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Ukraine

I knew Ukraine was going to be interesting but it blew my expectations out of the water with its beauty and how welcoming it was too. Make sure to explore outside of Kiev as well, the different parts of the country vary drastically in vibe and feel as well as culture and views. 

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Basic Info

Drinking water: Not recommended to drink from the tap

Plugs: Type C and F (See photo below)

Covid Updates

Unvaccinated travelers must have a negative test. All travelers must have an insurance policy that covers Covid 19 that lasts through the duration of the trip. Unvaccinated travelers from India or Russia must undergo a 14 day quarantine. 

**Make sure to triple check entry requirements well before departure as protocols are constantly changing** 

Money

Official currency: ₴ Ukrainian hryvnia 

Credit cards: Fairly common but have cash on hand for smaller purchases 

Tipping: Not customary, but a slight tip expected from tourists 

Visas

72 countries can enter visa free including the US, Canada, Europe and most of the rest of the Americas. Another handful can get an eVisa. 

**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**

Vaccinations

None

**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**

Safety

Do NOT travel here due to the current situation with Russia

**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**

Language

Official Languages: Ukranian

Hello: Добрий день (Dobryi den’)

Thank-you: Дякую (Djakuju)

Yes: Так (tak)      No: Hi (nie)

Beerпиво (pee-voh)

     Water: Вода (vo-da)

When to go

Spring and fall is the best time to visit due to lower crowds and prices than the summer but with nice weather. Winter can be cold but it also means way fewer tourists making cities enjoyable as well as lovely Christmas markets and activities.  

Responsible Travel

Don’t take selfies at Chernobyl, be respectful. Many died to protect the rest of the world. Don’t touch things, listen to the guide, follow the rules. You might think you are special, but you are not. 

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