A Mongers travelogue to Kiev.
Just to recap: Would I recommend Kiev as a good mongering destination? For somewhere completely different my answer is yes and for Ukraine which has recently joined the economic part of the EU, Kiev is still remarkably inexpensive with affordable taxis both in the city and to and from the airport.
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Mongering in Kiev Part 2
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Kiev, oh Kiev
Reaching the outskirts of Kiev in the airport taxi and the start of the main rush hour traffic brought to home that I really was experiencing a foreign city in a foreign country. The diverse architecture, the Cyrillic script and advertising, the shops and restaurants lit up in the late afternoon gloom, this is a real Russian (Ukrainian) City so different from what I’m used to at home and what makes travelling to a new place so interesting and stimulating. Kiev has a hilly side to it too, in parts, but the start to Khreshchatyk Street part where I was staying was thankfully flat.
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