City Guide: Kherson

A native’s guide to Kherson By Жанна Кобылинская There is a city in Ukraine filled of special aura, green parks and romance… This city is Kherson If you want to visit a city filled with a special aura of love and romanticism, I recommend you to come to Kherson in the south of Ukraine. The…

Buy the book! 101 Reasons to Love Kyiv

Following the huge success of our article 101 Reasons to Love Kyiv, we decided to publish it, along with some stunning pictures of the Ukrainian capital. The book makes a wonderful souvenir for tourists and visitors, and is also the perfect gift for anyone who wants to share the beauty of this city. The book is currently…

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…

How to: use the metro in Kiev

Kiev’s metro (subway) system can be quite intimidating, especially if you’re new to Ukraine, don’t speak the local language and can’t read cyrillic. However, fear not because it is actually a very cheap, convenient, fast, safe and reliable way to travel around the city. First, you will need to find a station, then you will…

Can you explain Ukraine?

This website (bluetoyellow.com) was set up with a simple mission: uncover Ukraine. It is a fun mission and it is a fascinating mission – but we need your help. We need you to help us explain Ukraine. Our writers and editors all work full-time on other projects and for other companies, but we write whatever we can,…

Feeling like a Ukrainian

You know you’ve been in Ukraine too long when…

Have you been in Ukraine too long? Have you assimilated, forgotten your native personality and started to behave like a Ukrainian? Here’s a check-list to help you find out. You know you’ve been in Ukraine too long when… You put ukrop (dill) on everything. I mean EVERYTHING. Your not scared of the street dogs. You know how to…