Samohonka – Ukrainian Home-Brew

 Written by- Vincent Rees   Also know as Samohonka, Horilka or home-brew is the nectar of many a rural social gathering in Ukraine, Croatia and throughout the Slavic world. But beyond being relegated to a ...

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Why Travel to Ukraine?

You may have heard people say different things about this country - 'If you go to Ukraine - you'll just be wasting your precious time, there's nothing interesting there' Every season is the same - even in the spring ...

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Western Ukraine in 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Western Ukraine in 2015

Storks, Sunflowers Flowers and the Carpathian Mountains Ukraine’s spring and summer beauty is undeniable. The white storks have returned from their winter homes in Africa, fields of sunflowers are at their full splend...

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The Last Hutsul Musical Magician

The Last Hutsul Musical Magician

High on a mountaintop in the Carpathian Mountains of Western Ukraine lies the small village of Bukovets. The rolling hills are green and echo the sound of cowbells in the distance.  The old wooden church of the Hutsul ...

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