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Unique piece of Polish heritage on your table Posted by on Oct 18, 2019

Living far away from my native country can be hard sometimes. I miss my family and friends, Polish food, Polish cities…customs and the language…There are of course different ways to fill in this gap: I can Skype or Face Time with people I love and miss, I can cook Polish food here in US, I…

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I love jewelry shopping in Poland and amber is my favorite! Posted by on Sep 20, 2018

When it comes to jewelry, all women love it! Some may not admit it, but I think that every woman loves jewelry. It could be very subtle and delicate, sparkly and big, chunky statement pieces! We are all different and we love different things. No matter what we choose, it’s always fun to shop for…

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My memories of coloring Easter eggs in Poland Posted by on Mar 31, 2018

Pisanki (Polish painted Easter eggs) comes from the Polish word “pisać”, which means to write. Originating as a pagan tradition, pisanki were absorbed by Christianity to become the traditional Easter eggs. Pisanki are now considered to symbolise the revival of nature and the hope that Christians gain from faith in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Coloring…

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What Polish museums to visit and why? Posted by on Jun 27, 2017

Poland has a rich, often dark, but exceedingly interesting history to tell. Not limited to the simple course of time, and the events that have occurred within, the Polish story is one that is interested in so many ways: from war and conflict, to film, art, architecture and literature. Accordingly, there is a thriving museum…

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Great museums to visit in Poland! Posted by on Jul 19, 2016

If you are like me and my family, then you love to visit art galleries and museums wherever you travel! These are always my favorite places to see when I travel. Poland is home to countless museums, from grand structures encompassing a variety of themes to smaller museums that focus in depth on just one…

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Because life in colors is more beautiful! Jan Brzechwa “Kolory” Posted by on Jun 30, 2016

We all knew his poems growing up! Jan Brzechwa, born Jan Wiktor Lesman was a Polish writer of Jewish descent. He is mostly known for his contribution to children’s literature as well as for his translations of Russian literature, translating works by Aleksandr Pushkin, Sergey Yesienin and Vladimir Mayakovskiy. This particular poem was one of my…

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Have you seen this beautiful, painted village in Poland? Posted by on Feb 26, 2016

For the townsfolk of Zalipie, every day is a celebration since the isolated outpost blossomed into one of Poland’s most iconic villages. What was once a bleak and forgotten cluster of smoke-blackened huts, has over the years transformed into a kaleidoscopic feast of colour – and one of southern Poland’s best-kept treasures. Each house is decorated…

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