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Polish museums and galleries open virtually during coronavirus quarantine. Posted by on Mar 19, 2020

The coronavirus has touched a diverse collection of countries and cultures. The World Health Organization has labelled COVID-19 a pandemic. And as we all learned, over-reacting is better than non-reacting. Last few days and weeks has been different for everyone, with places like schools, museums, restaurants, bars and many other places closed. Coronavirus (koronawirus), social distancing…

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Getting in touch – say hello from Poland! Posted by on Oct 2, 2015

Pretty much everywhere in Poland you will be able to send a postcard or phone your loved ones back home to say greetings from Poland! The high standard of postal services in Poland means that it is easy to stay in touch with friends and family no matter how far away they are. In almost…

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How internet is changing the way we talk? How to translate some abbreviations to Polish? Posted by on Mar 22, 2015

When it comes to the way we communicate with each other, it’s obvious the Internet influenced some major changes: Email superseded snail mail, Facebook pretty much swallowed the idea of calling someone and wishing them a happy birthday, our job hunts are conducted through LinkedIn… It’s slightly less in-your-face, but the Internet is also shifting…

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Social media in Poland Posted by on Sep 5, 2013

Social media have been in our lives for a long time now…and they seem to be overtaking the world! A lot of people wake up in the morning and first thing they do is checking their Facebook/Twitter/etc account…Do you know how people use social media in Poland? Here is a little info about it: Facebook…

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Would you like to surprise your friend with an email in Polish? Posted by on Aug 20, 2013

There are times when you really want to show someone how you care and there are different ways to do it. I love when my friends here in America try to write an email, message or card in Polish. I know they really try and I really appreciate it!….Ok, I have to admit,  sometimes I…

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WiFi for PKP Intercity? Posted by on Aug 31, 2012

There was good news for business travellers (podróżujący służbowo) in Poland this week after the announcement that PKP Intercity is in the final stages of installing WiFi onboard its trains. While PKP has still to choose an Internet service provider (dostawca usług internetowych), news station TVN24 states that customers will be able to connect via…

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National day of wrath…? Posted by on Mar 26, 2012

Sounds strange?It did to me and I did not know what to think about it… Confused about the date?In Europe people write the day of the month first, then month and year:) A number of small demonstrations took place across the country last Wednesday as groups of people hit the streets to show their discontent…

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