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Wild flower meadows instead of flowerbeds in the Polish city? Posted by on Apr 30, 2020

Do you often dream of looking onto a beautiful, blossoming meadow in your back garden? Or how about a wild see of poppies in front of your office in the city? I definitely like it better than carefully design flowerbed. Well, those dreams are slowly turning into reality in some of the Polish cities, thanks…

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Have you heard about Pope’s Trail in Poland? Posted by on Sep 9, 2019

Pope John Paul II, born Karol Wojtyła, was officially declared a saint by the Vatican on April 27th 2014. After over twenty-five years as pope, including two assassination attempts, several cancer scares, hearing loss and public diagnosis of osteoarthrosis and Parkinson’s disease, John Paul II passed away on April 2nd, 2005, plunging Poland into national mourning…

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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Poland? Posted by on Aug 8, 2019

What do people think of when they hear about Poland today? The first person people mention is Pope John Paul II, then Solidarity and Lech Wałęsa. Some people remember Frederic Chopin or Copernicus (if they know they were Polish), while film enthusiast know of Wajda or Kieślowski. People talk about Polish vodka, beautiful Polish women…

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Hot chocolate or cocoa in Poland? Posted by on Jan 20, 2019

There is nothing better than winter storm (like the one happening right now as I’m writing in New England!), fireplace, comfortable couch, a blanket…and of course a cup of hot chocolate:)) I love the home atmosphere and having my hot chocolate in my living room. However, there are plenty of places in the world, where…

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Riding a bicycle in Poland – what do you have to know? Posted by on Aug 31, 2018

We usually take our bike from the garage or basement  when we notice that the temperature outside is warm enough not to freeze us during the ride. Other times we do it when we decide to change our lifestyle and start living a healthier life by doing exercise – a bike seems like a good…

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Historic first ski descent of K2 by a Polish daredevil, Andrzej Bargiel! Posted by on Jul 28, 2018

On July 22nd, Polish ski – mountaineer, Andrzej Bargiel, made history, by completing the first ever ski descent of Karakorum giant known as K2! Congratulations! Just 200m shorter than Mt Everest, and a lot more dangerous, it’s considered by far most technical and deadliest peak in the world. It was one of the few well-known peaks…

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International surfing day! Where to surf in Poland? Posted by on Jun 16, 2018

Did someone say surfing? Yes! The International Surfing Day was established in 2005 by the Surfrider Foundation and Surfing Magazine. Every year, surfers and surfing fans run contests, eco-friendly events, barbecues, film screenings, beach cleanups and multiple ocean-based activities. These celebrations are held all over the world. Until 2013, the International Surfing Day was celebrated in two…

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