Experiences

Education in Ukraine is a tad different from those you might be familiar with from the US or the UK, but nevertheless, it proves effective. Present-day, Ukraine is a country of complete literacy - more than half of the population has a University degree and secondary education.

If you are planning to visit Ukraine, you may find yourself at a loss about the local phone service. Find out about the most convenient tariff plans and where to purchase a prepaid sim card in Ukraine.

If you found yourself wondering how to meet the end of October, consider visiting a good ol’ costume party, or taking part in a huge festival - Halloween in Lviv and Odessa 2017 will send chills down your spine.

Odesa is a popular travel destination among Ukrainians and foreigners, a major city with sea access and incredible mix of cultures, and home to one million people. Find out more about the recent prices and cost of living in one of the most beautiful cities in Ukraine - Odesa.

Using railway is surely one of the best ways to travel throughout Ukraine. Thousands of travelers buy train tickets every day, but hardly one of them knows the whole range of services included in the ticket price. Trust us: there are some very useful life hacks hidden in Ukrainian railway tickets. Check out the list of free services of Ukrainian railways, which you have never been told about at ticket desk or on a train.

Childhood is the period when kids try themselves in diverse arts, play interesting games, study basics of foreign languages and learn to socialize. It is perfect when caring parents have time to help their child in these special years, but assistance of professionals and interaction with other kids in a group might be also very useful. Let us check out the best centers for child development in Kyiv, where kids evolve their intellectual skills and creativity, having fun at the same time.

When coming to Ukraine, foreigners usually want to learn local language, which will help them to communicate with new friends and business partners. Along with Ukrainian language, many people also would like to learn basics of Russian. Check out Ukrainian and Russian language courses in Kiev, where you can study new language from the beginner`s level or develop skills that you already have.

On September 30th, 2017 Kyiv dwellers will have a chance to take part in the very unusual city walking tour, the night tour. The route lies through the whole city and is over 10 km long.

Ukraine has a lot to offer couples who are considering having their engagement or wedding celebrations here. «Destinations» rounds up some of the best locations around the country to hold that very special event. We’ll be covering hotels, churches, parks and pavilions to give you the greatest variety of beautiful locations for your dream wedding in Ukraine.

For train enthusiasts and height-haters «Destinations» gathered together some up-to-date information on new international destinations that can be reached by train from now on. Ukrainian Railways Ukrzaliznytsia added quite a number of new trains that will connect major Ukrainian cities with key European cities.

When coming to a new country, is it very useful to know special features of its dwellers` character in advance. This knowledge will surely help to avoid confusing situations and to establish good relations with everyone. We all know that Italians are open and emotional, Norwegians are calm and strong-willed, Germans are practical and serious… And what about Ukrainians?

Lviv is a beautiful city and many brides and grooms come here from all over Ukraine as well as from abroad to have their weddings. Fall is a wedding season in Ukraine, so Lviv hosts numerous wedding celebrations. Organizing the wedding in Lviv can get quite challenging as it would require a lot of time and resources. «Destinations» rounds up some handy pieces of advice about how to plan your dream wedding in Lviv.

Language Program and Culture School in Lviv is the best opportunity to find out a lot about traditional and present-day life in Ukraine and to study Ukrainian language.

When parents are busy with work or want to have some time for themselves, they usually start looking for a professional nanny with good reputation. Those families who live in Ukraine but do not speak local language have an additional requirement to a nanny – she must speak fluent English to communicate with kids. Let`s find out where to find English speaking babysitters in Kiev.

With the arrival of fall many international airlines announced about their new routes to and from Ukraine. «Destinations» gathered together the list of new destinations available from Boryspil and Zhylyany Kyiv International Airports.

In order to choose safe, comfortable and professional child development center for their child, parents have to be observant and ask plenty of questions. It is hard to know which child development center will take the best care of your child when you have to be elsewhere. «Destinations» found out about best centers for child development in Ivano Frankivsk.

Mongrel dog show on VDNH in Kyiv is an annual event that encourages adoption of mongrel dogs in the local community. The show is called «Barbos Cup». The Mongrel dog show aims at proving that owning a crossbreed or mongrel dog is something to be proud of and that such dogs are not inferior nor superior to pedigree dogs, but fun to own useful canines in their own right.

Choosing a center for child development for your kid involves asking plenty of questions and being observant. It is hard to know which child development center will take the best care of your child when you have to be elsewhere. «Destinations» offers a list of best centers for Child Development in Lviv.

Kyiv PASS card is a great opportunity for those who visit capital of Ukraine to experience the city treats while spending less money and discovering more interesting destinations.

Not only do traditions and rich culture make Ukraine famous around the world, but significant breakthroughs here also deliver benefits to the country's image. The list of scientific developments in Ukraine is constantly refilling with new striking achievements and they are truly worth mentioning.

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