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New president of Poland Posted by on May 30, 2015

Andrzej Duda, 43-year-old candidate of Poland’s leading right-wing party (prawicowa partia), stunned the nation’s political establishment on Sunday by wresting the presidency from the incumbent, Bronisław Komorowski, who is allied with the party that has governed during eight years of stability and prosperity. Official results will not be released until Monday, at the earliest, but…

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What to do, what to see…What is so special about visiting Poland? Posted by on May 24, 2015

To me, every visit to Poland is special..I miss my country…and I miss so many little things about it. Every time I’m in Poland, I enjoy special moments:) What are they? They  could be just anything… Sip Your Coffee on Kraków’s Main Square: Superlatives (superlatywy) don’t do justice to Kraków’s main square, the Rynek Gówny.…

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Polish schools on the top in ranking Posted by on May 20, 2015

In the biggest international education ranking to date, Poland placed fifth in Europe and eleventh in the world, ahead of Britain and the United States! Great job Poland!!! The international study of education systems (międzynarodowe badanie systemów edukacji), authored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (Organizacja Współpracy Gospodarczej i Rozwoju) (OECD), ranked 15…

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In Poland’s Booming Craft Beer Culture, Wroclaw’s Kontynuacja Near the Top Posted by on May 16, 2015

Poland, always a country heavy on beer drinkers, is more than Żywiec or Tyskie or Wroclaw’s own, Piast these days.  The craft beer scene from Krakow to Wroclaw is beginning to boom in Poland, and the learning curve is shallow.  In Wroclaw, Kontynuacja, meaning “continuation” or “follow-up”, has an impressive and consistent list of roughly…

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‘Polish Lody’ in Wroclaw: The Best Ice Cream in Poland Posted by on May 11, 2015

The last two summers I spent in Wroclaw, I found one of the best kept secrets not only in Poland but all of central Europe.  It is a small ice cream parlor with huge lines in Wroclaw named simply, “Polish Lody” (pl. Bema 3/1B).  I started queuing for ice cream before lunch, sometimes 30 minutes before…

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