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This church in Cracow is a must see for architecture lovers. Posted by on Apr 30, 2021

St. Peter and Paul Church in Cracow

Cracow (Kraków) holds everything from Gothic towers to great medieval castles to explore. Its rich variety of historic architecture includes Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic buildings. And the amazing baroque structure of St. Peter and Paul’s Church I will tell you about, will not disappoint all the people who love architecture! Kraków’s palaces (pałace), churches (kościoły), theaters…

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Do you know how Warsaw got its guardian mermaid? Posted by on Apr 27, 2021

Warsaw mermaid by the river

I’m pretty sure that most of you, who visited Warsaw, noticed different mermaid statues, carvings and paintings. They appear everywhere. Feisty and beautiful, this fish-tailed creature is called Syrenka, the guardian mermaid, The Mermaid of Warsaw! You may wonder, where did she come from? Well, there are two different stories. First one is about Prince Kazimierz. While hunting…

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Earth Day quotes in Polish Posted by on Apr 22, 2021

Earth Day: girl and the planets

As you know, today is Earth Day (Dzień Ziemi)! It is an annual event held on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Whether it’s a walk through the woods, picking up litter, recycling or buying more Earth-friendly products, there are many ways to celebrate this day! In today’s post I’m going to give you…

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How many of you have tried kaszanka: Polish blood sausage? Posted by on Apr 16, 2021

cold kaszanka

Every time I mention kaszanka/blood sausage to my friends…everyone just makes this horrible face…Well, people here in USA are not exactly used to eating blood sausage. Unless you grew up in Poland! Even though there are different regional varieties of this famous Polish delicacy, it typically consists of pork offal (podroby wieprzowe), animal’s blood (krew…

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