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Five senses in Polish Posted by on Sep 22, 2021

Humans have five basic senses: touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste. Can you name them in Polish? The sensing organs (narządy czuciowe) associated with each sense send information to the brain to help us understand and perceive the world around us. Let’s name all 5 senses in polish!   TOUCH – DOTYK Touch (dotyk) is thought…

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Thousands march in LGBTQ parade in Poland Posted by on Jun 22, 2021

Thousands marched through Warsaw (Warszawa) on Saturday in an “Equality Parade” (Parada Równości) demanding an end to discrimination against the LGBTQ community. It is the largest gay pride parade in central Europe. In a sea of rainbow flags, the symbol of the LGBTQ community, marchers gathered outside the Palace of Culture and Science (Pałac Kultury i…

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Tomorrow is International Astronomy Day! Posted by on May 14, 2021

Astronomy Day (Dzień Astronomii) is an international event designed to celebrate all facets of astronomy.  It is observed twice a year both in spring (May 15th) and fall (October 9th). Astronomy (astronomia) is a natural science that has always been present in human history. Our ancestors looked at the sky, curious about what was beyond our…

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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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Popular Polish proverbs about Spring Posted by on Mar 26, 2021

Spring is here! We are ready for sun, warm temperatures and birds singing, right? We might be ready, but weather likes to play tricks on us sometimes… Here are most popular Polish proverbs about Spring, the weather and everything that is happening around this time of the year! Proverbs (przysłowia) about spring is a folk wisdom…

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How to celebrate Pistachio Day in Poland Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

There is a National or World Day for almost everything. Pistachios (plural “pistacje”, singular “pistacja” in Polish) are no different! February 26th is National Pistachio Day! People in Poland, just like everywhere else in the world, love pistachios! Do they celebrate Pistachio Day? I’m not sure, to be honest…but I know that I definitely would! Pistachios…

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Can you describe in Polish what pandemic has taught you? Posted by on Jan 29, 2021

During this past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down and changed not just the way we live and work, but also how we think and behave. Every part of the world has been affected, and every aspect of life has been impacted. Perhaps there are some life lessons to take away…

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