Kiev is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. Ukrainians are very proud of their capital’s role in establishing European civilization in Eastern Europe. Kiev is one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, dating back to the 5th century, although settlements at this location existed much earlier.
Crimea is a beautiful region on the Black Sea that has long entranced visitors. The Crimean Peninsula is connected to mainland Ukraine by two narrow necks of land, making it more like an island with a couple of natural land bridges than simply a bit of land jutting out into the sea.
Sopot is a seaside beach resort and spa town in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland. Together with nearby Gdańsk and Gdynia, Sopot is among one of Poland’s most famous and beloved seaside communities.
Largely destroyed in the Second World War, Gdańsk was splendidly rebuilt in the aftermath as one of Europe’s most beautiful port cities. Today, Gdańsk has a population of 460,000, and is Poland’s largest northern city, drawing numerous visitors into its historic city centre, its outstanding museums, and to its expansive beaches spread along the coast […]
Łódź (Pronounced: Wooj) is Poland’s third biggest city and an important industrial centre. The city, dubbed the Polish Manchester, has been famous for its textile industry, flourishing especially during the fin de siècle. The movie Promised Land based on a novel by the Nobel laureate Władysław Reymont, depicts those times. Łódź is the capital of […]
Warsaw is the capital of Poland and, with 1.7 million inhabitants, its largest city. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly equidistant from both the Baltic Sea in the north and the Carpathian Mountains in the south. The Warsaw Old Town is the oldest part of the capital city and is listed to the […]