Category Archive: Poland

Mar 15

Absynt Restaurant in Nowy Targ Poland

  On a recent day trip between Slovakia and Krakow we decided to stop and get lunch along the roadside. The trip takes around four hours total especially along the mountain roads and the scenery is gorgeous. Now Targ is one of the bigger towns along the way and sits around half way so it …

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Jan 28

Poland’s best Christmas Market: Krakow

  On a recent trip to Eastern Europe in the days following Christmas we found that markets were closing sooner after the holiday itself  than we had hoped. Often markets were open till January 6th in the past, but more open before Christmas and close soon after these days. We caught the very last one …

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Apr 24

Love mountains? The Tatras of Poland and Slovakia are calling!

  Not too long ago we undertook a Winter trip that simply exceeded all the expectations we had for a mountain vacation in Europe. We knew that we were headed to a fairly unknown section of the continent for outsiders and what a treasure we found in this fantastic part of the world. In Southern …

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Mar 17

Wawel Hill: an essential Krakow attraction

  If you had to pick one spot from which to get a great panorama of Poland’s history, culture and lure, Wawel Hill, the site of a castle, cathedral and fortress is the place to see. The spot is easily discernible and essential for the Krakow visitor. Poland’s history is long and full a many …

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Oct 05

Hotel Review: Novotel Warsaw

  Warsaw is a city filled with parks, palaces, an old town and scenic walkways. It has a lot that is old, but a lot that is post-war too. Towering hotels and big shopping centers are a new addition to the traditional layout, and Novotel represents an above average place from which to enjoy the …

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