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The beauty of harvest festival in Poland Posted by on Aug 30, 2019

Dożynki harvest festival celebrations take place all over Poland from mid August to early September every year. The festival is a like a reward for hard labor in the fields. The holiday was initially associated with the pagan Slavic cult of plants, trees and agriculture. In Poland the tradition dates back to the 16th century or…

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Girls rule! This Polish village hasn’t had a boy since 2009! Posted by on Aug 23, 2019

Girls are amazing! No doubt about that! I myself have two amazing daughters and every day I love watching how strong willed, brave and loving they are! Recently, this tiny village in Poland got a lot of attention, thanks to all the women living there! The village of Miejsce Odrzańskie, in the south of Poland…

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What number to dial in case of emergency in Poland? Posted by on Aug 12, 2019

If you are in an emergency situation abroad, you will need to know how to contact the police, an ambulance or fire department. I really hope you will never need to use this emergency call in Poland or in any other country! But just in case you find yourself in this situation in Poland, here…

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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Poland? Posted by on Aug 8, 2019

What do people think of when they hear about Poland today? The first person people mention is Pope John Paul II, then Solidarity and Lech Wałęsa. Some people remember Frederic Chopin or Copernicus (if they know they were Polish), while film enthusiast know of Wajda or Kieślowski. People talk about Polish vodka, beautiful Polish women…

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