1. How safe is it to travel to Ukraine now?
As you know, one year ago there was an armed conflict in Ukraine.
For now the war activities in Ukraine are localized in a small area on the south east of the country. The area is totally surrounded and there is a buffer zone around it.
On the rest of the Ukrainian territory life is going in it’s normal and calm way. All people are working and living their normal lives.
In the streets there’s a lot of police and national guard who take care of the order.
Kharkov is the city with most quantity of police for the population. Security and order here are on the high level.
In the city center you can walk and enjoy life anytime. In the night it’s not recommended to be around drunk people – in the bars or night clubs. Drunk people can be aggressive.
In the rest Ukrainians are a very peaceful nation.
2. Food, accommodation, transport and leisure – what’s up with them?
As you are going here on vacation, it’s important to spend it in safe and comfortable way, right?
Ukraine is an agricultural country. They grow everything here – vegs, fruit, meat, make wine, juices and other drinks. Soil here is very good. And everyone who visits Ukraine says that food here’s very tasty.
And the huge plus for you is that last year dollar and euro got 2.5 times more expensive, but the prices have risen for 10-20% max. So for you it is 2 times cheaper to travel to Ukraine!
In Kharkov city there are lots of cafes and restaurants with European and Ukrainian cuisine. The best are Pushka, Argentina Grill, Sloboda, Shato.
In Ukrainian cuisine I’d recommend you to try borsch, vareniki and draniki.
There are several great Italian restaurants: De Gusto, Trattoria.
Also Kharkov is famous for it’s beer pubs. People from all around come here to drink beer. There are some small breweries with good beer too. Good pubs are: Stargorod, Irish Pub and Slavutich Shato.
An average check in a good restaurant for 2 people for dinner and alcohol will be around 50 dollars. Without alcohol 20-40 dollars.
You can have lunch in a café for 3-5 dollars. In such places like Puzata Khata, Coffee Life and other places on business lunch time.
There’s a lot of hotels that were build and remodeled before Euro 2012 football cup. You can easily find them online.
UFMA provides comfortable apartments for the guests. Where you can enjoy calm and private atmosphere.
The price per night in a good hotel in Kharkov is 60-120 dollars.
Transport and leisure time
Best way to get to Ukraine is by plane.
Most flights go to Kiev. And further you can fly to Kharkov or other cities.
Taxi in Kharkov is not expensive. In the city center you can travel for 2-3 dollars per ride. Travel outside the city will be 20-30 dollars one way.
As I wrote before, there’s a lot of restaurants, bars and pubs in the city. There are a lot of night clubs and Discos, best ones are Bolero and Panorama.
There are 2 zoos and the big amusement park in the city center.
For the history lovers we have a lot of museums – historical museum, art galleries. There are several old mansions and castles around the city.
There are almost 2 million people in the city. There’s everything here.
You won’t be bored for sure
3. Meeting the ladies.
As this is the marriage agency, we welcome guys from all around the world who come to meet their second halves.
So I will write a little about how this happens.
Of course you can come and try to meet the ladies in the streets, bars or such. But it’s not guaranteed that the ladies will welcome this and it’s not guaranteed that those will be good women with good intentions.
Or you can try and come to meet a lady via the agency. You can correspond with her a little and come to see her.
The big plus of meeting ladies this way is that they have same goals and intentions as you – creating family and relationships.
Of course the services of the agency are paid, but maybe this is worth not wasting time and money for other useless contacts.
At UFMA you can get the “all inclusive” Romantic Tours or Introduction services.
See more and watch a short video about UFMA Tours here: http://www.ukrainianfiancee.com/tours.htm
And welcome to Kharkov to have a great vacation!