Freed in 1991 from the Imerious tutelage of Russia
, the Ukraine is increasingly making its voice heard in the West. Still a little-known tourist destination, this large Eastern European country is full of pleasant surprises. Nestling between the Carpathian and Crimean mountains is the Plain, which makes up a large part of the country's geography
. To the South, the coasts of the sea of Azov and the Black Sea leave miles of beaches for discovery. Three things that cannot be missed during a visit to the Ukraine - the towns of Kiev
, Lviv and Odessa are full of rich cultural and architechtural history that have to be seen to be believed.