Kraków (Cracow) is Poland’s most popular tourist destination. It’s quite understandable given convenient flight connections, beautiful architecture and historic heritage of that city. But while planning your trip to Cracow, you should consider visiting the nearby region of Silesia. We recommend you 3 cities: Wrocław, Katowice and Opole. Wrocław – the capital of Lower Silesia – is often referred to as the Polish Venice. It’s a vibrant city with lots of good restaurants and bars, an important university (which makes it a very young city)…Continue Reading “Southern Poland – not only Cracow”

Let’s say you decides to spend Christmas in Poland. Wouldn’t it be good to know something about Polish Christmas traditions? The first thing you need to know is that for the vast majority of Poles Christmas is a family holiday, which means that in the countryside and in smaller towns everything will be closed and streets will be rather empty on the 24th of December after 2 pm. Some life will come back to the streets shortly before midnight when families go to church (yes,…Continue Reading “Christmas in Poland – what to expect? 10 most important things about Polish Christmas and useful tips”

Train – is it the best way to travel around Poland? For many years the abbreviation PKP – Polish State Railways was considered by Polish travelers as a synonym for delays, old and dirty trains that often broke in winter, unpredictability. Not to mention the crowded railway stations and the lines to the ticket offices… Those times are now gone and I strongly recommend you to travel around Poland by train for at least 3 reasons: Polish trains are reliable and fast Today Polish train…Continue Reading “How to travel around Poland?”