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      Bangladeshi Passport. Ukraine Transit.

      Kiev Yesterday

      Hi I am a Bangladeshi Passport holder, resident in United Kingdom with long term work permit. I will be travelling from Istanbul to London via Kiev on 21 April 2014. I had a 2 hour stop-over which has now become 9 Hours in Boryspil International Airport due a to a flight change by UIA. From 11 AM to 8 PM. I would not like to sit in the airport for that long rather go out and see the beautiful city.
      Q. What are the chances of me getting a Transit visa at the airport for the day upon arrival? What would be the procedure?
      Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.


    • casino in kiev

      Kiev Yesterday

      Is there casino in kiev except in the Premier Palace hotel ?

    • visiting kiev

      Kiev Apr 16, 2014 at 12:35 AM

      We are planning to visit Kiev on May.
      Is it safe now in the city center? What is the atmosphir? Police and soldeirs in the streets ?
      Does people going out for night life? Does people travelling in the main streets?
      Reccomended to visit or not?

    • Internet Service

      Antratsit Apr 10, 2014 at 8:51 PM

      How difficult is to get internet in Antratsit, There is internet service in cafes, public places or somewhere else?

    • Looking for local guide Zaporizhzhya

      Zaporizhzhya Mar 27, 2014 at 11:35 AM

      Looking for local guide in Zaporizhzhya . will greatly show my appreciation to the local guide. English Speaking please. Allan

    • An extended trip to Zaporozhye

      Zaporizhzhya Mar 24, 2014 at 4:27 PM

      I Wish to Travel to Zaporozhye,Ukraine this June or Possibly,July or August.I Plan on Staying for Several Weeks so Renting an Apartment would be a Wise Choice.Any Information concerning Air Travel,Bus and Rail Transportation,Lodging and Sight-seeing would be Greatly

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      9 hours in Kiev. Safe to travel?

      Kiev Apr 2, 2014 at 5:09 PM

      Me and my wife are traveling from London to Istanbul via Kiev with UIA on 18th April and returning on 21st April 2014. We booked the trip before any protests started in Kiev.
      Now, due to a change in flights by the airlines, we have a 9 hour stop over in Kiev on our way back. Is it now safe to spend a few hours sightseeing in Kiev? If yes, what can we do / see in few hours?

    • information

      Sverdlovs'k Apr 2, 2014 at 12:51 PM

      is there such an address as lenina street 56, biryukovo village, sverdlovsk

    • Finding flights to Luhansk from Kiev

      Luhansk Mar 30, 2014 at 3:51 PM

      I can't find a secure website which provides flight's to Luhansk from Kiev

    • Travel to rivne

      Rivne Mar 21, 2014 at 7:23 PM

      I am not sure itis same place i wish to go Rovno, and i am trying to find a flight from Kiev to there. And where can you rent a car there ?

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      Boryspil to central train station Kiev

      Kiev Yesterday

      Just wondering how much roughly should a taxi cost from Boryspil airport to central train station Kiev?

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      IS it safe

      Ukraine Apr 3, 2014 at 1:04 PM

      I'm thinking of going out to Ukraine at the end of may . Does any one know which parts are safe ,as i know Crimea is not ..But other parts may be a bit unstable ,just not sure which parts .Any advise would be great ,thanks Glenn.

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      travel to Kiev

      Ukraine Mar 19, 2014 at 4:36 PM

      Plan to travel to Kiev the middle of April to petition my fiancee and stay about 2 to 3 weeks any advise, do you think that I will be ok there.


    • Isw it safe to travel to KIev

      Kiev Apr 10, 2014 at 1:26 PM

      We are family of 3, traveling end of May to Moscow-St. Petwersburg-Tallinn - Riga - Vilnius - Kiev - Paris
      Can you pleae tell me if it is safe to visit Kiev for 3 days in town.

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      Travel conditions in Odessa, Ukraine?

      Odessa Mar 24, 2014 at 6:56 AM

      If any Odessa locals would be kind enough to inform what conditions are like for travel in Odessa at the moment? I have arranged a trip there from some time ago, & I am due to arrive there April 16th for one week stay.
      I have heard / read mixed reports elsewhere. I read about protests / demonstrations turning violent earlier this month and state offices / parliament being attacked. Some people say Russian military is spreading in southern Ukraine and nearing Odessa, and things getting close to war. Other people say that in Odessa life continues as normal and is ok to travel.
      I was considering whether to postpone my trip, so any information would be much appreciated. Thanks.

