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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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October 8, 2018
Every Pole’s Favorite Fall Pastime

We call it Złota Polska Jesień, the Golden Polish Fall. The weather in September and October is usually pleasant and the trees amaze with all their reds, oranges, yellows and browns, which altogether makes one just want to get lost somewhere in the middle of the woods and give oneself over to nearly every Pole’s […]

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July 18, 2018
Growing Food in the Middle of the City

In his “Last Child in the Woods”, Richard Louv takes up the problem of children having less and less exposure to nature, which is most clearly visible in big cities. As a child, born and raised in Warsaw, the biggest city of Poland, I never really suffered from reduced exposure to nature and the present […]

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June 5, 2018
Polish Children's Books in English: the Classics

The recent book fair in Warsaw and the celebration of Children’s Day on June 1st have inspired us to write a cycle of posts about Polish books in translation. Books are always a great idea for a present, especially for children, who benefit from reading at so many different levels. If your children’s or grandchildren’s […]

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April 27, 2018
Poland’s Beloved Majówka

After long winter months, nature is waking up to life at an astounding pace. Birds chirping, trees blossoming, bees buzzing, sun shining, clouds sailing the blue sky slowly… doesn’t it make you want to grab a blanket, pack your picnic basket and forget about the everyday rush? Well, that’s how millions of Poles feel about […]

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March 29, 2018
Celebrating Easter Polish style

Easter egg hunt, marshmallows and hot cross buns? Not in Poland! But Polish people have their own, fascinating customs and traditions that you can discover yourself if you happen to visit Poland at Easter time. On Palm Sunday, the beginning of the Holy Week, Polish churches are crowded with people holding colorful, artificial palms. Naturally, […]

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March 21, 2018
The Easter Palm Sunday

Easter is upon us! Between the many traditions around the world, none is nearly as colorful and happy as the Palm Sunday in Poland! And that’s what we’re going to talk about today. Palm Sunday is the day that starts the Holy Week in Poland – the seven days long celebrations before Easter. It commemorates […]

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February 8, 2018
Polish Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has come once again! Every year, countless couples across the world celebrate the day with their loved ones. Some people disapprove of the overwhelming cuteness and pinkness that fills the shops in February, some are happy to have a special occasion to spend a romantic evening with someone. What’s it like in Poland? […]

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January 16, 2018
Appreciating the Grandparents

Being one of the winter months, January is dark, cold and abounds in snow. Everybody has their own ways of making the long evenings warmer. But two days are warm by definition, at least when it comes to the warmth we feel in our hearts. The 21st and 22nd of January. The Grandmother's and Grandfather’s […]

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March 11, 2017
Unusual Nativity Scenes

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 […]

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January 1, 2017
New Year Customs in Poland

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 […]

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December 15, 2016
Academy Awards and Actresses

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 […]

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