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Five senses in Polish Posted by on Sep 22, 2021

Humans have five basic senses: touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste. Can you name them in Polish? The sensing organs (narządy czuciowe) associated with each sense send information to the brain to help us understand and perceive the world around us. Let’s name all 5 senses in polish!   TOUCH – DOTYK Touch (dotyk) is thought…

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Do you know all 16 voivodeships of Poland? Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

The voivodeship is called in Polish województwo (plural województwa). Did you know how many of these high-level administrative subdivisions are in Poland? The Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998, which went into effect on January 1st 1999, created sixteen new voivodeships. These replaced the 49 former voivodeships that had existed from July 1st. 1975. Today’s voivodeships are mostly…

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Spectacular beaches in Poland Posted by on Aug 30, 2021

Summer is almost over, but there is still time for beach vacation! Plus, today is National Beach Day! Do you have favorite summer beach destination? There are so many beautiful beaches in Poland, some more popular than others, but all of them just spectacular. The Polish coastline boasts white, long, sandy beaches. They have great…

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Poland’s love of open-faced sandwiches Posted by on Aug 26, 2021

What comes to your mind when you think of a sandwich? I’m assuming it is a typical sandwich you see here in USA…two pieces of bread with whatever it comes in between…right? Well, you might be surprised by what you will see on a Polish table then, when there is a sandwich time! Have you…

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Adopting homeless animals in Poland Posted by on Aug 20, 2021

Tomorrow is International Homeless Animals Day (Międzynarodowy Dzień Bezdomnych Zwierząt). It falls on every third Saturday in August, which will be August 21 this year, and is honored with events and increasing participation every year all over the world. This day intents to spread awareness about pet overpopulation and has done meaningful work since first celebrated…

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77th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising Posted by on Aug 2, 2021

5pm was a very important time in Warsaw, Poland. Today is 77th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (Powstanie Warszawskie). 5pm was W Hour (Godzina W), when Warsaw remembered the heroes who fought against nazis during the Warsaw Uprising. Today, at 5pm Warsaw stopped for one minute to remember the heroes (bohaterowie) who fought against Nazi horror…

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Berries in Poland Posted by on Jul 28, 2021

If you have ever picked your own summer berries, you know it’s such a fun experience, and the memories last a lifetime! Everything comes together: the weather, the location, the flavors! Do you know what berries are popular in Poland? The range of berries available in Poland is pretty big! My mouth waters just thinking…

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