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Kłodzko – Hillside charm Posted by on Jan 23, 2012

Kłodzko is a delight for the eyes: its Old Town is perched on a rambling hillside, surrounded by winding, steep streets. Overhanging houses and Gothic architecture give this small town a wild, romantic feeling. Kłodzko is one of the oldest towns in Poland’s Silesia region: it’s estimated to be about 1,000 years old. In that…

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Visiting Krosno and its’ neighborhood Posted by on Jan 21, 2012

Today I wanted to give you some ideas what is worth seeing if you are in Krosno area. A charming town in southern Poland, Krosno is primarily known as a big glass-manufacturing center. It also boasts numerous historic attractions, including splendid medieval churches and ancient tenement houses. A number of cultural events give Krosno its special…

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Kurozwęki Palace – historic place to stay Posted by on Jan 20, 2012

There are many historic places to stay in Poland, including majestic palaces and rustic farmhouses. One of them is Kurozwęki Castle, in the southern region of Świętokrzyskie. Like many historic castles, palaces and stately homes in Poland, Kurozwęki Castle has had several owners over the centuries. Originally built in the 16th century for the Kurozwęcki family…

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Oscypek Posted by on Jan 20, 2012

Have you ever tried oscypek – the most famous Polish cheese? It is a smoked cheese made from the salted sheep milk (don’t buy imitations made from cow’s milk) and formed in traditional wooden forms. Oscypek is an absolute “must taste” when you visiting Polish mountains. Very tasty when served with red wine or smoked…

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Wolf’s Lair in Kętrzyn Posted by on Jan 19, 2012

I’m sure that most of you who are really interested in WWII history know about this place. Poland is currently looking for an investor to turn the “Wolf’s Lair” of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler into a tourist attraction. The ruins of Hitler’s fortress complex deep in the woodlands of northeastern Poland  is famed as the site of…

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Corin perfect bra Posted by on Jan 17, 2012

A new perfect bra that allows a woman’s breasts to move naturally at the same time as supporting them has been designed by Polish scientists. The team were commissioned to design a bra that did not squeeze or compress the breast and yet allowed it to retain a natural shape to avoid many of the…

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First No Pants Subway Ride in Warsaw Posted by on Jan 16, 2012

Yesterday  I wrote about people collecting for WOŚP’s charity event without any trousers in Warsaw’s subway. Well, they were not the only ones without the pants. For the first time ever Warsaw participated in Annual No Pants Subway Ride on January 8th 2012. Participants rode between Wilanowska and Ratusz-Arsenal subway stations. This global event was started…

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