The human fossils represent the oldest direct evidence of the presence of modern humans in far southeastern Europe.
Ukrainian billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky, reported owner of at least half the country’s aviation industry, is looking to expand his business empire into Europe, a Danish newspaper has revealed. The Borsen newspaper, who have labelled Kolomoisky as the “mystery Ukraine billionaire” is set to buy the Cimber Sterling airline, a Danish no-frills, low-cost carrier. According to […]
The seven Eastern European countries that share the Carpathian Mountains have made an important deal to jointly manage the development of sustainable tourism in the region, it has been announced. Sustainable tourism is of course, fundamentally important to the region, hence the countries willingness to adopt the UN Environment Program and UNWTO-drafted Protocol on Sustainable […]
Serbia and Ukraine yesterday formalized a visa liberalization agreement between the two countries, the ITAR-TASS news agency has reported. The agreement was signed yesterday by the two countries’ foreign ministers, Vuk Jeremic of Serbia and Kostyantyn Gryshchenko. “It delights me to proclaim the new bilateral visa agreement with Serbia to ease visa restrictions between our […]
Visitors to Ukraine, particularly Kiev, will have the unique added attraction of the Kiev International Film Festival to take in. From September 15th until the 20th, Kiev will be a bit brighter than usual because of the added International stars visiting. The stars will come out to light up the Kiyv night.
The Dubai based low-cost airline Flydubai has announced its entry into the Ukrainian market with three brand new routes to Kiev, Donetsk and Khartov, beginning in September of this year. The move will expand the carrier’s network of global destinations to 40 routes across the GCC, the Levant, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Indian sub-continent. […]
In news from Ukraine, Shakhtar Donetsk just celebrated their 75th birthday with special guests pop star Rihanna and Ukrainian-born actress Milla Jovovich. The country’s top football side, Shakhtar reached the quarter finals of this year’s Champions League this year. Their new stadium packed to the rafters with 51,000 adoring fans, Saturday’s party for the team is the talk of the region.
With its virtually sub-tropical climate, its seaside location, the health-resort potential and now, with backing from the local government, the Crimea is set to become the capital of Eastern European tourism. These ambitious dreams were voiced by Vasyl Dzharty, the Prime Minister of the Crimea during a recent two day trip to Brussels and London. […]
In the first of a new series, we will take a look at one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of Eastern European travel, the river cruise. Touring Europe via river boat or barge is not new, but for those who have never experienced the continent via river, new horizons await.
While the unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan grips the world’s attention, thousands of curious tourists are converging on the Ukraine to enjoy unofficial tours of its very own disaster site, Chernobyl. This has to be the most unusual, even eerie touristic attractions imaginable.
The Russian Federation, Greece, and now Turkey apparently intend to facilitate the evacuation of Ukrainian citizens from embattled Libya. In a press announcement from First Deputy Prime Minister/Economic Development and Trade Minister Andrii Kliuev (below), some Ukrainian citizens will now leave Libya via Russian Federation transport.
Local people and visitors to Chernobyl will now be able to revisit the site of the world’s worst nuclear environmental catastrophe. Beginning last month, tours of the infamous site began to enthrall visitors there.