Useful information for visitors of Poland

Useful information for visitors of Poland

Poland is a very unique country with many beautiful places. We gathered some useful information for visitors of Poland. The lovers of special objects will find plenty souvenir shops in Poland, with antiques, original objects made by artists and craftsmen. If you want to buy real Polish food, for example real butter, Polish meat products, home made bread, you should go to the market. This has a very old tradition in Poland and it reminds us that we can still buy almost anything here. ... [ read more ]

Events and Festivals in the City of Lodz

Events and Festivals in the City of Lodz

Lodz is one of the biggest towns in Poland and is a versatile city with beautiful parks, historical buildings, shopping places, many restaurants and cafes. The city is at the same time the greenest city in Poland and the place of culture and fun. You can visit the town at any time of the year; you will surely catch a festival or event in the city of Lodz. Apart from this, it might be helpful to know what types of events are being held during the year, so you can easily choose when you ... [ read more ]

The Polish Port City, Elblag

The Polish Port City, Elblag

Check out this medium-sized port city that is inhabited with only 126 thousand people. Elblag is in the Northern Poland belonging to the Warmińsko-Mazurskie voivodeship. The people here live on this city that lies on the Elblag River. This 14.5 kilometer river connects to Lake Druzno and the Vistula Lagoon. Infact, Lake Druzno is not deep to qualify as a lake. Jagielloński and Elblaski Channels as well as some other lakes are in vicinity. So if you like lakes and nature, this might be a go... [ read more ]

Kashubia

Kashubia

The biggest city in Kashubia is Gdansk. With about 300,000 people of the Kashubian ethnicity in Poland, their old Kashubian culture survived partially due to its folk crafts like pottery, embroidery, sculpturing, plaiting, amber-working and glasspainting. Visiting Kashubia, you will find that their traditional Kashubian wooden houses particularly in the Kashubian Ethnographic Park. This is an open-air museum which is one of the oldest and with an old village of the Kashubian fishermen. It wa... [ read more ]

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 ]

Much about Poland

Much about Poland

Before you decide that you would like to visit Poland, maybe it will be useful to know some interesting things about the ninth largest country in Europe - Poland. For example, there is a popular name for dogs in Poland, it is 'Burek' which directly translated to the color browish-grey. In Poland, the birthday is not the most important, but rather a person's name day. There are many natural resources possess by Poland, namely the natural gas, salt, arable land, sulfur, silver, coal, copper, lea... [ 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 ]

Olsztyn and Mragowo

Olsztyn and Mragowo

There are some amazing sights which you do not want to miss in Olsztyn. For example, the impressive High Gate is just on your way to the town square and you will most likely to pass it. It is a remnant of the old medieval fort. Next is the Town Hall, you can just stand right across the street and take an up angle photograph of the old base standing foundation to the new building. In Poland, there are many memorial statue related to social realism. Social Realism Here in Olsztyn is one in t... [ read more ]

Top Things to Do in SZCZECIN

Top Things to Do in SZCZECIN

One of the top attraction in Szczecin is the Waly Chrobrego Promenade. In German, it is called 'Hakenterrasse'. It offers the great views on Oder river and the port. Do visit the Maritime Museum, Muzeum Morskie in the center of Waly as it houses some historical artifacts of the city and  big collection of African and maritime artifacts. It is a scenic and historic walking area as well as for hanging out. It is only 1.7 miles from the city center. On the upper terrace, there is also a reminder... [ read more ]

Autumn to Do in Zakopane

Autumn to Do in Zakopane

If it is in the autumn time, you are recommended to spend your time in the regional highland inns. You can find them quite easily in the centre of Zakopane. It is even better to have a live highland band playing while you dine. Try their local food such as their regional appetizers like the oscypek, smoked sheep's cheese with hot cranberries (it is called moskol). In addition, the potato cake served with garlic butter is delicious too. Some drinks that are popular on a cool autumn evening is t... [ read more ]