Monthly Archives: December 2013

Visiting Ukraine in Winter: Is it Worth Going?

This is a guest post by Maria Kruk, an author for Kyiv.com In recent years the popularity of Ukraine as a tourist destination has grown rapidly. For instance, fans of winter sports discovered Carpathian resorts, while thousands of Europeans unveiled and enjoyed numerous sightseeing places during and after Euro 2012 Championship, held partially in Ukraine. […]

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How to Make the Most of Epiphany in Crete

Epiphany in many European countries is as important as Christmas. In fact, in orthodox churches in Greece and Russia, 6th of January is Christmas Day. In Crete, however, Epiphany is called Theofania or Fota and is important because it is a day for blessing the waters – clearly something of prime interest to an island. […]

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Prepare for your holidays- 4 Simple Tips

In the midst of all the pre-holiday excitement it’s easy to forget the important things. These are usually things that would never normally cross your mind, and if you’re like me, you’re far too concerned with whether you’ve packed your straighteners, or whether your shoes are going to poke a hole in your suitcase! Despite […]

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