As with most European countries, Ukrainians were originally a pagan nation of idol worshippers. In 988 AD, Prince Vladimir the Great of Kiev accepted Orthodox Christianity and brought the entire country under the influence of the Byzantine Empire. The period was characterized by mass baptisms, when many of the Prince’s subjects converted to Christianity. Despite changes over the past 1000 years, Ukrainian Orthodox Christianity remains the main religion of Ukraine today, with some 70% of Ukrainians still claiming to belong to this faith. Continue reading
Tour Commentaries are the narratives tour guides use to describe a sight and provide information about various aspects of Ukraine country to passengers while on a ukrainian tour. This is generally referred to as “guidespeak”. Continue reading
Baturyn (Baturin) is a historic town in the Chernihiv Oblast in the North of Ukraine. It is located in the Bakhmach district of the oblast, on the banks of the Seym River. The current estimated population is 3,066.
Springtime. Ukrainian winters are long and cold but you’re lucky enough to be in Kiev in May/June – the burst of green shoots, blossoming trees and smiling people in Kiev will warm your soul. Continue reading
There is the generic definition of “tour guides” in the Ukrainian tourism industry which was established in the “soviet time”. Kiev (or Ukrainian) Tour Guides should assist the visitor in seeing the place in an excellent, unique way. Mostly all Tour Guides in Ukraine should see the career as being an international tour guide. After all, the type of visitor to the attraction or sight may be local, regional or international.
Pryluky or Priluki is a city located on the Udai River in the Chernihiv Oblast, north-central Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Prylutsky district. The city boasts various monuments of national importance, including the Cossack regiment treasury, Gustyn Holy-Trinity Monastery, various churches and ancient cathedrals.
To be a Private Tour Guide in Kiev
Many travelers know where they want to go and what they want to do, but the more in-depth local information any traveler has the better. A tour guide is very familiar with a particular neighborhood in the area! A tour guide has special knowledge of the history of a city! A tour guide is involved in the art, music, hiking, biking, shopping, club, pub, or restaurant scene!