Category: Ukraine

5 of the best hotels in Kiev

5 of the best hotels in Kiev

Despite recent political troubles, the capital city of Kiev remains safe and welcoming to travellers. For those who find cities such as Moscow too crowded and intimidating, they will be pleasantly surprised to learn that Kiev is a great alternative for luxury travellers who want to explore this region of the world. Hyatt Regency Boasting […]

6 unknown Wonders of the World

6 unknown Wonders of the World

The world is full of amazing places and hidden wonders, some so beautiful, you’d be forgiven for thinking they actually don’t exist. The more familiar ‘wonders of the world’ dominate the mainstream articles, but there are a few gems slip under the radar, untouched by mass tourism, making them even more special. Here’s 6 unknown […]

Top 5 Eastern Mediterranean destinations

Top 5 Eastern Mediterranean destinations

The Eastern Mediterranean continues to increase in popularity and with a superb range of destinations to choose from, it’s certainly not hard to see why.  The region encompasses a wide range of areas including the stunningly beautiful location of Italy and Croatia along the Adriatic coastline and of course the ever beautiful Greek Islands.  When […]

New Black Sea voyages for Crystal Cruises

Luxury specialist Crystal Cruises has expanded its 2010 European cruise collection to include two Black Sea voyages this summer. The two new itineraries feature a maiden visit to Sevastopol, Ukraine, as well as calls in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria and Turkey. Steeped in artistic, military and architectural history, the 12-day cruises sail from Venice to Istanbul […]

A new hotel in the heart of Kiev

A new hotel in the heart of Kiev

This new hotel has a fabulous location, lying in the very heart of the city centre. Overlooking the Old Town, which features many of Kiev’s many historical sights, the Hyatt Regency Kiev  is within walking distance of the cathedral of St Sophia, Saint-Michael’s Monastery and the boutiques of Kreschatyk Street. The hotel boasts a whole […]

Hyatt Regency Kiev - St. Sophia

Hyatt Regency Kiev – St. Sophia

Hyatt is the second international hotel brand to enter Ukraine’s capital of  Kiev with the opening of the five-star Hyatt Regency Kiev  – St. Sophia – ahead of schedule. (The first was Radisson SAS back in 2005.) The hotel is well-located in the centre of the city, close to St. Sophia Square and the cathedral.