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August 1, 2017

I was delighted when I received letter from Marion after our fantastic tour with Olia Hercules this June. We organized food based tour first time and to receive such a response was just overwhelming. Thank you Marion for those beautiful words and hope to see you soon.

Dumplings workshop by Olia Her...

Thanks to all the lovely people that came to our annual fundraising event! This year we raised total of £1120.84!  All funds raised are going to support Youth Theatre Festival in Transcarpathia, Ukraine. More information about youth theatre project and festival can be found in earlier entries of  our b...

January 17, 2017

Come and join us for Ukrainian style party in De Coffie Pot (Hereford) on 18th of February. Live Ukrainian music and dance with the amazing Slippery Slope! Experience Ukrainian hospitality, learn Ukrainian dance, browse through unique handcrafts and find out more about our escorted tours to Ukraine. Uk...

My first time visiting Ukraine was in 2008.  I came to visit a good Ukrainian friend I had met in Canada and I thought it was time I visited on her home turf in Nyzhne Selysche, a beautiful town set deep in the Carpathian mountains.

Because of renovations going on at my friend’s house, I stayed several...

January 12, 2017

Craft tour to Western Ukraine in May 2017

Hello and welcome! Olia Hercules here, come and join me on an amazing trip to Western Ukraine, where we will basically have a fun holiday together, cook and eat loads of delicious food and learn a bunch of foodie things. My slightly mad descriptions of what we will be doing are below….enjoy and join us...

September 8, 2016

By Geraint Jones.

The drinking of toasts is not commonplace in Britain. We confine ourselves to the odd glass of bubbly at a wedding or birthday, maybe, but even then we tend to sip someone's good health or fortune rather than embrace the occasion with gusto.

None of the above is true in Ukraine. There t...

Our last trip for this year was a total success, we will soon be advertising our new group tour itineraries for 2017, keep your eyes peeled!  In the mean time enjoy this lovely comment from Kerstin about village experience during our latest trip to Carpathians:-

"I was there, and helped prepare tha...

Living in densely populated  Britain, it is easy to forget that wilderness can still be found in Europe, albeit at its far-flung corners.

In Transcarpathia we were lucky enough to walk through one of the continent’s largest primeval beech forests. This means it has remained untouched by man since its bi...

June 27, 2016

The village of Nyzhnie Selyshche is in Transcarpathia, the western mountain region of Ukraine, a beautiful very rural area, which has been called “Europe’s last wild frontier". In late May a group of people from Hereford and the Welsh Marches, visiting there with Experience Ukraine, watched as Natalia...

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