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For more independent travel in Ukraine, getting around by a car may be a good idea. Traveling by car in Ukraine can be a fun way to explore a new country, particularly for those who prefer to take the off-the-beaten track routes.

BlaBlaCar is a trusted community marketplace that connects drivers with empty seats with co-travellers looking for a ride. Eventually, this popular service was launched in Ukraine also, making travelling easier!

Nowadays, Kiev is becoming more and more popular and attractive for foreign visitors. When it comes to choosing a taxi service, foreigners often face the problem of finding an English-speaking driver or dispatcher. Though Kiev offers an impressing number of taxi services, most of them still do not have English-speaking employees. However, there are some taxi companies in Kiev, which are ready to provide all their services in English language.

What once was cool is cool once more. At least that’s the case with Volkswagen’s classic microbus. Icon of the late 1960s and 70s, the “slug worm” fell out of style (apart from the surfer troop) for a number of decades, but has recently enjoyed a resurgence. Volkswagen announces it has taken the bold decision to put the ‘I.D. BUZZ‘ concept car into production with the first electric campervan to arrive in 2022.

Lifestyle Camper is a Ukrainian brand of mobile homes for active leisure, comfortable touring and fishing or hunting trips. Created by Pavlo Volkov and Andriy Pilyavskyy, Lifestyle Camper brand is quickly gaining popularity not only in Ukraine but also in other countries.

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Ukraine has many historic sites and is the eighth most toured country in Europe due to its many attractions. To see the most beautiful places in Ukraine you can book a tour from one of the travel agencies. However, if you rent a car in Kiev to explore the Ukrainian wonders on your own, you’ll get the most unforgettable experience!

Running through the middle of the city, the Dnipro River is the perfect vantage point for taking in some of Kyiv’s most iconic sites. From sightseeing trips with experienced guides to fun boat parties, Kyiv cruise companies offer some interesting routes, exciting entertainment program on board as well as top-notch position for exploring Ukraine’s capital landmarks from different perspective.

On June 1st, 2017 Odesa launched Mobile Car, a new electrocar sharing service. This is a one-way on-street hired car service where cars can be left anywhere when your journey is over.

On July 4th, 2017, Uber launched its luxury service UberlBLACK in Kyiv. UberBLACK was actually the very first car service that Uber had to offer. This is essentially the luxury version of today's UberX. With this ride option, you can arrive at your destination in style with a black-on-black luxury sedan (or SUV if you're lucky).

On June 12th Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson Ukraine together with official importers of electric vehicles in Ukraine organized an E-CAR HUB II in Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv.

For more independent travel in Ukraine, renting a car may be a good idea. Many of the world's leading car rental companies have offices throughout Ukraine. It should be easy to hire a car but all the different insurances and conditions of hire can make it hard to make the right choice.

Kiev Racing Yacht Club has created the conditions for yachting people who do not have time or opportunity to maintain a private yacht. Here one can rent a boat already prepared for a walk, participate in a regatta or go sailing with a crew.

Are you considering to have a rest on the water with this amazing spring weather? Take an opportunity to have an amazing trip along Dnipro River in Kiev!

To raise awareness on the development of the electric vehicles in Ukraine, Radisson Blu Hotel Kyiv hosted an interesting event - E-CAR HUB: Garage party on February 23rd, 2017.

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Standing on the curb with your arm flapping in the air is so last century. The best way to get a cab now is to reach into your pocket and let an app do all the work. Nowadays different taxi booking apps are available in Kiev.

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Winter conditions in Ukraine can be unpredictable, however most of the techniques required in any cold environments are common sense. «Destinations» rounded up some guidelines that can help you stay safe when driving in adverse winter conditions.

Blacklane international driver service in Kiev is the premium alternative to plenty of traditional taxi services and modern passenger traffic applications. However, this app stands out of the rest with the professional driver in a suit, Mozart in the cabin and a shiny black car, which will be filed on time without fail.

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Detroit Electric presented its limited edition SP:01 pure-electric sports car in Lviv, Ukraine in October 2016.

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The names of Rolls-Royce cars have been traditionally encurtained with mystic: Ghost, Phantom, Silver Spirit, Seraphim. Wraith is a spirit that steals souls. It is easy to believe in this name’s power because a new Rolls-Royce coupe firmly takes a soul away.

Destinations met with Nazar Shymone-Davyda and Helen Artemenko, the founders of Tesla Club Ukraine, to talk about electric cars in Ukraine and the unique inventions of the company.

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