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Archive for May, 2016

Celebrating Corpus Christi – Boże Ciało in Poland Posted by on May 27, 2016

Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało) is a Catholic holiday celebrated as a public holiday in Poland. It is the day when the Catholic Church commemorates the practice of Holy Eucharist, or Communion. Boże Ciało  always falls 60 days after Easter, so it is a moveable feast. It is a festival that celebrates transubstantiation, the Catholic belief…

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Make these simple Polish math problems fun! Posted by on May 25, 2016

Counting is fun! Right??? Of course! What if you have to do some math problems in Polish? No problem! Rhyme is always fun! So why not learn everything about adding (dodawanie), subtracting (odejmowanie), multiplying (mnożenie) and dividing (dzielenie) by lerning these fun rhymes? DODAWANIE (adding) Kiedy do czegoś coś dodajemy I większą liczbę otrzymujemy To…

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How to avoid common mistakes while ordering food at a Polish restaurant. Posted by on May 19, 2016

Dining out at a Polish restaurant is an amazing adventure! Just thinking about it makes me hungry…and makes me want to plan a trip to Poland soon! There are so many traditional Polish restaurants in each city…so many delicious dishes to try. Yum! So you want to order your meal like a local, right? Nothing…

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Beautiful May Holidays in Poland! Posted by on May 3, 2016

In Poland, May begins with a series of important holidays. May 1st is International Labor Day (Święto Pracy), obviously very popular in our socialist years, and still an official day off. On May 2nd, we have Flag Day, when all flags should be up, if they weren’t for May 1st already. And on May 3rd…

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How to plan Majówka weekend in Poland Posted by on May 1, 2016

It’s the beginning of May, and time for a holiday in Poland, with May 1 and May 3 formally designated ‘free days’ to mark May Day and Constitution Day. In between falls Flag Day (May 2) – not officially a holiday, but one that in fact many will take off from work to allow a…

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