Kiev, Ukraine
Anna, 27
Project Manager & Yoga Lover
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What do you do and why do you do it?

Professionally I am project manager and business analyst in an international bank. Out of my job, I am yoga lover, healthy food liker and travelling addicted person who dreams to write a book.

Name some spots in Kyiv that are good for a Tinder date.

If you are male who would like to surprise a girl - Milk Bar or The Cake if you are female who would like to surprise a guy - Barman Dictat, if you do not care and want to find tasty food and comfy atmosphere - Lovely Uncle

Who’s your hero and where in Kyiv would you take them out for a serious hang?

My hero is my Mam) and definitely for family day we will go to Art-Zavod Platforma

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I love big shopping malls: Gulliver, Sky Mall, Dream Town and Ukrainian brands shop - Vsi Svoi

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Breakfast in city center at early Saturday when half of the city still sleep

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Kyiv and where did you get it?

China Hi - fried larvae - and it was nothing special) like pop corn)

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Kyiv that you particularly like?

Parovoz speak easy Bar or the Alchemist - good cocktails and music,

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Kyiv? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

BAO - Modern Chinese Cuisine which will get you to heaven. Excellent design, unforgettable food ans good service. Asparagus salad with shrimp and spicy cost near 15$ and chicken with lemongrass and pepper sauce cost near 8$

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Pork fat in chocolate - I am sure you will never try it in other countries, but you can in Ukraine, good option at the restaurant Kanapa.

What are the Kyiv spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Podil district - historical part of the Kyiv with wonderful places and buildings!

Tomorrow’s your last day in Kyiv. How do you spend it?

I will go for breakfast with my family to Lovely uncle, than I will go to my workplace which is in the heart of Kyiv - Podil, after I will spend time near Dnipro and will visit Mariinsky park, than I will go to cinema theatre Kyiv and finish ,y day in Lipsky restaurant!

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Paris - for memories, beauty, cheese&wine!

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