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How to Date a Hot Ukrainian

What guy wouldn’t want to date a hot Ukrainian? I don’t know how their genes mixed but I guarantee it: Ukrainian girls are beautiful beyond belief.  Am I exaggerating? Probably, there are unattractive people everywhere. But time after time I hear first-time visitors gush about the women. I couldn’t believe how many gorgeous girls there were and Damn, […]

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The Guide to Nikolaev, Ukraine For Visitors

Nikolaev is a city in the South of Ukraine, known as The City of Brides and Ships. While we can’t promise you will meet the future mother of your children there, there would definitely be lots of ships. Here is everything you need to know before you visit! What’s Up With The Name? Let’s get […]

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Expat Talks: Should You Get A Ukrainian Bank

The Ukrainian bank system gets a bad reputation among some of the expat community, while others swear you could not survive without an account in a local bank. We are looking at both sides of the argument to help you make the best decision possible! Why The Lack Of Confidence? Foreigners and locals alike tend to […]

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The Guide to Vinnytsia

At first, Vinnytsia seems perfectly normal, almost boring. It is a medium size city, it has some historical architecture, some Soviet-era nostalgia, nothing out of the ordinary. But there is a lot more buried (quite literally) beneath the surface. Let’s take a journey through Vinnytsia’s grim, bloody, controversial history. And yes, we will also talk about restaurants, […]

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The Foreigner’s Guide to Yalta, Ukraine

Yalta is a popular beach destination. It’s also a part of the recently annexed Crimea. With international attention come the questions: Is Yalta still safe to visit? Even if it’s safe, is it still worth it? Does it have it’s former glory? I don’t claim to have the definitive answers but I do have some. […]

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Ukraine City Guide: Ternopil For Foreigners

Does that name sound weird? Ternopil is still better known by it’s Russian name Tarnopol. It is one of the major cities in Western Ukraine with plenty for you to see, do, and eat. Although, to be honest, that is Ukraine in general. Why Does Ternopil Sound So Familiar? There is no doubt that Ternopil is […]

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Ukraine City Guide: Poltava For Foreigners

Poltava couldn’t be more underrated. Yes, it is well-known, it gets visitors, and yet it somehow remains on the sidelines. With so much history, architecture, art, nature (plus some seriously fun nightlife options), Poltava is your ultimate Ukrainian destination. Here is everything you need for a good time: Know Your History The Battle of Poltava […]

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The Guide to Ukrainian Dolls (Montankas)

The motanka have been around for centuries—but how did these Ukrainian dolls come about? And more importantly, what is up with them having no face but a red cross instead. Read on to find out! Ukrainian Dolls And Traditional Beliefs All authentic motanka dolls are made by hand. Mothers used to sew them for their children and people […]

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The Foreigner’s Guide to Dnipro, Ukriane

Remember our article on off-the-grid cities to meet your future Ukrainian girl? We called Dnipro the ‘The Forbidden City of Ukrainian Women’. Needless to say, that spiked some interest. So this time around we are giving you a full guide to Dnipro. Dnipro Overview This huge city is entirely off the grid because it wasn’t […]

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