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Magical Christmas Markets in Poland Posted by on Dec 22, 2019

So many people talk about European’s Christmas Markets. And yes, Poland has many amazing ones! Beautiful Christmas lights, gigantic Christmas trees, tasty local food, mulled wine and gingerbread, a beautiful ice rink, original and handmade Christmas gifts, Christmas concerts. These are the ingredients for your next  Christmas holiday in Poland, with family, with friends, alone or…

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How to order a coffee in Poland? Posted by on Apr 13, 2018

I don’t know many people who don’t like coffee! Do we all need a little caffeine to get the morning started? No, not all, but most of us do! I absolutely love coffee and can’t imagine a day without it… Coffee (kawa) is consumed everywhere, all around the world. People in Poland love coffee and…

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Where to find the best pierogi in Poland? Posted by on Aug 20, 2017

Pierogi is Poland’s national dish and enjoyed year around by all ages. Pierogi have been made in Poland since the 13th century. However, claims have been staked by the Poles, Romanians, Russians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, and Slovaks. Some suggest that the original form came from China through Italy during the Marco Polo expeditions.  Others suggest that…

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Have you heard about milk bars in Poland? Posted by on Sep 3, 2014

Milk bars or bary mleczne in Polish were government-subsidized cafeterias (dotowane przez rząd stołówki) from Eastern Europe’s Communist days. These no-frills eateries were created in an effort to provide affordable, hearty meals for laborers whose companies had no canteen. Vegetarian, milk- and other dairy-based dishes were served because there was a surplus of these products…

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What do you know about pierogi? Posted by on Jan 4, 2013

Who established a Guinness record in making pierogi the fastest? Where’s the statue of pierogi? What is pierogarnia? How should we say: pierogi or pierogies? Here are some interesting facts about Polish pierogi: 1. Pierogi or pierogies? A word “pierogies” is popular in U.S. and Canada because it underlines a ‘plurality’ of this well-known Polish food…

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Mama Mia! Posted by on Feb 11, 2012

If you are a mom, or dad, with little kids, you know this feeling when you show up with your kids in public places. Not everywhere, but there are some places where everyone gives you this look, that just says :”oh no, not kids again…!” It is really frustrating…kids are just kids and some of…

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Bistro de Paris in Warsaw Posted by on Nov 14, 2011

Hello everyone! Today I wanted to suggest a great French restaurant in Warsaw! My friend Ula recommended it to me few years ago. The first visit there was with my husband and mother in law and we loved it! We went back couple times (I’m sure we would be back more often if we would…

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