Hippocrene Books

Language and Travel Guide to Ukraine

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ISBN: 9780781808026
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publication Date: 2000-06
Number of pages: 375
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Originally published in 1994, this popular guide to scenic and culturally rich Ukraine has been completely revised and updated for the November 2004 fourth edition. Containing historical and cultural background, travel suggestions, as well as a language guide, this book is an essential resource for all travelers to Ukraine. The fourth edition features:

* Visa and customs information, tips for planning your trip, traveling within Ukraine, and where to stay and eat.
*Cultural background including such topics as family and friends, cuisine, recreation and entertainment, education, and religion in Ukraine.
*An expanded discussion of the major cities Kyiv, Odesa, Lviv and the Crimea, with the addition of numerous smaller cities and significant tourist attractions throughout the country.
*A guide to contemporary Ukrainian language, including essential words and phrases addressing the most typical situations a visitor to Ukraine might encounter. The transliteration scheme makes it possible for tourists to read public signs, while the phonetic pronunciation accompanying the Cyrillic phrases allows them to make themselves understood by Ukrainian speakers. This book is valuable to those with no background in Slavic languages and also useful as a refresher for persons familiar with Ukrainian.

The everything-a-traveler-to-Ukraine-needs-to-know-approach along with new color photos and maps make Language and Travel Guide to Uraine a goldmine of information for travelers.

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