Visiting the Old Country
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The non-profit U.S.-Ukraine Foundation in Washington, DC runs a website devoted to traveling in Ukraine. It contains much information about Airlines, Accommodation, Visas and Passports, Money and Travel tips. They also have a list of travel agencies who book tours to Ukraine.
From their website : Journey with MIR to legendary destinations at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. MIR (which means 'peace' and 'world' in Russian) will take you to the far reaches of Russia, Ukraine, the Baltics, Central Asia & Iran, China, Mongolia, Tibet, the Caucasus and throughout Central & East Europe.
This organization, based in Poland offers various standard tours but will also created custom tours. Their package tour of Galicia is entirely in Poland visiting standard tourist spots, but does have a genealogical flavour. They also offer genealogical research for a price.
From their website: Ukraine travel guide, including map of Ukraine, top Ukraine travel experiences, tips for travel and the best time to go to Ukraine.
Nestled between its Eastern European neighbours and Russia, Ukraine is the second largest nation in Europe. But while self-determination may have brought fresh opportunities and a burgeoning elite, for the most part this is still a land of poverty and pastoral beauty.
A book about travelling to the Ukraine, published in 2011, 5th edition (first published in 1994).