Kyiv for 2 bucks: a guide for those who do not want to go bankrupt

Money talks. Especially in such expensive cities as Kyiv. Every coin counts, so here I will tell you the best ways to invest your 2 dollars (or even less).

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Love it or leave it: you have no other choice than to fall in love with the city you live in

– I feel like I am stuck here. And I cannot do anything about it, – that’s what this foreign guy living in Kyiv said to me.

– But “stuck” is probably not the best word to describe the way of life, is it? – I asked him.

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Is it safe in Kyiv?

4 years ago I went to the open market in Kyiv to buy spray to kill cockroaches. While I was choosing the most effective one, somebody sneaked in my pocket and stole my phone. It was my first stolen phone (and hopefully the last one). The end was really disappointing: I did not find something to get rid of those bastards (neither cockroaches nor thieves).

So is it safe to travel to Kyiv?

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Podil in details

“Kyiv is impossible without Podil” – that’s the words from a popular song about Kyiv. Ask locals where the heart of the Kyiv is and most of them will mention Podil. Take a photojourney to one of the most enthralling districts of the city.

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Saint Volodymyr Hill

Searching for a green island in the heart of the business part of the city? There is a spot, appreciated by locals and admired by travelers –  Saint Volodymyr Hill.

Michael Bulgakov called it “the best place on Earth” and there he was walking and searching for inspiration to write his “Master and Margarita” and other masterpieces. No wonder – it’s a place where the love to the city is being born.

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