If you plan to go out to the drinking scene as a way to meet women, you should do further research on the individual cities and see which ones fit your style best.
It would be horrible to get all the way to Ukraine only to learn that the city you chose has nothing to do at night.
Ukrainian people tend to go out late, stay out late, and have a hell of a time during the whole process.
Too many tourists go on holiday (not just in Ukraine) and they dress like Don’t be that guy.
…at least learn a little bit so you can greet her in Russian.
This will at least “lower the guard” a bit, so to speak.
Needless to say, the kind of social environments that locals might use to meet their partners isn’t really available for those of us who travel to Ukraine.Not every Ukrainian girl wants to get married and have babies TOMORROW.It’s most important to know that there is not a “one night stand” culture. Of course there are always exceptions to this, but generally speaking it’s best to keep this in mind.It picks up a bit on the weekend days, but contrast it to a place like Kharkiv which has a spot to go to every night.Odessa has a Las Vegas-esque environment for two months a year, but falls off after that.