Sophia Kulich was born in Ukraine, former Soviet Union. After leaving Ukraine in 1982, she lived in Europe before coming to USA. Since then she has traveled the world extensively.
She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, in Travel Weekly, and various Jewish Press. Most recently, an extensive article in summed up her life and passionate pursuit of excellence in her niche specialties.
Sophia wanted to share her considerable knowledge and her passion for travel with clients venturing all over the world so in 1993 she opened a boutique travel agency specializing in creative itineraries (independent and private tours) for individuals and small groups. Her scrupulous attention to details helped her tours quickly became best sellers.
Her specialties include but are not limited to WWII history, art, music and literary tours, architecture, cultural experiences, wine, gastronomy and Jewish Travel. In her last trip to Japan, she researched and designed Jewish Heritage of Japan .
She traveled to less known destinations and created tours in Bosnia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, and many others.
She builds her creative itineraries from scratch using local trusted contacts in each destination, most of whom she has tested and explored herself. This results in a distinctly personal travel experience for each client. For this, she was named as one of the top 25 travel agents in USA by Travel Agent Magazine in 2010.
Sophia also heads Jewish Travel Agency which scrupulously stitches together tourism experiences for clients along the seams of once forgotten and lost family history. She takes small groups, families and multigenerational groups on a heritage enlightenment experience. Her agency specializes in providing a distinctly personal travel experience to clients in a cultural and physical landscape and specialized tours and Holocaust research for Jewish travelers. One of the trips she researched resulted to re-unite American family with Ukrainian family where Ukrainian women saved their mother as a girl during Holocaust. See . She had also organized cultural connections for synagogue groups to Eastern Europe.
Sophia offers Study trip Jewish Heritage Prague and Vienna November 2-7, 2014 and optional pre and post trip extensions in Krakow and Budapest.
When traveling with her, agents will meet suppliers, sample great food, stay in superior 4*+ hotels, experience destination, meet local Jewish community.
But most of all, you will connect with Jewish cultural legacy, history, tragic past and celebration of revival of Jewish life today. This small group trip will provide very spiritual experience. When traveling with her, agents will meet suppliers, sample great food, stay in superior 4*+ hotels, experience destination, meet local Jewish community. But most of all, you will connect with Jewish cultural legacy, history, tragic past and celebration of revival of Jewish life today. This small group trip will provide very spiritual experience.
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Sophia relates this work to the detective work of Jonathan Safran Foer’s “Everything is Illuminated.” Like Jonathan, many of us yearn to uncover the lost stories of our Jewish Heritage in distant lands, to trace the footsteps of our ancestors, to inhabit the space where they once stood.
Sophia is also an accomplished travel blogger where her clients follow her travels around the world at sophiastravel.wordpress.com
Through Jewishtravelagency.blogspot.com , she is connected to local Jewish community and people.
Sophia offers commission to travel agents starting at 12% which grows with volume.
For more information, visit http://www.sophiastravel.com