Country Welcomes U.S. Travelers Political headlines have catapulted Ukraine into the spotlight, but there is a whole other side to the country, reports Sophia Kulich, owner of Sophia’s Travel. Kulich, a Ukranian native whose company specializes in travel to former Eastern bloc countries, says that Ukraine as a destination is open for travel and welcomes … Continue reading
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Heritage Travel: An Overlooked Niche?
More than 26 million people have taken an at-home ancestry DNA test, according to the MIT Technology Review, with the number of people joining databases such as Ancestry.com and 23andme.com increasing exponentially. The travel industry, too, has been jumping on the bandwagon, with tour operators and cruise lines offering genealogy-based travel. While genealogy travel is … Continue reading
FORGOTTEN EUROPE BECKONS
Sophia’s Travel Specializes in Emerging Europe A lesser-known Europe, rich in history and tradition, awaits travelers looking for new and emerging destinations, according to Sophia Kulich, owner of Sophia’s Travel. Ukranian-born Sophia specializes in small-group travel to former Eastern bloc countries, as well as destinations with a now-forgotten Jewish heritage. The 2018 travel roster includes … Continue reading