    • Safe travel?

      Kiev Apr 2, 2014 at 7:57 AM

      Given the current situation in Ukraine, is it safe to travel there? I know the situation in Ukraine has calmed down considerably, but there are still some levels of unrest, especially in Crimea and in the East. I will be coming from the US to visit my fiance in Kiev in June.

    • Need current advice on travelling to Crimea

      Ukraine Mar 30, 2014 at 4:28 PM


      I am from the UK and I have a girlfriend in Simferopol. After waiting for many months, I finally have an opportunity to go and visit her but then there is the trouble there!

      She assures me she sees Westerners in the street: cafes, restaurants, etc., that they are without fear and that there is no aggression towards them. She insists it is safe for me to go there but she could be optimitstic as she wants to see me.

      I need advice from people from English speaking countries who have been there recently. Have they had any trouble? Do they agree it is safe? Will I have an advantage being 'protected' by a local?

      I would go there in the middle of April '14. i would need to travel via Moscow. What would be the visa situation now? I do not need a visa for Ukraine.

    • Looking for Yalta Guide

      by Noelle112 Online Now Feb 8, 2014 at 12:40 PM

      Looking for a local Guide in Yalta, we will be arriving on a cruise to Yalta Port Oct. 4, 2014 7:00 AM and leacing same day at 7:00 PM

      2 Answers Feb 9, 2014 at 7:42 AM
    • March / April

      by biff12_uk Online Now Dec 13, 2013 at 12:25 PM

      Hello A friend and I are looking to visit Yalta in late March 2014 and we were wondering if it busy then in terms of nightlife etc.. or is it just during the summer months ? thanks ken

      2 Answers Dec 14, 2013 at 10:20 PM
    • day in yalta

      by saltandvinegar Online Now Sep 11, 2013 at 5:35 AM

      Thank you to everyone who have given suggestions for Yalta. I am still a little confused about whether to take a private tour guide or try to do this on our own. We would like to take the ferry over to Swallow's Nest as I have heard it is a nice way to see it. We would like to go to Livadia Palace as well. I am a bit confused as to how to get from Swallow;s Nest to the palace. Is it easy to get public transit bus or taxi? Then from the palace back to port...could a bus or taxi take us there? In reading some suggestions on other sights, this seemed a little confusing to take a bus.
      Also, is there anything else we are missing as far as must see sights? Should we take a private tour? If so, any suggestions? Have tried a few but would like some more suggestions.
      Thanks everyone

      5 Answers Sep 13, 2013 at 5:54 AM
    • transportation from swallows nest to livadia palace

      by saltandvinegar Online Now Sep 9, 2013 at 8:06 AM

      Is there a way to get from Swallows nest to Livadia palace using public transit? Also can we get from Livadia palace to the port by way of public transit?
      Trying to see some sights of Yalta on our own. Heard it is nice to take the ferry from pier 9 to Swallows nest. We then thought we could hop over to the Livadia palace then back to port. Is this a good idea?

      2 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 12:08 PM
    • distance from swallows nest to palace

      by saltandvinegar Online Now Sep 9, 2013 at 6:48 AM

      Is it possible to walk from Swallows Nest to Livadia palace? We will be taking the ferry to Swallow's Nest.
      Is there public transit to take from Livadia palace back to the port? What would be the approximate cost of this?

      2 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 12:03 PM
    • tours in yalta

      by saltandvinegar Online Now Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 AM

      Is it advisable to use a tour guide for the day in Yalta or would it be okay to use a taxi to take us to Swallows nest and Lavidia castle?
      Got a quote from Crimean consulting for a day tour...are they reputable?
      what is the cost of the admission to the castle?

      3 Answers Aug 29, 2013 at 9:29 AM
    • Wine tours from Yalta

      by ixs30 Online Now Jul 28, 2012 at 9:08 PM


      Does anyone have info on any organized wine tours from Yalta to include Massandra,Magarachi, Koktebel, Novui Svet, Solnechnaja Dolina for two days (something like Napa tours)? Do local hotels offer this info at all?

