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Christmas time is perfect for traveling to Poland. The streets of the main cities look adorable, adorned with lights. Walking around the Old Town in Warsaw or Kraków, you can try the tasty Polish food and buy presents on the Christmas market. But if you are planning a trip to Poland at the turn of […]
Last week, on the 2nd February, was the anniversary of ORP Orzeł (Republic of Poland Ship “Eagle”) being commissioned into naval service. The story of that submarine is one of a kind, and remembered to this day by both Polish people and the citizens of Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, which witnessed the “Orzeł […]
Every now and then we will supply you with a little bit of trivia that will help you get around Poland and make your stay even more pleasant. We start today by taking our topic literally: it’s going to be about tips. The phenomenon of tips is not unknown in Poland: the polish word is […]
Yes, that’s what they’re called. Of course, they are not the Himalayas, but the name still fits. Karkonosze are a mountain range in the south-western Poland and a border region with the Czech Republic. Known for their picturesque landscapes, they are one of UNESCO’s biosphere reserves. Poland has quite a few notable mountain ranges, and […]
Perched dramatically on the tall rocks near the Polish-German border is the castle of Czocha, a very old and very impressive fortress, with as interesting a history as one can expect from a building erected in 1247. The rocky peninsula created by a weaving river Kwisa (or Queis in German) seemed custom-made to support a […]
No, this is not going to be about how Poland is chock-full of beautiful women just waiting for foreign attention. If you’re into that kind of sleazy advertising, look elsewhere, because this will be about architecture. There is a word in Polish that describes a small, bed-sitting room apartment kawalerka, literally “bachelor’s flat,” the idea […]
Happy New Year! Okay, happy Belated New Year, anyway. New Year’s Eve celebrations got very cosmopolitan in the last few decades, with most countries doing the same thing: concerts, fireworks and champagne. It was not always so, however, and there used to be some specific customs and superstitions that seem to dwindle under the strenght […]
You may have read, here on RealPoland Blog, about the Museum of the Polish Jews – one that promotes the culture of Polish Jews. There’s some really interesting things to see, in the museum and out there in the country, of the Polish Jewish heritage, and the Moorish Revival Synagogue in Ostrów Wielkopolski is one […]
You’ve probably heard, because these things get quite a coverage, about the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film going to a Polish movie called Ida. And you may have wondered what all the fuss is about – Oscars, BAFTAs, what’s going on? What’s going on is actually quite a normal occurrence when skilled artists […]
The 6th of December is a day long awaited by all children in Poland. Why? It’s Santa Claus’s name day! Not only does this make people realize that Christmas is near, but also it brings its own little nice customs. Traditionally, children receive small gifts on this day. Traces of this custom can be found […]
The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have been on the news for quite some time, and for various reasons. But no reason could be better for Poland than the Olympic Gold just won by the young ski jumper Kamil Stoch. If Olympic Gold itself is not enough explanation for you as to why is this […]
It is breaking news for anyone who is planning some tours to Poland in 2016 from North America! The exchange rate for US Dollar to Polish Zloty (PLN) has never been so high since 2004! What does it mean for travelers? To be honest, it is like getting a big discount, irrespective of the price […]
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