Dreaming of a Ukrainian Christmas

Dreaming of a Ukrainian Christmas

The dreadful days have come. Summer ended. School started. The leaves are changing color in a hurry to welcome winter, and we are here starting to count the days until Christmas. 95 days to be exact. Although Ukrainia...

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Around the World on Cobblestones – My 2017 journey of inspiration

Around the World on Cobblestones – My 2017 journey of inspiration

Today I am leaving the city of Kyiv, Ukraine to fly back to Canada after four months of travels and it is definitely with mixed feelings. People always ask me, “how many weeks do you travel per year”? Ha! There is no...

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Ukrainian Dance Workshop Tour- 2017

Ukrainian Dance Workshop Tour- 2017

This past June, I had the amazing opportunity to join Cobblestone Freeway on their Ukrainian Dance Workshop Tour. I had longed to go on this tour for many years, but there was always some obstacle in the way that prevent...

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MUST READ: Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival Wows Lviv

MUST READ: Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival Wows Lviv

I am so happy about the success of this 2nd Annual International Ukrainian Dance & Culture Festival in Lviv, Ukraine that took place over the weekend.  Not only did all the guests from around the world have a wonder...

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10 Reasons to visit the Balkans

10 Reasons to visit the Balkans

1. History The Balkans have some of the oldest cities in Europe. The city of Zadar, which will be on our Balkan Journeys tour this September, is one of them. Dating back to 9 BC, you will be able to see some of the ol...

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Coffee & Cobblestone – Lviv 2017

Coffee & Cobblestone – Lviv 2017

I guess in a way it started over 100 years ago when my ancestors came to Canada. They came with few possessions, a foreign language, and a dream for a better life. A life of freedom from oppression. They worked hard a...

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Brazil

Brazil

It’s 3:30am and I’ve just eaten a hardboiled egg, some sausage and a thick piece of bread. If you think any of this sounds normal, then there’s a good chance you are Ukrainian. (Full disclosure: although I’d lik...

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VIDEO BLOG: Dive into South American culture with a trip to Brazil and Argentina

VIDEO BLOG: Dive into South American culture with a trip to Brazil and Argentina

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTpSQzeTN8U[/embed] Cobblestone Freeway Tours founder Vincent Rees is leading a culturally immersive experience to sunny South America in February, 2018. Experience the big cities...

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