Ukraine pleases with never-ending astonishing sights, along with delicious food and lower prices than just about anywhere else in the world. Ukraine is a better value than even India or Thailand, and has fewer tourists. What more could one ask for?
Popular destinations: Kiev, Lviv and Kharkiv
Crimea is a peninsula jutting into the Black Sea. We treat it here as a region of Russia because Russia currently controls the area, but see also the boxed text below.
Popular destinations: Sevastopol, Yalta and Simferopol