Gdansk, Poland: Finding My National Identity Amidst the Beautiful City

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Rate our ReviewsThe very first thing I spotted, when I arrived at the train station in Gdansk, was a monument to children. They seemed to be waiting for the train, with very little luggage and no adults with them. At first glance, they looked charming, but once I got to know the story behind them, […]

Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland – Death and life walk holding hands

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Rate our ReviewsThe day I visited Auschwitz-Birkenau was not sunny. Clouds danced close together making a gray sky; fluffy harbingers of rain. Something deep inside of me said that the sun isn’t supposed to shine here. Bright sun and playful cotton-like clouds would feel so wrong in a place that holds so much darkness. Still, […]

Warsaw, Poland – Royal Festival of Lights

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Rate our ReviewsThe world seems to have gone crazy about featuring Festivals of Light. Almost every large city seems to host such an event, at least once a year. I must admit, that there is something magical about all these festivals. Be it fireworks, or Asian lantern launching, or European mappings on facades of old […]

Wrocław, Poland – Gnome Hunting

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Rate our ReviewsI believed in magical creatures when I was young; did you? A child’s world is full of fairies, unicorns, pegasus, gnomes and mermaids. The truth is that it is a much more colourful place than reality. I actually still love Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, trolls, etc.  I think it’s fine for kids to […]

Poland …..A Point of Reference…..Travels of Yesteryear

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Rate our ReviewsDuring each journey, there is a time of pleasant anticipation. Often it happens after many hours spent on a plane or in a car when we already reach our destination. But my experience here in Poland, my beloved homeland, is slightly different.