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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Cheese Museum

Are you a fan of cheese? Are you curious about Ukrainian traditions and history? Get the best of both worlds at the Cheese Museum! Hear the cheesy tales of this land we call 'Ukraine' and try some delicious unique cheeses, created and highly ethically produced by the co-founder of the museum Taras…

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ALMA Cup for Jason

This week's ALMA Cup winner is Jason! Jason is an excellent filmmaker. Only recently has he graduated from NYU, yet already he is actively filming for numerous projects. If looks like many skills come quite effortlessly to Jason, because in class of Russian as foreign here at ALMA School he is just…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: National Art Museum of Ukraine

So, you are staying in Kyiv and you are after some CULTURE. How about starting at the National Art Museum of Ukraine? The Museum has been around for about a century and in that time has gathered quite a collection. If names like "Ilya Repin", "Vasily Tropinin", "Mykola…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: St. Sophia's Square

It's Orthodox Christmas this weekend, and, whether you celebrate or not, St. Sophia's Square in Kiev is THE place to be. The square is one of the oldest places in the city and is surrounded by landmarks. However, this time of the year the place becomes simply magical. The lights shine over a…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Globus

As the Christmas present issue is burning brighter by the hour, ALMA School jumps to recommend a shopping spot nearby. 'Глобус' (Globe) is your standard mall, except for one small detail — it is located right under Maidan, the absolute trademark of Kyiv. Which means you can combine tedious browsing through…

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