The great unsung heros of any Globe Trekker shoot are the fixers. These are generally locals – people who speak the native language, and have a good knowledge of local culture. They are often freelance journalists or TV production types, but they can also be multi-lingual natives connected . . . → Read More: The Globe Trekker Fixers
In 2004 Ukraine rocketed into the international spotlight, winning the Eurovision Song Contest, then successfully (and peaceably) demonstrating for democracy in the Orange Revolution.
And that’s not all. Ukrainians invented the antibiotic, the first parallel-processing computer, built the space ship that put the first man in space, discovered X-rays, won the Olympics on behalf of the Soviet . . . → Read More: Destination: Ukraine – Щасливої подорожі!
Question: The currency of Ukraine is the “Hryvnia“…
… but how many “Kopiyoks” are there in a . . . → Read More: Hryvnias vs. Kopiyoks?
Now my knowledge of Ukrainian culture has been reduced by half. Apparently, this dish of exploding breaded chicken breast is only served to tourists who demand it, because somehow, somebody started a worldwide rumour that this is what people eat in Ukraine.
Only 2 more days to go until I find out the truth about Ukrainian national . . . → Read More: News Flash: Chicken Kiev not particularly Ukrainian
3 days to go until we kick-off the Globe Trekker Ukraine . . . → Read More: Countdown to Ukraine