The monastery where King Daniel prayed
Today we will lead you along the paths that King Daniel of Galich and bishops with metropolitans, European monarchs and Kiev street children, Prussian soldiers and rural schoolchildren walked along.…

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The most dangerous bridges in the world where tourists should be careful
Bridges are almost the first engineering structures created by mankind. Here you can recall at least the ancient Roman aqueducts, which in fact were also bridges, and even have survived…

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Where to go on May holidays 2018
We offer 5 ideal places where you can relax on a budget and enjoy quality. May 1 in Ukraine celebrate labor day. To ensure the rational use of working time…

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fashion shows

How to eat snails, or why Transcarpathians need French delicacies

The opening of the first snail farm in Transcarpathia in Nizhny Selishte made a fuss – the ubiquitous journalists, curious tourists, and those who were “annoyed” reached out for it: why does a person seriously cultivate what can be gathered enough in the vineyards after rain. In a word, the farm has become both a “discovery” and a “highlight”, and already an “integral part” of the region, because you don’t feed the Transcarpathians with bread, and don’t take away the opportunity to be “not like everyone else”.

Farmer Mikhail Demyan became interested in French delicacy four years ago. Friends brought from abroad, gave a try and hinted at opening a case. At first hesitated, because the production of snails in Ukraine is not yet widespread. Therefore, Mikhail had to acquire all the knowledge regarding their care and maintenance abroad, in European countries. He visited the farms of Poland, Romania, Moldova and Cyprus and took a chance – he started a business in Transcarpathia. Continue reading

Two decades at Lemkovo Vatra

For almost two decades, one event in the Ternopil region has been collecting 20-30 thousand visitors from year to year. This is the All-Ukrainian festival of Lemkovo culture “Dzvoni Lemkivschini”, which its participants often call the “Lemkovo Vatra”.

GOING TO FEEL THE SPIRIT OF ANCESTORS

Probably, for the first time in recent years, so many guests from abroad came here to the forest tract Bichova on the border of the Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, immediately after the regional center of Monastyrysk, that the festival can safely be called “international”.

The chairman of the Ternopil regional society “Lemkovschina”, Alexander Vengrinovich, agrees with this thesis. He is an ethnic Lemko, one of the initiators and organizers of the festival. Continue reading

Shukhov Tower
Today's "Point on the map" is indicated by a remarkable piece of engineering art of the early twentieth century - one of the surviving towers of Shukhov in Nikolaev The…

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Budget weekend in Prague
Yes, it sounds corny, but Prague is a fairy tale. And there are people who love her the most. Despite Paris, Amsterdam or Rome. And how to describe this magic?…

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Lemurian Lake: an unusual story of popularity
The unique Lemurian lake in the south of the Kherson region has recently attracted more and more tourists - with the unusual pink color of the water, from which it…

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Spring tourism
Transcarpathia is preparing to meet the "invasion" of tourists who want to enjoy the views with flowers. An incredible saffron has already blossomed in Transcarpathia. In the snow, far from…

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