St. Valentine's Day, the most romantic holiday of the year, prompts even the least romantic Ukrainians to shop for gifts to give their loved ones -- despite the financial crisis.
The Kyiv Post has hunted down a selection of the cheapest and most expensive options:
Izolyatsia, an arts fund that once based in Donetsk, has started a new life in Kyiv -- another relocation forced by Russia's war against Ukraine.
Saying ‘thank you’ to a stranger in a military uniform can be hard. So two women came up with the idea of letting a sticker do the job of expressing gratitude to Ukrainian soldiers risking their lives in defending the nation.
This year's celebrations of Christmas and New Year are more humble than usual. In particular, this year there will be no New Year fireworks at Maidan Nezalezhnosti - for the first time in the history of independent Ukraine. Still Kyiv offers many entertaining activities to make Christmas and New Year holidays cheerful. Kyiv Post picked some of the events that can uplift your mood.
In an unexpected twist, Ukraine's year-old revolution spilled into street art, transforming some bleak old buildings into colorful memories of people's uprising - and not just in Kyiv.
The recently opened Hearts Club draws attention with its central location at Lva Tolstoho Square. Having paid a visit to one of its recent parties, I can say that Hearts is a nice choice, but a number of flaws may stop it from becoming the best.
Steak houses have been one of the mainstays of the Kyiv restaurant scene for years despite rising competition and shrinking wallets. The Kyiv Post went out and selected five establishments that offer the juiciest, best done steaks in town.
Going abroad for a week is an adventure, but moving to another country is a life-changing decision.
The hostess at the newly opened Vapiano restaurant in Kyiv’s Arena City makes guests feel like celebrities with her warmth. She also hands out a fancy plastic card that’s still a novelty in Kyiv restaurants. The card can be used for ordering and payment.
White shining gold-encrusted limo carriage has been spotted on Kyiv streets recently.
Every morning the alarm clock rings no later than 4 a.m. for aspiring young bakers in Kyiv. Dozens of young people strive to succeed with their startup bakeries, which they run right at their home kitchens, with an oven as their main asset.