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Archive for February, 2018

Quick visit to a hairstylist in Poland Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

We all usually have this one trusted person who takes care of our hair! Sometimes it takes a while to find a person like that, but eventually we all end up with one. But what if you are traveling and you need a quick trim or color? Or what if your child was playing with…

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Beautiful Bartek oak tree in Poland Posted by on Feb 26, 2018

“A tree is our most intimate contact with nature.” ― George Nakashima If you love trees (and who doesn’t?), you will be amazed by this beautiful tree! It grows in Zagnańsk near Kielce in the Świętorzyskie  Mountains (Góry Świętokrzyskie).  Its age, long estimated at up to 1200 years, has recently been determined more exactly, with a…

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Details about dual citizenship for Polish citizens Posted by on Feb 20, 2018

How does dual citizenship work for Polish citizens? Here you will find the answers! Poland does not recognize dual citizenship of its citizens. However, Polish law does not forbid a Polish citizen from becoming the citizen of a foreign state but Polish authorities will only recognize the Polish citizenship. A Polish citizen may hold Polish…

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Walentynki, Walentynki! Posted by on Feb 13, 2018

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! It is a time of love, beautiful words, flowers and chocolate! Every year, countless couples across the world celebrate the day with their loved ones. In Poland people indulge in romantic dates, shower each other with roses, chocolate or various heart-shaped gifts, and exchange confessions of love (usually written in poems on a…

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Poland goes nuts for doughnuts! Posted by on Feb 8, 2018

Fat Thursday marks the last Thursday before the start of the Lent. This last Thursday, prior to Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, is one of the most important holidays, and it mainly revolves around eating as many doughnuts as possible, all in the name of good luck!!! Doughnuts are considered to bring people happiness…

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Is sour cream number one salad dressing in Poland? Posted by on Feb 7, 2018

Sour cream (śmietana) always has been number one dressing on a salad at my childhood home. Not only on the salad, but my mother used it a lot in the kitchen with other dishes. Śmietana was on pierogi, naleśniki, potatoes, in the soups, sauces, in cakes and other desserts! Everything is better with sour cream…

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