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…

Pushcha-Voditsa

Video: The Pushcha-Voditsa forest tram

The Pushcha-Voditsa tram was described by one online nutcase as ‘the most incredible tram journey in the world’. I wouldn’t go that far, but it is quite cool. It leaves Kyiv and chugs off through some forests before arriving at a small, sleep yet beautiful spa town. Kyiv trams were built in Czechoslovakia in the bronze age,…