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50 Polish positive words to describe people Posted by on Sep 13, 2019

Have you ever met someone and wondered how they’re so positive all the time? They’re always so happy and never complain… While it might seem hard to be positive all the time, there’s a way to be more grateful and not take life so seriously. No one else can control your feelings besides you, so…

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The beauty of harvest festival in Poland Posted by on Aug 30, 2019

Dożynki harvest festival celebrations take place all over Poland from mid August to early September every year. The festival is a like a reward for hard labor in the fields. The holiday was initially associated with the pagan Slavic cult of plants, trees and agriculture. In Poland the tradition dates back to the 16th century or…

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Girls rule! This Polish village hasn’t had a boy since 2009! Posted by on Aug 23, 2019

Girls are amazing! No doubt about that! I myself have two amazing daughters and every day I love watching how strong willed, brave and loving they are! Recently, this tiny village in Poland got a lot of attention, thanks to all the women living there! The village of Miejsce Odrzańskie, in the south of Poland…

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What number to dial in case of emergency in Poland? Posted by on Aug 12, 2019

If you are in an emergency situation abroad, you will need to know how to contact the police, an ambulance or fire department. I really hope you will never need to use this emergency call in Poland or in any other country! But just in case you find yourself in this situation in Poland, here…

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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Poland? Posted by on Aug 8, 2019

What do people think of when they hear about Poland today? The first person people mention is Pope John Paul II, then Solidarity and Lech Wałęsa. Some people remember Frederic Chopin or Copernicus (if they know they were Polish), while film enthusiast know of Wajda or Kieślowski. People talk about Polish vodka, beautiful Polish women…

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Commemoration of 75th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising Posted by on Jul 31, 2019

The Warsaw insurrection started on August 1, 1944, at 5 p.m. That moment is now named in the Polish history as “Godzina W” (the W hour) with W standing for Warsaw. In the summer of 1944, the underground Polish Home Army (Armia Krajowa) launched the operation. Poland had suffered five years of a brutal German…

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Should you be afraid of sharks in the Baltic Sea in Poland? Posted by on Jul 28, 2019

My kids have been obsessed with shark shows lately! Every day that’s all they want to watch! And since it’s a shark week, there are plenty of shows to choose from:) From ancient times sailors (żeglarze) have created legends (legendy) about a large marine predator. The fin sticking up above the surface of the water…

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