Planning a Poland Trip

Planning a Poland Trip

The way to get to Poland can be by plane, by train, by bus, by car or by ship. If you are going by plane, there are extensive connections to Warsaw from Europe as it is the major air gateway to Poland. You can also get there to Krakow’s Jan Pavel II Airport. From central Europe, there are many available low-cost carriers and you can also check out other cities such as Poznan, Wroclaw or Gdansk. Getting ready the Zloty Zloty (zl) is the main currency use in Poland today. It consists of de... [ read more ]

Rivers of Poland

Rivers of Poland

The two longest rivers in Poland are the Vistula followed by the Oder River. They both empty into the Baltic Sea. The Vistula is more than 1000 kilometers in length, while the Oder River is 854km and out of which 742 lies in Poland itself. The other worth to see third longest river in Poland is the Warta. It is rather a tributary  located in western-central of Poland is the third longest river. The Bydgoszsz Canal cannects it to the Vistula river. This canal built at the order of the King ... [ read more ]

Polish Resorts by the Baltic Sea

Polish Resorts by the Baltic Sea

The changing trend in traveling to Poland has changed tremendously over the years. There seemed to be endless irresistible airline price offers to Poland. However, one of the interesting ways to visit Poland is by sea as the experience and adventure of the voyage is simply joyful. Low tariffs and promotional tickets are always available. You can visit Poland by luxurious ferries and in the comfortable interiors and absolutely friendly services. Furthermore, there are a wide variety of on-board... [ 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 ]