My Ukrainian in-laws spend a lot of time in the village where my mother in-law’s mother live. The village is situated about 100 km south from where we live our usually city life. We go there all the time (in fact we have spent about half of 2020 there because of Corona virus – it is
A John Lennon quote goes something like this: “Life is what is happening to you while you are busy making other plans”. In 2020 in the Covid-19 time this is truer than ever. I think a lot of us had plans for 2020 that had to be modified one way or another. For me and my family this defin
It is always better to have months and months for travelling, but sometimes less can do it. We only had 4 days for our trip this time. The main goal was to visit the Tarakanovskiy Fort, an old fortress in the western part of Ukraine about 200 km from where we live. We started out a Friday night, whe
Maybe not for everyone, but for those who want adventure, Ukraine is the place to go. In the spring 2017, Monty and Natalya started a trip around Ukraine on a motorcycle.
Equipped with a tent and a camera they wanted to discover and document the sights outside the major cities, because as Monty says: “On the internet you can find material about Kiev, Odessa and L’viv in English, but that´s just about it”.
Monty (originally from Kansas in USA) is an electrician by trade, and a very enthusiastic motorcyclist, Natalya is a Ukrainian travel journalist.
By the end of 2017, the product of their journey was ready, a smartphone app available in English, Ukrainian and Russian, about a lot of famous as well as unknown interesting sights all over Ukraine.