Category Archives: Ukraine

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Top Ten Hotels of 2014

A list of my the top ten hotels of 2014 I’ve stayed in around the world! While spending almost 50% of my year traveling, I’ve stayed in many different accommodations around the world. Here is a list of my favorite top ten hotel experiences in 2014 and not all of them are from my Top … Continue reading Top Ten Hotels of 2014


Top Ten Countries of 2014

A summary of my top ten countries of 2014! With 49 new countries across 5 continents visited in 2014, I had a serious year of travel with some wonderful and crazy experiences. I’ll post the complete list soon, but until then, here is my pick for the top 10 new countries visited based on the … Continue reading Top Ten Countries of 2014

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Experience: InterContinental Kiev

A review of the Intercontinental Kiev during the trip, The Greater Eastern. Highlights Excellent central location next to St. Sophia’s and St. Michael’s Cathedrals Professional service. Classic designed luxury rooms with city views. Fine restaurants and spa. Experience The InterContinental is well known around the world and Kiev is no exception. This 5-star hotel maintains … Continue reading Experience: InterContinental Kiev

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The Greater Eastern

Planning and setting out on The Greater Eastern trip! With one country that I failed to visit on the Great Eastern Summer, I had to come back and check it off the list. Oh, Belarus. Country 104. The one country in Eastern Europe that I needed a visa for and even from the neighboring capitals, … Continue reading The Greater Eastern

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Experience: Hyatt Regency Kiev, Ukraine

A review of the Hyatt Regency Kiev in Ukraine on the trip The Great Eastern Summer. Highlights Attentive and accommodating service. Luxurious rooms and facilities. Popular bar with panoramic views. Central location near tourist sights. Experience The Hyatt Regency Kiev is located in the heart of the city, walking distance to some of the best … Continue reading Experience: Hyatt Regency Kiev, Ukraine

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Experience: 11 Mirrors Design Hotel, Kiev

A review of the 11 Mirrors Design Hotel in Kiev, Ukraine on the trip The Great Eastern Summer. Highlights Modern and luxurious rooms and decoration. Personalized attention. Located in the heart of Kiev right next to the National Opera House. Experience The 11 Mirrors Design Hotel began as an idea conceived by famous boxer Wladimir … Continue reading Experience: 11 Mirrors Design Hotel, Kiev

Great Eastern Summer

The Great Eastern Summer

An itinerary and planning for “The Great Eastern Summer”, a trip of a lifetime, across three continents and over thirty countries. With three months open for travel my friend Bill and I were set to do some serious exploring. We would start in Africa, go on safari and climb Mount Kilimanjaro, then venture into the … Continue reading The Great Eastern Summer