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Because life in colors is more beautiful! Jan Brzechwa “Kolory” Posted by on Jun 30, 2016

We all knew his poems growing up! Jan Brzechwa, born Jan Wiktor Lesman was a Polish writer of Jewish descent. He is mostly known for his contribution to children’s literature as well as for his translations of Russian literature, translating works by Aleksandr Pushkin, Sergey Yesienin and Vladimir Mayakovskiy. This particular poem was one of my…

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Are you a fan of Polish football? Visit State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw to see “Football love stories “exhibition! Posted by on Jun 26, 2016

The State Ethnographic Museum (Państwowe Muzeum Etnograficzne), founded in 1888, is the oldest museum of its kind in Poland. The Museum collects examples of Polish and international folk culture, which number over 80,000 objects. Permanent exhibitions present the cultures of Africa, Oceania and America as well as some aspects of Polish culture such as rituals,…

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Looking for some extreme sports in Poland? A lot to choose from! Posted by on Jun 20, 2016

Why do we love danger? Extreme sport activities represent the most striking example of acts that go against our natural human instincts, which are designed to protect us from dangers! Memories of your first bungee jump or paintball encounter or an impressive rock you climbed, all these moments remain forever. It is easy to get…

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How we used to play at the playground in Poland Posted by on Jun 13, 2016

Nowadays most kids know exactly how to use ipad, iphone, kindle and all other devices that we never heard of as kids! Beautiful toys, amazing playgrounds..Everything is so amazing today. But simple games and playing with rocks and sticks bring back many of great memories! Nobody had cell phones, we all used to meet “na…

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Maternity leave in Poland sounds great! Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

When it comes to the world’s maternity leaves report card, not all countries are passing with flying colors. But Poland is definitely doing amazing comparing to other countries. When I was pregnant with my babies, thinking about spending all time with my child sounded like an amazing thing! However it was stressful at the same…

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