Many taxi drivers will attempt to charge you an exorbitant fee, only revealed at the end of the journey.
Many visitors to Kiev will never notice how bad the country’s roads are.
The road from Boryspil Airport to Kiev is in pretty good shape, as are most of those in the city centre.
Although the police in Kiev are no angels, they don’t, unlike their counterparts in Moscow, routinely pester foreigners for documents and bribes.
We have never been stopped in the street by the police and very rarely see others being stopped and having their documents checked.
A bogus policeman then appears and demands to see the tourist’s wallet.