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Archive for October, 2017

Let’s play trick or treat in Poland Posted by on Oct 31, 2017

Halloween is an annual holiday, celebrated each year on October 31. Although it is mainly celebrated is USA,it  has roots in age-old European traditions. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1…

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Visiting an eye doctor in Poland Posted by on Oct 28, 2017

Visit to an eye doctor is usually planned and not often an emergency…If it happens that you are in Poland and need to check your eyes, it may be helpful to know few basic phrases to explain what bothers you:) eye doctor – okulista do you offer free eye tests? – czy oferują państwo bezpłatne badania…

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Young Polish doctors on a hunger strike! Posted by on Oct 22, 2017

If you follow Polish news, you probably already heard about young Polish doctors starting a hunger protest at the beginning of the month. A few dozen young doctors have been on a hunger strike at a children’s hospital in Warsaw and were joined by groups in Szczecin, in the northwest, and in the central city of…

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Have you tried delicious Polish pike in a white sauce? Posted by on Oct 16, 2017

This was always one of my favorite seafood dishes growing up in Poland. It was  a delicacy, something special…Delicious! I actually caught few pikes myself as a child, and since pike (szczupak) has sharp teeth, all the kids always had to try first if it really bites…before it made it’s way to the plate:) “Pike…

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How gun laws in Poland compare to other countries? Posted by on Oct 11, 2017

A lot of things get unnoticed by, but its inhabitants and neighbours becomes national news, it is often because of a serious or shocking incident. Recently, with 59 dead and more than 500 injured, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history leaves lives destroyed… The tragedy has left the close-knit Las Vegas entertainment community reeling, just…

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Why Polish soccer players walk out with kids before the game? Posted by on Oct 4, 2017

Imagine the thrill of standing beside a football star, hearing the roar of the crowd in front of millions of fans! We see them before every match on television. They walk out, hold hands with the players and look absolutely adorable. Player escort (also called match mascot) is a child who accompanies football player entering…

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