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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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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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What is your New Year resolution? Posted by on Dec 31, 2021

Are you one of the people who make New Year resolutions? Do you succeed in making them happen or do you fail? New year sometimes mean new you…and if you haven’t had much luck with keeping your New Year’s resolutions in the past,  it’s never too late to turn over a new leaf! Here are different…

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No alcohol on Christmas Eve in Poland Posted by on Dec 24, 2021

I think everyone should experience traditional Polish Christmas, at least once! Food is amazing, so many traditions involved, you are going to love it! Christmas is probably the most important holiday in Poland. Spent with family and friends, 3 days long (Christmas Eve is super important, probably more than actual Christmas Day…and then there is…

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What Christmas Markets to visit in Poland this Holiday season? Posted by on Nov 30, 2021

One of the best things I remember about Christmas when I lived in Poland was visiting Christmas Markets! So many big cities and small towns have their markets during Holiday season. While some of the markets are perhaps more attractive than others, each of them is unique and worth visiting. Wrocław Christmas Market is definitely…

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Pumpkin varieties in Polish Posted by on Oct 27, 2021

With October here and Halloween around the corner why not talk about pumpkins? Do you know how to name different varieties of them in Polish? Pumpkin is called a queen of the autumn (królowa jesieni) in Poland. The golden Polish autumn (złota Polska jesień) is a time of an amazing variety of wonderful vegetables and fruits…

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Spectacular beaches in Poland Posted by on Aug 30, 2021

Summer is almost over, but there is still time for beach vacation! Plus, today is National Beach Day! Do you have favorite summer beach destination? There are so many beautiful beaches in Poland, some more popular than others, but all of them just spectacular. The Polish coastline boasts white, long, sandy beaches. They have great…

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