Feasting Our Way Thru Kiev and Odessa

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“It’s worth a trip to Ukraine for the food and beer alone!” - was my husband Rick’s continual comment throughout our visit. Cosmopolitan Kiev and touristy Odessa offer a large selection of cuisines and price ranges, but our choice was to seek out restaurants serving up home-style Ukrainian fare. Traditional Ukrainian cuisine is rich with natural ingredients. Meals usually consist of hearty ... Read Full Article

Odesa, Ukraine: Discovering History on the Black Sea

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  Odessa, Ukraine: Ahhh…the sweet luxury of lying on a white sand beach, strolling through leafy parks that tumble towards the Black Sea, seeking out the perfect café along the wide pedestrian Deribasovskaya Street for an afternoon cappuccino and delectable pastry, and again to the beach to watch a glowing sunset before our evening repast.  This delightful inertia consumes our first few ... Read Full Article