Author and Travel Expert Patricia Schultz to Host Tour of Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova

Author and Travel Expert Patricia Schultz to Host Tour of Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova

We go way back – MIR and Patricia Schultz, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, “1,000 Places To See Before You Die”. Back to 2014 that is, when the world traveler and expert on must-see sites around the world joined one of our signature tours through Central Asia as guest host. In total so far she has hosted MIR departures to:

This year, we’re thrilled to announce that Patricia Schultz will be returning for her fourth with us, serving as host on the first 2019 departure of MIR’s Belarus, Ukraine & Moldova small group tour, from May 5-18, 2019.

Over the course of the 14-day tour, Patricia will offer her observations and share her expertise with other MIR travelers as they explore these fairly obscure destinations. 

More info about this 2019 departure

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About The Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova Small Group Tour

Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova are three of the least frequented and least familiar countries in Europe. Time slowed drastically here after the devastation of WWII, but these beautiful countries are emerging from the shadows. 

BelarusYou’ll begin in Minsk, capital of Belarus. Having survived innumerable disasters through the ages, including the Crimean Tatar raids and the battles of WWII, Minsk today gives a fascinating glimpse into the socialist past.

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UkrainePass through monumental Brest, before crossing the border into Ukraine. Continue through Ukraine, visiting three elegant cities – Lviv, Kiev and Odessa.

More photos and info about Ukraine:

MoldovaDrive from Odessa to Chisinau, capital of the tiny country of Moldova, primarily an agricultural place that is beginning to make a name for itself with its deep red wines.

More photos and info about Moldova: 

TransdniesterTake a day trip to the Transdniester region, a narrow strip of Moldovan land bordering Ukraine where separatists have declared a disputed independence.

More photos and info about Transdniester: 

Presidential Palace, Tiraspol, Transdniester. Photo: Paul Schwartz

A massive Lenin statue stands proudly in front of the Presidential Palace in Tiraspol, Transdniester
Photo credit: Paul Schwartz


Tour DiaryOur Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova tour explores this little-known region and is a client-favorite. One traveler recently shared his photos and tour diary with us:


Lviv, Ukraine. Photo credit: Gerhard Bartsch.

Lviv, the capital of Western Ukraine, is one of the country’s most exhilarating cities
Photo credit: Gerhard Bartsch

Travel with Patricia Schultz and MIR 

MIR has more than 30 years of travel experience in East Europe, and has an affiliate office in Kiev, Ukraine. Our full service, dedication, commitment to quality, and destination expertise have twice earned us a place on National Geographic Adventure’s list of “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth.” 

Experience these three countries in the company of world traveler extraordinaire, Patricia Schultz, on MIR’s small group tour, Belarus, Ukraine & Moldova.

Chat with one of our destination specialists by email or by phone at 1-800-424-7289 to start planning your travels today.

Top Left Photo: Painted egg display in central Kiev; photo credit: Gary Krosin
Top Right Photo: Patricia Schultz in Uzbekistan; photo credit: Michel Behar

PUBLISHED: May 16, 2018

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