Don’t be scared of the lifts

Lifts, or ‘elevators’ in Eastern Europe are intimidating things. They are small, they don’t look safe and they are usually in a state of stinking decay.   However, don’t be scared by Ukraine’s collection of terror-boxes – I haven’t heard of anyone who’s every been hurt in, or by a lift. In Romania, I once squeezed into…

Ukraine Survival Guide

This is a short ‘survival guide’ for people who are unfamiliar with Ukraine. I have been here in Ukraine for over two years, but I still remember what it is like to arrive in an unfamiliar place with a crazy alphabet and an almost non-existent tourist industry. So, while the guide is not 100% serious…

Sorry

Alexander Terlyuk and e-not.tv want to welcome you to Ukraine. They also want to clear up a few points and say sorry. Don’t be intimidated, I think he means it.

EURO 2012 promos

As Ukraine gets ready to host the European football championships in June the country, well parts of it,  have had quite a serious cosmetic makeover. Streets have been repaired, roads built, airports opened and stadiums erected. Kyiv and Lviv got new logos, and the metro system even got new ‘English’ language signs! In addition to…