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Simple tips for when travelling with Families

Simple tips for when travelling with Families

"family travel"We all know it can be problematic travelling long distances with young children, with the numerous temper tantrums, toilet stops and toddler troubles. However, fear not, this article outlines a few simple travel planning tips that you can prepare in advance to ensure your vacation goes smoothly. Ensuring you are fully prepared before embarking will mean getting the most out of your kids. Continue reading “Simple tips for when travelling with Families” »

Best Underrated Places to Visit in Europe

Best Underrated Places to Visit in Europe

"bratyslawa marketplace"For many people, a trip to the continent of Europe consists of a whistle-stop tour of all of the best know sights and spots – however there are a number of places off the beaten track that are also worthy of a visit.

Straying off the beaten track is a great way to uncover more of what Europe has to offer, while revisiting resorts that seem to have fallen out of favour can also deliver some delightful surprises. With this in mind we have compiled a list of the some of the best and most underrated spots in Europe for those looking for an exciting and unique holiday experience. Continue reading “Best Underrated Places to Visit in Europe” »

Poznan – the potato capital

Poznan – the potato capital

"The Old Town in Poznan"I have already written about the Old Brewery Mall and Culture Centre, which is one of the hallmarks of modern architecture in Poznan. Now, I would like to highlight the historical wonders of the Old Town in Poznan.  Like the Old Town in Warsaw, Poznan’s city centre offers many picturesque attractions to explore. My personal favourite is the Old Square (Stary Rynek), dating back from 1253! Continue reading “Poznan – the potato capital” »

Kórnik – where the White Lady never sleeps…

Kórnik – where the White Lady never sleeps…

"Kornik Castle"Not far from my home town in Poland, there is a lovely family Sunday getaway called Kornik. One of the main tourist attractions of the Wielkopolska region, Kornik is located approximately 35 kilometres (22mi) from Poznan. The word “kornik” in English means chicken coop, however the town itself has little to do with that bird on a large scale, besides a few chickens running around the locals’ gardens.  Continue reading “Kórnik – where the White Lady never sleeps…” »

Pearls of Architecture in Poland

Pearls of Architecture in Poland

I would like to share with you some of the most striking and interesting architectural sights in Poland. I have already written about Warsaw and its historical places, now I want to familiarize you with the beauty of some of the newest Polish pieces of architecture such as the Warsaw University Library and the Stary Browar (the Old Brewery) in Poznan.

 

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Warsaw – Poles’ guilty pleasure?

Warsaw – Poles’ guilty pleasure?

I tend to visit Warsaw often because it is probably one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in Poland. It has everything a big city has to offer including a number of theatres, cinemas, shopping centres, museums, parks, plus

"Presidential Palace in Warsaw"

what has been arguably said to be the best nightlife in Europe (the clubs tend to be open until morning during the week as well as the restaurants where you can chill out with your friends and enjoy a dinner/breakfast straight after intense clubbing).

Poland is an exciting country in terms of the variety of cultures. The Poles who live up North at the seafront differ from those from the middle country and the latter from the people living in the Southern part of Poland, the mountains. Warsaw, however, brings together all those cultures becoming a melting pot of the best Poland has to offer.

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