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i probably come from london
seems trains are cheapest at least from kiev...poland?
ryanair is usually cheap to poland etc
this is rhe best gathering 3 weeks food and living and tuition 210 euro
20 july to 10 august but there are other times too
if you can help me with cheapest route from london..or central europe
I'll be taking the train #94 from Odessa to Minsk tomorrow and I was wondering if there is a restaurant car or should I bring my own food..?
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Feodosia's own Golden Beach has just been rated among the best 5 beaches in Ukraine. Its clean water, gold-colored sand and lack of large crowds were highlighted as the most important features that went into issuing Golden Beach such praise.
Hi for all ,
I am planing to visit Ukraine in begining of september 2013 , my plan is to visit Lviv , Kiev ,Odessa and others places for 3 weeks .
Fo apply my ukrainian visa , i need voucher or invitation from particular person in Ukrainia , i have not an idea how i could get voucher , and i have not ukrainians friends who could send me it .
I know it is not easy to do it , but may be someone could help ..i will pay all fees for that , could teach you french , and cook for you tasty of my local foods , also could send you the same if you want visit my country .
thanks in advance .
A lost Tatar hoard of silver coins, found about six years ago in the forest on the mountain Tepe-Oba, has been recognized as not only the largest such find in the Crimea, but also the entire country. Over 6 kg of 16th century coins have been recovered from an ancient earthen vessel and are now being housed and cataloged in Feodosia.
Does anybody know when the buses between Lutsk in western Ukraine and Lublin in Poland depart and arrive. .There is info on the Lublin to Lutsk service but it is very hard to find info on the Lutsk to Lublin service.Thanks
I´m going to Yalta on Crimea in early August.
Can anyone tell me, if there are calmer, remote beaches around Yalta, which are not totally overrun by the crowds?
Second question: since I want to continue from Crimea to Odessa, I´m looking for a good way to go.
What is the best way to go from let´s say Simferopol to Odessa? Is there a ferry option, too?
Thanks for advice!
Hi there, me and friend have just completed a trip from the Southern Ukraine into Romania, there is some information on buses in the Lonely Planet in Southern Ukraine, but very little anywhere or on the internet for over the border travel, so I just thought i'd share some of our experiences (which were successful!) with the forum.
We travelled from the UK (London Luton) to Kiev on Wizz Air, with the aim of coming back from Bucharest (Romania) on Blue Air to the same airport, we only wanted to travel in one direction without needing to go back to major centres for connecting services.
We had a couple of days in Kiev and then took the overnight train to Odessa which takes just over 9 hours. You can book this online prior to your departure to the Ukraine, as there is an English language version of the Ukrainian Railways Website which is very useful. After you’ve booked, the websit... more »
are there any nice beaches in or around Odesa which are easyly reached by public transport ?
Will they be veeeery crowded in July ? Chairs for rent ??
Any tips on beaches in Odesa ? thanks heinoo
(I'm posting this question on both the Ukraine and Georgia forums so don't be surprised if you see it twice...)
I'm planning on travelling from the Baltic Sea to the Caspian Sea, starting in Lithuania in late August and ending in Azerbaijan (going through Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia and Armenia) and I'm wondering what is the best way to go from Ukraine (around Sebastopol probably) to Georgia. I guess, geographically speaking, it would be to go through Russia but it means getting a Russian visa, which is apparently quite a hassle, and I'm not even sure it's possible to cross the border between Russia and Georgia.
So, if somebody has some ideas on the best (and not too expensive) way to go from Ukraine to Georgia, I would be very interested in hearing (or reading) them. I know that UKRferry used to have a ferry between Kerch and Poti but, according to their website it has been suspe... more »
Thanks to you I am enjoying myself here in Europe in destinations members have recommended. Now for another one...I am supposed to meet my girlfriend in Eastern Europe when she hopefully arrives on the 15th of this month. Because she is Russian, I was thinking to take her to Ukraine, but there are other places to consider obviously-but I have been to most of them. The reasons why I am asking you this is because of both your feedback and the fact that only Lonely Planet provides information on Ukraine, which means that I dont get a 2nd travel guide opinion, like Rough Guides as an example. So, if you have been to Chernivtsi and\or especially Odessa, do you describe either or both of these places as attractive cities or this is not at all the reasons why to visit them? Is Chernivtsi anywhere near as attractive as Lviv, which I have been to? Is Odessa mostly a place to rathe... more »
I'm at the moment doing my last preparations for a trip to Kiev with the aim of seeing Chernobyl and the Exclusion zone, that is, deciding what to pack and what to leave at home....
Now, this might seem like a rather impolite question - but in general - are the people working in the check-outs from Exclusion zone honest people?? What are the risk of a really good (professional) Nikon camera being "contaminated" and hence not allowed to leave the zone - but in reality stolen???? I've experienced quite a lot of attempted scams, and is a bit wary, but this is something that it's really hard to protect oneself against, other than NOT bringing that precious camera.
In some places I get the feeling that people in general are really honest, in others not so much... Have had really good experiences in other Eastern European places, so I hope this is just me being silly... O... more »
Hello - I am making arrangements to travel to the eastern part of Europe for a month around the beginning of July (9th) and departing around the beginning of August (6th). That is roughly 26-28 days spent within the region. I was wondering if I can get some advise for a proper itinerary. So far I have the following:
Arrive (July 10th)
- Kiev - 3 days
- Lviv - 3 days
- Kracow - 3 days
- Prague - 3 days
- Vienna - 2 days
- Bratislava - 2 days
- Kamyanets-Podilsky - 2 days
- Odessa - 2 days
- Kiev - 1 day
Obviously none of this includes travel time in between the cities. For travel I plan to use the train. What do you guys suggest I add or omit from the trip? I will be traveling by myself and just have very basic Russian. I would like to experience the non city side of the countries if possible (mountain biking at the Carpathian, maybe see some fun fes... more »
I'm thinking of Chernobyl trip and I'm searching for any opinions and impressions. Has anybody visited Chernobyl?
I think this is the time of year whePeninsulan many people think of going to the Crimean peninsula, and partying in Kazantip.
Hopefully, the following might give you a representation of what you might find/ experience if you decide to go, and help make your travel plans.
Sex, Drugs, and Partying in Kazantip
If you go, have fun! hope this serves you.
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