Bud’mo Hey! Where to drink in Kyiv

When in Kyiv, learn to do cheers in Ukrainian way. Here are some of my favorite bars in Kyiv. Make sure to check out. Bud’mo!

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It’s impossible not to love you

The idea of Awesome Kyiv started from this project. 2 years ago, when graduating from University, I was working on my diploma project for TV Journalism Department.

May 2016 was a time when I fully fall in love with my city. I did my first walking tour only to have heroes for my film. I did not know my small project would turn into big passion.

Now, turning back to that time, I always remember it with gratitude. The story of a big love between a human being and a city.

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What nobody tells you about being a guide

“So you meet people from all over the world, just hang out with them, have fun, eat, drink for free and get paid for it? I’d love to have such a job!”

Ah yes, my life is exactly like this, that’s why I want to share with you something what nobody tells you about being a guide.

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Hidden Backyards in Kyiv: beautiful ruination

Is it really made of gold? – the guests of my walking tours are asking me when  looking at the golden domes of monastaries and cathedrals. “But why is this beautiful building in such a poor situation?” – the other most asked question. I am asking myself the same question: why?

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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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