Our Year in Ukraine – Lutsk!

Our Year in Ukraine – Lutsk!

In Ukraine, seasons are 3 months. The beginning of March, the 1st, marks the first day of spring. This also was the beginning of our time in Lutsk. Lutsk is a city in the North Western region of Ukraine, and the cent...

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A walk among the Gypsies – or should I say dance!

A walk among the Gypsies – or should I say dance!

The Gypsy people as they are commonly know, more properly as the Roma people, live throughout Europe, but nowhere are they more prevalent than in Romania. Especially in the little hook of Transylvania where their tradit...

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Our Year in Ukraine –  Chernivtsi Part II

Our Year in Ukraine – Chernivtsi Part II

Our second month in Chernivtsi flew by ! February is a short month and it seemed to fly by while we were busy having the time of our lives. February we continued to dance along side the Bukovinian State Ensemble 5 da...

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Our Year in Ukraine – Chernivtsi

Our Year in Ukraine – Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi is now our newest home and we love it ! This beautiful city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper part of the River Prut, and part of the historical region and capital of Bukovina. We settled into Ch...

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Our Year in Ukraine – December in Lviv !

Our Year in Ukraine – December in Lviv !

The square sparkles and shines with beautiful decorations and twinkling lights. There is an ice rink where people can skate, and a market full of locals and tourists. Everyone is festive, wandering and sipping on mulled ...

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Our Year in Ukraine – Kyiv Part II

Our Year in Ukraine – Kyiv Part II

Just a toe, heel, 123, tynok and train ride away, and here we are! Hello Lviv! Leaving Kyiv was bitter sweet. We all came together here, and this is where our journey and adventure began. If you’re experienced wi...

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Our year in Ukraine – Kyiv

Our year in Ukraine – Kyiv

Seven of us, six from Canada and one from the United states, have taken the plunge, moved across an ocean to immerse ourselves in the country our families travelled from many years ago. Our history and culture begins her...

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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 Ukrainian ...

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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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