Livadia (White) Palace, Yalta Conference, Yalta

Livadia (White) Palace - Yalta, Ukraine

Livadia (White) Palace is famous as the site of the 1945 Yalta Conference where the Big Three met to discuss the shape of Europe post World War II. Livadia was built by Tsar Nikolas II as a summer palace for his family. The Palace is steeped with war and royal history and is one of the main sightseeing attractions of Yalta.

Yalta – Jewel of the Crimean Peninsula

Sunbathing on Yalta's Pebble Beach, Ukraine

From Russian tsar, aristocrats to the ordinary holidaymaker, people flock to Yalta to enjoy its warm, sunny weather in summer. But Yalta is also famous for the 1945 Yalta Conference where Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt met to discuss the shape of post-war Europe.

Odessa – "Pearl of the Black Sea"

Opera and Ballet Theatre, Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa, often referred to as the “Pearl of the Black Sea” is the Ukraine’s third largest city and the largest city along the Black Sea. This was Catherine the Great’s city. She fancied Odessa as the St. Petersburg of the South and wanted Odessa to be a European city…