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5 Tips for Gentlemen Ready to Go Meet their Special Russian Woman

8. July 2010 by Admin 0 Comments

You have been corresponding for months, getting to know each other, and finally, the time has come to meet in person. We know that this is a huge time and money commitment on the part of our members, so we want to make sure that they have as much knowledge as possible and have realistic expectations. Here are a few tips to help you have the right mindset as you prepare for your trip.

Where to Meet

The most common places to take a first date are cafés or restaurants. Why? It’s a public place, where two people can sit, eat and talk as they get to know each other. It could be fun to go to her favorite place, so she can show you what she likes.

Sometimes, gentlemen want the ladies to travel to resort towns in Ukraine to meet them for the first time. While it may seem romantic and thoughtful, sometimes these offers can be too much for a first meeting, as the ladies may not be comfortable spending the night with a stranger. We recommend waiting until after you meet to make getaway plans. Take your time and don’t pressure her. Trust us, she’ll be more comfortable and you’ll be happier with the outcome.

Chaperones and Interpreters

Sometimes, the lady may not feel comfortable meeting a stranger for the first time without some help. Whether there is a language or comfort barrier, often times the lady wants to have a third party accompanying the couple on their first meeting.

If You Go Solo…

While we recommend that you either work with us or one of our local agencies to plan your itinerary while you are there, you can make the trip by yourself. If you choose to do so, here are some things to think about:

  • Don’t bring expensive electronics – This is a good rule for any trip. Leave your iPhone at home. If you want to be connected, we recommend you rent a cell phone by the day (about $10/day).
  • If you rent a car, beware – The roads in Ukraine and Russia are NOTHING like the ones in the US or Canada, so don’t expect a smooth ride everywhere you go. Many members that have rented cars thinking they could get more mileage on their own, but most regret doing so.
  • Learn basic Russian – Using the internet or language software, we recommend that you can at least handle the basics of Russian conversation if you decide to go on your own. Ordering food, locating amenities, making right or left turns and greetings are must haves for the solo traveler.

For a more in depth lesson, download our ebook, Traveling to Russia or Ukraine Looking for Love, or check out Rob’s Trip to Ukraine.