Kyiv with Kids

It took us a bit longer to get acclimated and comfortable in Kyiv, but after we settled in, we got straight to work with researching fun things for Nolan in the city. It’s actually become a bit of a thing on our trip. Nolan will…

Keep It Real Kyiv

Since I took us a bit longer to settle into Kyiv, I feel like our time actually went a lot faster.  I think our first week in the city was really an adjustment, so looking back, it feels like we were really only here for…

All My Favorites in Kyiv

In case I ever come back to Kyiv or when someone asked me for recommendations in Kyiv, I wanted to put my favorites in writing.  During our month in Kyiv, I visited about 25 coffee shops and bakeries. While you might find that slightly excessing,…

Comic Con Ukraine

Looking back at our month in Kyiv, one of my favorite memories was taking Nolan to Comic Con. It was such a fantastic day; I thought I would share our adventure. When looking for things to do in Kyiv, I came across a flyer for…

Family: Kyiv

In Kyiv, family proved to be one of the most challenging topics for me because of the language. I wasn’t really able to chat or meet many English-speaking people.  So my research if really based on what I observed, research, and what I learned from…

Faith: Kyiv

Faith is pretty easy in Kyiv. Looking out the windows of the apartment you can see the beautiful gold domes of the cathedrals. Sitting on the balcony drinking my coffee in the mornings, I often heard singing from one of the cathedrals, though I was…

Food: Kyiv Part 2

After we settled into the apartment and realized how limited the supplies were and after our visit to the Billa, I knew I needed to find another option for a shopping center.  We needed to find a few more pans so that I could cook…