      1 Answer Jul 29, 2012 at 7:29 AM
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      Is it still warm for the beach in Mid September in Yalta?

      by beebee9 Online Now Jul 21, 2011 at 8:20 AM

      Planning a trip to Kiev and Yalta in mid September. Anyone traveled to Yalta at that time? What is the weather like in mid september and is it considered to be off-season? Will restaurants, night clubs, etc. close for the summer?

    • Cruises from Yalta

      by pdesjard Online Now Jul 7, 2010 at 4:26 AM

      Hi, Does anyone know if there are any cruise liners sailing from Yalta. I know there are many cruises calling at Yalta from UK etc, but I want to find a cruise ship that can actually be boarded at Yalta , and possibly return there at the end of the cruise.

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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      yalta nightclubs

      by simon117 Online Now Jul 27, 2009 at 10:52 AM

      i am travelling to yalta end of august and i am wondering if someone can help me by giving me the nightclubs, restaurents, touristic places names to visit during my stay but specially i would like to have more information on the night life in yalta as i wanna have good time.


      1 Answer Jul 29, 2009 at 6:59 AM
    • FROGS

      by ericflet Online Now May 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

      I was in the Yelta botanical gardens recently and in the pond there were some frogs making the most strange noises and I was wondering what type of frogs they are?

      1 Answer May 30, 2009 at 5:27 AM
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      Apartment in Yalta!?

      by happpymike Online Now May 6, 2009 at 5:54 AM

      Hi There!!
      We are 2 guys planning our 2nd trip to Russia(Sochi)
      and Ukraine (Yalta),to review our wounderful memories!
      We will stay 7-14 nights in Yalta.(depending on budget!!)
      We will need a small one bed room and one hall apartment,
      Aircond.,T.V.,....and next to walking Str.(Navrojeh!!)and
      sea side,too.
      Your helps on this issue will be highly appreciated.
      TKS in advance!

      3 Answers May 26, 2011 at 10:18 AM
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      Is there any good camping site (tent) in Yalta or nearby?

      by VMarjanski Online Now Apr 20, 2009 at 10:42 AM


      Is there any good camping site (tent) in Yalta or nearby and what are the prices?
      If not, could you please recommend me cheap accommodation (about15E per person)?

      2 Answers Apr 22, 2009 at 6:52 AM
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      by happpymike Online Now Nov 17, 2007 at 10:52 PM

      Hi,I love to travel and find more about peoples and their cultures.I am planning to Visit Thailand on this New Year holidays and Ukrain or Russia on comming summer holidays,too.I have been in Thailand ,Ukrain and Russia
      once,long ago and it will be my second visit!
      What changes I have to expect!?
      What news(both pleasant or unpleasant)can be found!?
      Who I have the chance to meet!?
      All will be my new experiences of life and would be
      pleasant memories.
      Finding new friends is my most heartily interest!
      It would be of my great pleasure to receive your memorials.

      2 Answers Feb 11, 2008 at 9:45 AM
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      Visiting Yalta

      by Casual_Ad Online Now Jul 23, 2007 at 3:51 AM

      hi there,

      I will be coming to Yalta in the beginning of August and I'm intended to stay at Yalta Hotel Complex. I've check their website but would like to get some info from someone who has stayed there.

      My second question is: what is the best/cheapest way to go from Simferopol Airport to this hotel or to Yalta in general.... cost of tax, bus etc...

      Appreciate any comments.


      9 Answers Aug 15, 2007 at 2:13 PM
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      Beer, anyone? :)

      by bobs12 Online Now Jun 4, 2007 at 9:42 AM


      I will be in Crimea with three friends from the 14th to the 21st of June (soon!!)

      We would be very gald to meet any locals for a beer or five on our trip - we will be staying near Yalta in Gurzuf.

      If anyone (local) would like to meet up for a beer (or non-alcoholic drink :), please get in touch in the forum or by PM!

      Look forward to seeing you!

    • Organized tour or do it yourself

      by Tostsie Online Now May 30, 2006 at 8:48 PM

      I will be taking a cruise this summer, arriving at the following ports, Yalta, Sochi, Odessa, Constanta.
      Since we only have 1 day would you suggest we take an organized tour or go around by ourself? Also can we find local tour operators at the habor?

