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November 23, 2021
The Story of Polish Vodka

Visiting Poland and not having a taste of Polish vodka is like visiting Paris and not seeing the Eiffel Tower. It simply doesn’t count 😉 This transparent liquid with high alcohol percentage has been a traditional element of parties and celebrations for centuries; the formula and the production process have been mastered to such a […]

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December 11, 2020
Kraków Nativity Scenes Online

On the first Thursday of December people gather around the Adam Mickiewicz monument for the annual szopki krakowskie contest. Szopki are beautiful and unusual Nativity scenes with a Polish twist to them. They're made of wood, plywood, cardboard and decorated with colorful tinfoil. Making szopki is a tradition that dates back to the 19th century […]

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September 2, 2020
The Polish Education System

How long has it been since you finished school? Today we can all feel as if we were students again and take a peek into the Polish classroom. All the more so as the Polish education system is undergoing structural changes, with a reform being implemented between the school years 2017/2018 and 2022/2023. Let us […]

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December 16, 2019
Christmas in Poland: a comprehensive guide to Polish Christmas customs and traditions

Christmas is a very special time all around the world, yet every country has its own, unique ways of celebrating it. Have you been wondering how it is done in Poland? It would probably be best to book a trip to Poland and see it yourself, but if you haven't had a chance to do […]

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November 22, 2019
Fortune-telling on St. Andrew’s Eve

In Poland, the night between 29 and 30 of November was believed to be especially suitable for fortune-telling. It used to be celebrated by young, unmarried girls, who hoped that on St. Andrew’s Eve their future husband would be revealed. Nowadays, both men and women join the celebrations, as it is the last occasion for […]

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October 31, 2019
All Saints' Day in Poland: Remembering Those Who Are Gone

People all around the world are about to celebrate Halloween. Although some of the younger generation in Poland (especially parents of small children) have adopted this custom and you can meet children trick-or-treating on the streets of the biggest Polish cities, Halloween is generally frowned upon by many Poles and especially by the Polish Church. […]

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March 21, 2019
How to Say 'Goodbye' to Polish Winter

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February 21, 2019
Inside a Polish Home

When you travel, don’t you ever wish you could look inside the houses and blocks of flats you pass along your way to see the interior of the natives’ homes and get a glimpse of what their everyday life looks like? Well, let us introduce you to how Polish people typically live. In cities, the […]

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January 23, 2019
Modern Polish Children's Books in English

Modern Polish literature for children is gaining popularity all over the world and is eagerly translated to other languages. It doesn’t come as a surprise. Great style, perfect choice of topics and incredible illustrations is the ultimate recipe for success. If you’re looking for a present for a child, we hope we can convince you […]

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January 8, 2019
Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity

Let the Orchestra play!The first or second Sunday in January is when the Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy, WOŚP) takes place. What is it all about? WOŚP is one of the biggest non-governmental charity organizations in Poland, founded in 1993 to provide medical equipment to public hospitals […]

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November 30, 2018
Polish Christmas - Advent Calendar

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October 15, 2018
Being a Parent in Poland

The whole world is watching Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with excitement, as they have just announced that they are expecting a baby. That’s wonderful news! Congratulations for the parents-to-be! We may have no royal family and no royal babies to expect in Poland, but I daresay most Polish babies have quite luxurious lives, taking […]

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