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Big, diverse and largely undiscovered, Ukraine is one of Europe’s last genuine travel frontiers, a nation rich in colourful tradition, warm-hearted people and off-the-map experiences.
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Ukrainian migrants need help getting to their new homes - here’s how you can help
Apr 27, 2022 • 2 Min read
How to download Lonely Planet's Ukrainian phrasebook for free
Apr 5, 2022 • 2 Min read
Whether you're responding to help those in need or just curious about Ukrainian language and culture, here's how to download our phrasebook for free.
Art and Culture
The Smithsonian joins the fight to save and preserve Ukraine's cultural heritage
Mar 11, 2022 • 5 Min read
Added to growing list of horrors facing Ukraine and its people is the problem of what will happen to its cultural heritage as Russian forces invade the country.
Sightseers will fly over Chernobyl to mark the disaster's 35th anniversary
Apr 22, 2021 • 2 Min read
Passengers can look down on Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine and the abandoned city of Pripyat.
Chernobyl is seeking Unesco World Heritage status
Dec 23, 2020 • 2 Min read
Chernobyl is seeking recognition from Unesco in hopes that being included on the organisation’s World Heritage list will lure more visitors and bring in…
How to spend a perfect weekend in Kyiv
Dec 19, 2019 • 4 Min read
A colourful maze of hilly streets, with golden-domed cathedrals Kyiv is one of Europe's most atmospheric cities. Here's how to spend two great days there.
Spotlight on: skiing in Ukraine’s Carpathians this winter
Nov 20, 2019 • 4 Min read
From top-notch mega resorts to cosy villages with only a few tracks, here are the best options for skiing in the Carpathians this winter.
Wildlife & Nature
Meet the very good dogs of Chernobyl on a social impact tour
Nov 13, 2019 • 2 Min read
If you'd love to spend time with animals-in-need, actively helping them in a sustainable and cruelty-free way, the Dogs of Chernobyl programme in Ukraine is…
Chernobyl’s Reactor No. 4 control room is open to the public for the first time
Oct 9, 2019 • 2 Min read
Ukraine has opened the control room of Chernobyl reactor four to the public for the first time but visitors must wear a hazmat suit to enter and and be…
Entering the dragon’s lair: a tour of Chornobyl
Jun 10, 2019 • 5 Min read
A two-hour drive north of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv lies the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, site of the worst nuclear accident ever recorded and recently back…
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