Located in Central Europe, Poland has a long history and is rich in traditions but is best known for its wholesome cuisine, medieval architecture, considerable natural beauty and ties to the Jewish community. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 Poland has been undergoing a rapid transformation, but the culture remains rooted despite the changes prosperity brings.
Whether you’re visiting Krakow to see the Wawel Castle, the medieval Old Town or using it as a base to venture on a day trip to the near-by Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, to Sopot and Gdańsk on Polands Baltic coast for a beach break, or Warsaw for its parks and nightlife along with many sights that will conform with your likely preconceptions of the ‘steriliness’ of urban life in the former Soviet controlled Poland. There’s much more in Poland for the intrepid traveller than you might think.
It was meant to take 13 hours and three trains to get to Krakow in Southern Poland from our time in the Czech Republic, however, we did have... Read more >>
If you happen to be visiting Kraków or are planning a specific trip to visit Auschwitz then making your way to the Polish town of... Read more >>