"Sea" vacation ... away from the sea
EAST, TO BLUE LAKES The Elizavetovsky pit of the Man-made Blue Lakes in Ukraine cannot be counted: there are both in the Kiev region, and in the Cherkasy, Kirovograd, Zhytomyr…

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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",…

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Life of mini sculptures
Not one excursion in Uzhgorod omits mini-sculptures that harmoniously fit into the landscape of the city. Uzhhorod is the smallest regional center in Ukraine. Maybe this was the incentive for…

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locals didn’t even

What do Vinnitsa dungeons hide?

A monk’s ghost was photographed here, artifacts left by the townspeople and conquerors for four centuries are still found. They also talk about dangerous sea graves and Nazi forgotten treasures and military secrets. They also suggest that the dungeons stretch for many kilometers out of town. What really is there, nobody knows for certain, because despite episodic attempts to investigate them, no one has yet created even a reliable scheme of their location.

The last surge of interest in the Vinnitsa underground world occurred in March, when a failure occurred in the courtyard of the former Dominican monastery, and today the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral of the UOC, which opened the passage to the eighteen-meter underground passage with a stone arch. Therefore, they started talking about the Vinnitsa “catacombs” again, in particular, as a potentially attractive attraction for tourists. So far, you can get on a tour only in the mysterious basement of the former Capuchin monastery. As for the future of the remaining dungeons, it remains uncertain. Continue reading

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 is impossible to look away, especially at sunset, and its medicinal properties, for which people come here to be treated for skin diseases, nervous, cardiovascular systems, musculoskeletal system and the like. Ukrinform wrote earlier about the pink lake phenomenon. But being in the sunny Kherson region and getting to know the locals who are now actively taking tourists, we could not help but wonder how it all started? The story, it turns out, is unique – in it miraculously intertwines legends, happy chance, human industriousness and perseverance.

There was a village in the Tavrian steppe …

The mysterious Kherson lake, known for its healing properties, has always attracted tourists. But for those who wanted to swim in the lake there was one problem – where to stay? After all, it is located directly in the steppe, 100 km from Kherson and seven from the nearest village Grigorovki of the Chaplinsky district. It is this village today that is experiencing wonderful metamorphoses due to the influx of vacationers. Continue reading

"Come back to sleep"
The life of Kharkiv Yuriy Ignatov is like a dream - outlandish corners of the world, funny companies and colorful photos. He made travels not only his hobby, but also…

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Serednyansky cellars - a place where Transcarpathian wine glory is cherished
Serednyansky cellars are still one of the main places in the list of "must see" in Transcarpathia, here the wines of the only state winery that today work and produce…

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Kayaking on the Lower Dnieper Fills
Today, the bulk of the unsinked floodplains is preserved in the Kherson region, on the Lower Dnieper: from the Kakhovka dam to the Dnieper estuary. If you want to spend…

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by the Mediterranean that are worth a visit
Specialized magazine National Geographic named the most underrated tourist destinations in the Mediterranean basin, which are definitely worth a visit. As the newspaper notes, traditionally cities such as Rome or…

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