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7 Things You Can Strike Off Your Bucket List by Visiting Poland

Poland is the perfect Eastern European destination. Cheap flights there and a low cost of living means that for many people, spending a long weekend here is probably cheaper than it would have been at home! There are also cool vacation rentals, which means a place to stay is not a huge problem. However, you’re […]

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All Saints’ Day in Poland | How Poles Celebrate the 1st of November

If you decide to visit any cemetery in Poland at the beginning of November, you will surely be taken aback by seeing that it is fully lit with thousands of candles and decorated with tons of flowers of all kinds (but mostly the Chrysanthemums). This is all because of the All Saints’ Day, a Polish […]

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Summer in Warsaw | Things You Can Do Only in Summer

The weather in Poland tends to get extreme. +35 Celsius degrees in summer, minus 25 Celsius degrees in winter… sounds pretty normal and usual to any Polish person. Summer in Poland holds one great advantage for all travelers: the days are veeery long, which means more time to discover the wonders of the country during […]

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De korte geschiedenis van Poolse wodka van een dronkaard

"Drink het gewoon op," zei mijn vriend Rafal, "het is maar water." Ik nam een slokje uit de waterfles en spuugde het meteen uit. "Kerel dat is geen water, het is wodka!" riep ik uit. "Nou, technisch gezien betekent wodka wel 'klein water', dus ik loog niet", grapte hij. Bijna iedereen die wodka drinkt heeft er een haat-liefde verhouding mee; [...]

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