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…

The Amazing Ukrainian Spider-Man

When I was young, I would sometimes dress-up and pretend to be a superhero. Normally, as with small superheros accross the UK, this would involve lots of running, screaming and jumping from the top of the sofa. Occasionally, if I was feeling *really* brave I might climb a tree or ride my BMX bikes over…