Sevastopol and the Khan’s Palace

Sevastopol Harbour

Up to 1996 Sevastopol was a Russian Naval Base, off limits to all except officials. What a contrast to see this Ukraine travel destination overrun by rich Russian holidaymakers today.

Odessa – "Pearl of the Black Sea"

Odessa Opera House

Today’s sightseeing tour gives us our first taste of Odessa, “Pearl of the Black Sea”. Then, we get to bounce down the famous Potemkin Steps, all 192 of them.

Arriving in Odessa and Airport Transfer

General Lavrinenkov, Odessa

Arriving in Odessa for our Dnieper River Cruise and arranging our own airport transfer.

River Cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest

Amsterdam to Budapest route

Amsterdam to Budapest – Magnificent Europe: Magnificent Europe, European Jewels or Grand European Tour – these are some of the names given to this 15-day river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest. This is one of the most popular European river cruises and all the major cruise companies like Avalon Waterways, Uniworld and Viking River Cruises […]