Angling & Leisure Activities in Poland

Angling & Leisure Activities in Poland

Canoeing enthusiasts may consider sites ideal for canoeing like Mazury, Bory Tucholskie, and Pojezierze Wa?eckie in Poland. These are picturesque and deserted routes and expect wild plants and rare animals along your way. Suwalszczyzna, Pojezierze Drawskie are unforgettable. Imagine paddling in virgin rivers. Capture those beautiful landscapes and wildlife in your memories are best on routes such as Krutynia, Biebrza, Pisa, Brda and Wda in Poland. Or sail on kayaks individually to Rospuda, Cza... [ read more ]

Amazing Sights of Zakopane

Amazing Sights of Zakopane

At the south of Krakow in Poland is a beautiful mountain lake situated at the altitude of 1400 meters above the sea level. See its beautiful reflection on the crystal clear waters of the lake, the high peaks of the Tatra Mountains has snow that never melts. Great sight for summer and to stroll leisurely along the marked path is also a pleasure. Oko, Tatra Mountains Also known as 'Marine Eye', Morskie Oko, is the fourth deepest lake in the Tatra Mountains. Climbing the Czarny Staw makes the... [ read more ]

Celebrating Christmas in Poland: A Special Christmas Edition

Celebrating Christmas in Poland: A Special Christmas Edition

Smell of mulled wine fills the air, especially in the month of December. That's when Krakow holds the largest Christmas Market in Poland. Travelers and visitors internationally are here at the Market Square. The lights are breathtaking, you feel like you are in one of those pre-Christmas Santa movies where miracles happen and the whole world is full of beauty and perfection... so yeah, it's quite pretty. :)     Wigilia  You must know, the Christmas Eve is called the Wigili... [ read more ]

Discover Best of Poland in a Weekend Getaway

Discover Best of Poland in a Weekend Getaway

Your discovery of the Best of Poland may starts with just a short getaway over the weekend. Definitely if you are going as a couple, you will want to include the beautiful part of Poland with the ruins and romantic temples. Usually you will be recommended to the unmistakable UNESCO world heritage sites such as the Auschwitz Birkenau where the German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp was from 1940 to 1945. However, we are not going to stop just there. In Malbork, there is ... [ read more ]

Delving into the Culture and Customs of Poland

Delving into the Culture and Customs of Poland

1000 years of history is what makes the Polish culture so characteristic. Be it the confluence or the influences of the Germanic, Latinate and Byzantine worlds, Poland maintains its hospitable and artistic focus up until today. Though in recent years, it has been regarded as a highly developed country, Poland still preserves its tradition conscientiously. Observing from their style of clothing, their customs and mannerisms, you can tell they were much inspired by the rich Ottoman's nobilit... [ read more ]

Traversing the Magical and Historical Krakow

Traversing the Magical and Historical Krakow

Poland has a well-known historical city called Krakow. And in this 9th largest country in Europe, you can find the largest square of all Europe's medieval cities, Grand Square. Also known as 'Rynek Glowny', this 10-acre square is simply huge. Almost everyone will tell you it is the most beautiful square. So in a historical Krakow, there are many historical monuments that you must not missed. For example the Cloth Hall or Drapers' Hall which dates back to the 16th-century. This is a 700 ye... [ read more ]

Oskar Schindler's Factory Museum in Krakow

Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum in Krakow

Oskar Schindler's Factory of enameled vessels 'Emalia' today is now a modern museum devoted to the wartime experiences over the 5 years of Nazi occupation during the WWII. Just some 3 kilometers southeast of Krakow's Old Town, you can visit this previously named "Fabryka Naczyn Emaliowanych i Wyrobow Blaszanych 'Rekord'" in Polish. The factory was later renamed by Mr Oskar Schindler himself, as the Deutsche Emailwarenfabrik (DEF). Schindler was one of the heroic characters in those times... [ read more ]

Polish Dumplings with Delish Stuffings

Polish Dumplings with Delish Stuffings

©AgaWala/flickr This national food of Poland is served in a variety of forms and tastes. Depending on your preferences, it can be sweet to salty or even spicy. It is not just a traditional peasant food, it has became a food that all social classes including noblemen are eating. You can find this Polish cultural dish in festivals and national events in Poland. There are people describing it similar to the Italian's Ravioli with just the difference that it is cooked in a sauce not in water. ... [ read more ]

Day Trip in Gdansk with Historical Highlights

Day Trip in Gdansk with Historical Highlights

Gdansk is believed to have got its name from the Gothic name of the area called Gutiskandja but as majority of the city's inhabitants were German-speakers during the 16th century, it would have been called its German form 'Danzig' instead of Gdańsk. This historical Polish city with a population 455,000 is right on the Baltic coast. At the southern edge of the Gdansk Bay, Gdansk is the largest city in the Pomerania region of Northern Poland. Not just being Poland's principal seaport, it w... [ read more ]

Poland's Gdansk Calling on History Buffs

Poland’s Gdansk Calling on History Buffs

Today the rubble of the Second World War was remade into posh condos and shopping malls. However, there are still lots places for a historical recollection. You will not missed the Westerplatte point was where the German battleship Schleswig-Holsten fired its first shots. Then Poles surrendered after the 7th day due to the shortage of food and ammunition. These events marked this infamous spot today with a 25m tall monument. Westerplatte is a small peninsula that protrudes out into the Balt... [ read more ]