      1 Answer Aug 31, 2007 at 10:49 AM
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      A hotel with Internet access

      by Naffa Online Now May 24, 2006 at 5:08 AM

      I have to find a hotel with 24/7 Internet access in a room.
      Some of them offer Internet access as a separate service, i.e. somewhere in the hall and I don't expect it to be really available.
      Could anyone name a hotel with such service? Actually I would go anywhere in Crimea to let my daughter have a vacation while I work...
      So I am interested not only in Yalta's hotels.

      Or are there any other reliable options of Internet acces in anywhere in Crimea? Points of access?

      2 Answers Jun 14, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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      Getting to Demerdzhi

      by rjdbham Online Now Feb 17, 2006 at 5:20 AM

      How easy is it to visit Demerdzhi from Yalta?

      What are the best places to visit in the Demerrzhi area?




      1 Answer Feb 17, 2006 at 10:18 AM
    • Nightlife in Yalta

      by jonasb Online Now Jun 20, 2005 at 4:36 AM


      How is the nightlife in Yalta during the summer. I will be there for 1 week in the end of july. I was reading in a guide book that thereĀ“s not o much about nightlife in Yalta. Just 1 or 2 nightlclubs.

      Can anyone tell me if that is th way. Or is it better than this guide told me.

      Thank You !!!

    • If you are interested in Yalta, I will help you out

      by vanross Online Now Feb 19, 2005 at 8:48 AM

      Well, I am an American expat living here, so if you have any questions - ask away. If you plan to come here - I am (maybe?) the best help around. Ask away!

      5 Answers Apr 11, 2006 at 7:45 AM
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      Lodging in Yalta

      by Herve02 Online Now Feb 19, 2005 at 8:45 AM

      I come regularly to Yalta in the summer time. I enjoyed this town a lot. The lodging conditions are getting worse and worse every year. At the beginning I was renting quite good flats close to the beach for about 35 a day. Last summe it aws up to 100 a day. Hotels are even more expensive. Any tips, suggestions or help to beat up the inflation in flats renting ? Best regards. Herve from France

      2 Answers Nov 20, 2005 at 1:00 AM
    • B&B for 1 night in Yalta

      by memika Online Now Aug 8, 2004 at 1:37 AM

      Hi, does it any budget place in Yalta for 2 persons for 1 night? thanks a lot

      1 Answer Feb 26, 2005 at 2:00 AM
    • City festival in Jalta

      by anvera Online Now Feb 5, 2004 at 10:40 AM

      There will be the city festival in Yalta? When it will be? Where I can get any information?

      3 Answers Feb 6, 2004 at 8:18 AM
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      by skimble Online Now Jan 4, 2004 at 5:55 PM

      Can anyone assist with information on Bed & Breakfast accommodation and whether they may speak some English

      2 Answers Feb 6, 2004 at 3:12 AM
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      by skimble Online Now Jan 2, 2004 at 8:14 PM

      what are the best ways to travel from UK to Yalta

      3 Answers Jan 4, 2004 at 12:39 PM
    • Yalta hospital phone number

      by kiwisam Online Now Jul 1, 2003 at 2:49 PM

      Hi there Does anyone know the phone number for the hospital in Yalta? or anyway of finding out phone numbers of places in Yalta i.e online phone directory? I am in New Zealand (otherside of the world) and can't find anyone here who knows. Thank you

      5 Answers Jul 1, 2003 at 3:10 PM
    • Street names

      by kiwisam Online Now Jun 29, 2003 at 7:24 PM

      Hi there, Can anyone tell me what the n. stands for in a street name. i.e. Crimea, Yalta Gaspra, n. tamarli

      10 Answers Jul 1, 2003 at 2:52 PM

      by langodetango Online Now May 7, 2003 at 12:28 AM

      What type of weather can I expect in Yalta around the end of it warm...can I get a tan?

      3 Answers Sep 8, 2003 at 4:50 AM
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      Russian language course

      by yumyum Online Now Nov 10, 2002 at 1:44 PM

      Hi, Has anyone been to a language course in Yalta? How was it and what season would you recommend? Thanks Sonja

      14 Answers Mar 22, 2012 at 1:33 PM