Day Trips, featured

Day trip to UKRAINE – Kyiv | Europe in a Day

Ласкаво просимо в Україну – The gigantic Motherland Monument - Source: James Scanlan Declaring independence in 1991 following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Ukraine is the largest country entirely within Europe. Although a fairly young nation, its capital Kyiv has a history that spans over a millennium – making it one of Eastern Europe’s… Continue reading Day trip to UKRAINE – Kyiv | Europe in a Day

Day Trips, featured

Day trip to BELARUS – Minsk | Europe in a Day

Сардэчна запрашаем у Беларусь – The golden domes of All Saints Church - Source: James Scanlan Frequently found near the top of lists naming ‘the least visited countries in Europe’, Belarus spent centuries under different empires before finally declaring independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Admittedly, I’d never planned to write about my time… Continue reading Day trip to BELARUS – Minsk | Europe in a Day