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If you’re considering taking an English language course in Lviv, “Destinations” gathered together some information on the best English language schools in the city.

Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe. It gained its independence in 1991 after long years of being a part of the Soviet Union. The country has a very rich, albeit conflict-infused, history.

Autumn is a season that calls for studying. If you ever have given yourself a promise to step up your language game, it is the right time to get real with learning English! Whether it is to enhance already existing skills or starting something completely new, practicing conversation or comprehension, you got a change to do it at the best English schools in Odesa this year.

Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe. It gained its independence in 1991 after long years of being a part of the Soviet Union. The country has a very rich, albeit conflict-infused, history. Currently, Ukraine’s future looks promising, as it establishes closer ties with the European Union, resists Russian influence, and reimagines itself as the cultural center of Eastern Europe. Recently the country has also become a global mecca for IT outsourcing and it's economic growth is trending upward. However, political conflicts of the past still linger in the present.

Sometimes each of us feels an urgent need to spend a “lazy day”, which means just having a relaxing time at home without leaving apartment. However, we still might need some home delivery services to make our lazy day more comfortable and enjoyable. Maybe you want to order a tasty dinner, a cocktail, an interesting book or even a professional massage. In such case, home delivery services in Kyiv will make your dreams come true.

For the most adventurous souls, who always wanted to play detective or test their logics, there’s a great way to spend the weekend. Quest games, based on clues hidden in the room, have been recently introduced in Ukraine and are now available in every major city. Find out more about the best Odessa quest-rooms.

Nowadays, you will hardly find any of these beautiful and at the same time sacral headgears of Ukrainian women. Unfortunately, most of Podolian hoods passed away together with their owners long time ago. The very few authentic items are kept only in museum expositions and in private collections. Recently, “Kolo” Vinnytsia-based ethnic workshop decided to explore mysterious story of this unique headwear, which served as a prototype and a predecessor of traditional Ukrainian headcloth.

Autumn brings amazing news and best winds in the sails of travelers: Ukraine once more broadens its list of traveling means, offering quicker and more comfortable solutions. New ways to reach popular European cities will be available for both train lovers, and those who prefer to watch the sky from the porthole. Check out the new destinations.

Moving to another country is always an adventure and a stress at the same time. If for any reason you consider moving to Ukraine – whether you met love of your life, established a business or just felt like at home here and decided to get a permanent residence in this beautiful country – you have to be ready to face and solve particular issues. Let`s see what you need to know before moving to Ukraine.

Whenever you think about Ukraine, what comes to mind first? Like any other country, Ukraine isn’t just stereotypes and is so much more than just vyshyvanka, salo and Eurovision. It is also artists that contributed to the development of world art tendencies, pioneers of science, record-breaking sportsmen and sportswomen, revolutionaries and immigrants that shook the world of music. Find out what is there to discover.

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.

Religions in Ukraine are a very important part of people`s life. Most of Ukrainians believe in God and keep to Orthodox Church traditions and rituals, so foreigners might think that Orthodox Christianity is the only one religion in Ukraine. Nevertheless, in very deed, religious life of the country is quite diversified. Besides Orthodoxy, many people in Ukraine belong to such confessions as Islam, Catholicism, Protestantism, Judaism, Buddhism and others. 

Kiev Questrooms

27.10.17

If you ever wanted to play detective, solve the mystery of Egyptian pharaoh or simply imagined yourself as one of the characters of «The Cube» movie, it is high time for you to try it out in real life in Kiev questrooms. Luckily, some of them do not require any knowledge of Cyrillic and any specifics of local traditions, making the game comfortable for each player. We picked top-5 of the best scenarios. Check them out!

Undoubtedly, knowledge of English is one of the basic requirements for living in dynamic modern world. Along with great perspectives for business, a strong command of English language provides you with great opportunities of expanding horizons by visiting foreign countries and finding new friends. Check out the best English schools in Kyiv, where you can develop your language skills in the shortest terms.

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 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.

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