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Kissing the feet of a saint - Kiev, Ukraine  
   

Kissing the feet of a saint - Kiev, Ukraine

Uncovering a European Gem

September 20th 2013
Expectation is an unwelcome friend on any travel. Appearing at first to be an ally, it can undermine enjoyment of a destination, especially if expectation is too high. It is very rare to visit anywhere without any sense of expectation – but this did duly occur with my travel to Ukraine. Since my visit was organised and paid for courtesy of flydubai I did not need to research sightseeing, acco ... read more
Europe » Ukraine » Odessa

Ukrainian Flag Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kievan Rus was incorporated into the Gran... ... read more
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