One Week of Baltic Travel

One Week of Baltic Travel

If you only have one week in Poland, you might wish to maximize your time in the country by visiting the worthy places. The highlights of Poland include lots of culture, historic towns and beaches. You may want to check out the Baltic coast such as Gdansk and Sopot. The other historic places are Poznan and Wroclaw. Everybody who has been to Poland will tell you to see Krakow and Warsaw, well, they are indeed must see places to include in your itinerary. The best way to arrive is by flight to ... [ read more ]

World Heritage Sites in Poland

World Heritage Sites in Poland

Dating from the oldest to the latest, this post is about the world heritage sites in Poland. From the 11th century is the Krakow Old Town in Cracow's Historic Centre which is surrounded by a three kilometers defensive wall but it should not stop you from seeing it. It has seven main entrances before you get nearer to the amazing fortifications. Besides the sculptures, there are a lot of churches. You must see the best known gathering place at the Main Market Square. Next is the 12th century ... [ read more ]

Un-Earthing Experiences in Poland

Un-Earthing Experiences in Poland

Challenging yet amazing, is such an enjoyment that the underground routes has to offer. See both the conservation and learn about the historical facts through a unique underground tour and uncover the mystery. More than 70 such routes from caves, underground stores, middle-age dungeons, old mines, under the old towns, bunkers to post-military areas and objects, they all had different scent of secrets and their own stories to tell. Old unique tales, some thoughts of the legendary rulers as well... [ 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 ]

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 ]