Lviv

Useful Phrases In Ukrainian For Tourists

Ukraine is quite a new tourist destination and it is becoming popular every year. Although some of the cities like Lviv and Odesa are used to foreigners, therefore people speak some English, many people in small cities do not speak English. So, I made a list of the most useful phrases in Ukrainian that would help you to travel through this country. English Ukrainian How To Read Hello (formal) / Good Day Добрий День [Dobrii Den’] Hi Привіт [Privit…

Best International Food In Lviv, Ukraine

Although Lviv is known as a cultural capital of Ukraine, Lviv is also a food capital of Ukraine. Lviv is famous for its restaurants that serve traditional Ukrainian food, for its bars with fantastic craft beer, and for its cafes with great desserts and delicious coffee. All of these are enough for tourists to enjoy and fall in love with this city. But if you are an expat who lives in Lviv, you might also…

Lviv Restaurant Review: YOKI

Lviv is well known in Ukraine for its cafe and restaurant society. There are a big amount of good hidden themed restaurants that serve mostly Ukrainian cuisine. There are also many places that serve international cuisine, especially sushi. Lviv also has a few fancy places for which people make reservations and dress up, like Bachevskyi restaurant or Pretty High Kitchen. Recently opened in Lviv is a new place that you can totally describe as “trendsetting…

Shopping in Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv is a city that has many cute cafes and amazing restaurants. There is also a good amount of small souvenir shops all over the old town. And if you are a tourist that is probably enough for you, but for those who moved to Lviv for some time and are looking to do some proper shopping, Lviv can seem like a city without malls. That is because some of the malls are hidden. So…

Underrated Europe Cities You Need To Visit

The whole of Europe is basically an open air museum. Every part in it has a long history, beautiful architecture, and interesting cultures. There are some parts/cities like London or Paris or Vienna that have been visited by many people and there some other cities that have a lot to offer but for some reason they are overlooked by most tourists. This makes this list of underrated Europe cities you need to visit all…

30 Things To Do In Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv is not only the cultural capital of Ukraine, AND one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, but it’s also where I live. You may have noticed that by just how much content I have about this great city. This ever expanding list of things to do in Lviv Ukraine will be useful to anyone looking to visit Lviv, either for a city break or a long term stay. How To Get…

A Condensed History Of Lviv

What do you actually know about East Europe? Poor, dangerous places, post Soviet Union countries, maybe, you heard about Russian aggression in recent news…and, probably, that is all. In my condensed history of Lviv you’ll learn a bit of the origin of this cultural capital and why it should be the next place you visit. So in this article i want to tell you a bit more about this part of the…

The Hidden River Of Lviv

Lviv is a wonderful city. Everything from its foundation to the present is fascinating for tourists. It is surprising to many people why such a large and important city was not built by a river, because all the big cities in Europe were always built near water. And few people know that in fact the river Poltva that once flowed through the streets of Lviv is now flowing beneath them. Strange, isn’t it…

Gas Lamp Restaurant

Did you know that Lviv was the place where the kerosene lamp was invented? There’s even a gas lamp restaurant-bar dedicated to this revolutionary invention! In honor of the invention of the kerosene lamp, the great restaurant-museum “Gas-Lamp restaurant” was opened in Lviv. It is located in the center of the old city.  The restaurant occupies three floors plus terrace of an old mansion with a large collection…

Masoch Cafe & Masochism In Lviv

In this article we are going to talk about one of the most interesting places in Lviv – Cafe Masoch. What do you know about the term “masochism”, where it came from and who was the first masochist. The First Masochist In 1836 in Lemberg, at the time a province of the Austrian Empire (now Lviv, Ukraine) was born Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch. He was an Austrian writer and journalist, who is…