tourists to Ukraine. Quaint alleys, mesmerizing art and culture and luxurious ski-towns and resorts offer ample opportunity for the visitors to explore this beautiful European land. The country is also much acclaimed for its cultural heritage and love for the arts, making people from all parts of the world flock to Ukraine.
Ukraine is located in the Eastern Europe and is bordered by Russia in the east, Belarus in the northwest, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary in the west and Romania and Moldova to the southwest.
Ukraine experiences a temperate continental climate
characterized by cold winters and warm summers
with precipitation at various times of the year. Ukrainian is spoken by the majority of the locals while the population in eastern and southern Ukraine mostly speak Russian.
The country's capital Kiev
and the Black Sea resort city of Odessa
are already on the global tourist map. The Coastal city of Odessa is renowned for its nightlife while Crimea is a favourite Russian resort destination. The Carpathian Mountains offer brilliant ski-towns and resorts. Kiev offers plenty of insight in the functioning of Ukraine and eastern cities of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk are still very much cluttered with soviet era buildings. The western city of Lviv
resembles like any central European city.
There is wide variety of cuisine and gastronomic delights and the nightlife hotspots are gaining popularity. Ukraine, despite its struggles, is very European country in feel. The people are very hospitable and the sights and sounds of this country are very refreshing.
Ukraine, located at the crossroads of Central Europe and Eastern Europe, offers a diverse experience just like its varied culture and history. This former Soviet Socialist state has s...