Experiences

Kyiv Metro is the fastest and most popular means of transport in the city, it is also one of the cheapest. The city’s Metro is always crowded, so sometimes it takes rather long time to purchase a single-use ticket at the ticket-office or at the ticket-machine. In order to reduce the lines and make transportation more pleasant,  Kyiv subway administration has recently announced that from now on, passengers can pay for their transpiration using a regular bank credit cards like Visa PayWave or Mastercard PayPass.

Kyiv is well-known as a wonderful city where you will surely love to live in. If you are looking for a modern city with comfortable standard of living and picturesque views at the same time – this is surely what you need.

The best travel applications help us stay organized, be on time and stick to budget whether we are traveling for business or pleasure. Each year the iconic travel magazine National Geographic rounds up the best mobile applications for travel enthusiasts which will help them discovering the world.

Odesa is truly magnificent city and has what it seems like endless number of pros of living here. This is often referred to as the southern pearl of Ukraine and has an impressive selection of various attractions. This city is a dynamic, energetic and somewhat decadent metropolis located on the coast of the Black Sea.

Lviv has become one of the most frequently visited cities of Ukraine in recent years. These days it’s a booming European city with vibrant business and cultural life. The city is growing and developing fast. Many people move to Lviv from all over Ukraine as well as from abroad. We narrowed down some key Pros and Cons of Living in Lviv.

It seems like European budget airlines might have been overlooking Ukraine as their potential hub…until now. Over the last few days Europe’s biggest low cost airlines have announced an impressive list of new destinations they will be operating from Kyiv and Lviv. So, if you haven’t been bitten by the travel bug you might be right now.

Plan the perfect family movie night (or afternoon) in Kyiv with our round up of city’s child-friendly cinemas. Grab some popcorn and settle in for stellar new releases and classic kids' movies at movie theaters that came up with perfect solutions for both kids and adults to enjoy their movie theater experience.

An interesting Anti-Cafes trend is emerging in major Ukrainian cities. At an Anti-Cafe you do not pay for the things you consume like drinks or snacks, but actually for the time you’ve spent there. Lviv seems to be at the forefront of the Anti-Cafe trend with new places that share this concept popping up almost every month. «Destinations» rounds up the most popular Anti Cafes to spend some quality time at in Lviv.

The Ukrainian Wedding is one of the most symbolic celebrations of Ukrainian culture. Centuries of Ukrainian culture bind various wedding traditions and rituals together evolving into complex and beautiful marriage ceremony. Today many Ukrainians choose to incorporate a variety of customs as well as delicious traditional foods into their celebration.

People working jobs that require creative thinking know how important the atmosphere at the work place is. In order to create something new and notable, one needs to be inspired and enjoy a comfortable atmosphere. Luckily Kyiv has recently joined the international trend of co-working and  creative-space places, where people come to work, create and sometimes simply procrastinate. «Destinations» rounds up the list go places located in Podil area, where one can both work and play hard.

Dog etiquette is important no matter where you live, but in urban areas it’s even more critical. City dog owners face a lot of challenges when going out with their pets which require a keen sense of their surroundings, other dogs and other people, at all times. We round up some useful information for all dog lovers who live in Kyiv.

Wedding is one of the most significant moments of life. But sometimes it is also one of the challenging events the couple should pass through. We hope that this article will help you to arrange this essential day in the best ever possible way in Kyiv.

There is a surprisingly big number of people, who consider V-Day is sooo not their scene. Despite your attitude towards this holiday, it could be just another chance to have fun even if you're single this year. «Destinations» narrows down some awesome alternative Valentine's Day ideas.

Due to unstable political and economic situation in Ukraine during the recent years the number of foreign guests and expats in Kyiv decreased. But still this city is attractive for some investors, international companies and foreign tourists. Very affordable cost of living in Kyiv and well-developed infrastructure make this city an attractive place of residence for foreigners.

Odesa became an ultimate Ukrainian destination for holidaymakers and regular party crowd with its sandy beaches, warm climate and dozens of interesting places to enjoy authentic atmosphere of this multicultural city. Many couples opt for Odesa as their travel destination looking for romantic dinner experiences, breathtaking sea vistas, all-night partying at numerous bars and clubs and some sightseeing during day time.

Lviv has become a tourist mecca of Ukraine in recent years. These days it’s a booming European city with vibrant business life. The fact that Lviv is growing and developing fast is no secret. Many people move to this Western Ukrainian city from all over Ukraine as well as from abroad. We narrowed downs some up-to-date facts and figures regarding the cost of living in Lviv.

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Ukrainian Ministry of Justice launched 24-hour marriage registration service in major Ukrainian cities over 6 months ago. The Justice Minister of Ukraine admitted that the pilot speedy marriage centers have proven to be a success, and now this service will be spread all over Ukraine.

Discover the best things to see and to do in Odessa with kids. Whether you are looking for exciting adventures, free attractions for kids, places to go with kids or ideas for your day out in Odessa, family days out in this city are easy to plan with our top tips depending upon season.

Take a look at Kyiv from a different angle and see the quirkier side of the city. There are so many sightseeing tours in Kyiv to choose and satisfy your hunger for culture, history, excitement and entertainment, however «Destinations» rounds a list of unusual city tours to take you off the beaten track around Ukraine’s capital.

We all love unusual gifts and it's a brilliant feeling, when you unwrap the box and it turns out to be something quirky, weird and wonderful. These days a couple of local companies started to offer unordinary and  distinctive gifts that are without any doubt  going to leave a mark on the memory of your special ones.

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