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Archive for January, 2022

The charm of the Old Town in Warsaw Posted by on Jan 28, 2022

With a labyrinth of winding cobblestone streets, picturesque plazas with plenty of old world charm and ornate tenement facades, it is easy to understand why the Old Town in Warsaw is such a popular tourist area. But did you know that The Old Town Square (Rynek Starego Miasta) had been reduced to a pile of…

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Poland remembers Holocaust survivals Posted by on Jan 27, 2022

January 27th marks the 77th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp (wyzwolenie obozu koncentracyjnego Auschwitz).  The U.N. General Assembly designated International Holocaust Remembrance Day on November 1, 2005 , and chose January 27th,  the day that Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops in 1945, an International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Millions of people, most of them Jews…

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Posted by on Jan 21, 2022

Accidents and injuries can occur anywhere: at home, at work, while driving or while participating in sports events. They are not wished for but they do happen. It is important to be prepared for such medical emergencies! Keeping a first-aid kit handy can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. What is usually included…

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Three Kings’ Day in Poland Posted by on Jan 6, 2022

The holiday of Three Kings’ Day ( Dzień Trzech Króli), which takes place on January 6th, marks the end of the Christmas season in impressive style throughout Poland. The holiday commemorates the Biblical visit of the Three Kings to little Jesus soon after he was born. The Wise Men, after a long journey from the East, each of them…

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