Fly into the nearest international airport in Borispol, Ukraine, or take a connection flight directly to the local Poltava Airport.
Try an apartment that offers daily rates rather than locations advertised as hotels that still have Cold War era amenities.
Call a taxi service within the city limits and travel by train to other Ukrainian cities with service to Russia, Poland or Hungary.
Eat some Poltava galushkas--a type of Ukrainian dumpling with fillings such as pork and liver--at a local restaurant.
Tour Poltava's Art Museum containing works from Mykola Yaroshenko, a local 19th century realism painter.
Watch FC Vorskla Poltava play a football match, known as soccer in the United States, in the Ukrainian Premier League.
Article Written By Matt Becht
Matt Becht is a freelance filmmaker from Cleveland, Ohio. Becht’s college curriculum included courses in English composition, creative writing, and scriptwriting. He began writing professionally in 2009, and has been published in eHow, Trails.com, Travels.com and Golflink.com. Becht holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University.