5 rules for Ukrainian etiquette

5 rules for Ukrainian etiquette

Ukraine is a country that in spite of its recent wars and economic turmoil is fast recovering its popularity for visitors. But what should you be careful of in terms of your manners while on a trip there? 1. When visiting a Ukrainian home it is typical to bring a...
5 rules for Polish etiquette

5 rules for Polish etiquette

So Poland is a country that is becoming more and more popular to visit but what should you be careful of in terms of your manners while on a trip there? 1. When visiting a Polish home it is typical to bring a small gift such as flowers, chocolates, sweets or wine for...
Vinnitsa: Crossing the border into western Ukraine

Vinnitsa: Crossing the border into western Ukraine

Reaching the Ukrainian border we crossed by bridge from Moldova to Ukraine dodging the hawkers selling potatoes in the no-man’s land of the bridge. On the Ukrainian side, we were greeted by ushanka (шапка-ушанка) wearing Ukrainian border guards. Enamored of the female...

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