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Unique piece of Polish heritage on your table Posted by on Oct 18, 2019

Living far away from my native country can be hard sometimes. I miss my family and friends, Polish food, Polish cities…customs and the language…There are of course different ways to fill in this gap: I can Skype or Face Time with people I love and miss, I can cook Polish food here in US, I…

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What is happening in Cracow in October? Posted by on Oct 10, 2019

Cracow (Kraków) is such a lovely city to visit, my absolute favorite in Poland! And autumn is a perfect time of the year to plan your trip, with plenty of festivals, events and activities to entertain pretty much everyone. Quick weather note: the beginning of fall in Kraków is one of the nicest times of…

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Find out why Poles absolutely love mushroom picking! Posted by on Sep 30, 2019

The summer came to an end and now it is time for a lot of Poles to start mushroom picking! September, October and even November are when millions of Poles head to the forests in search of all kids of different mushroom species! Growing up in Poland, I remember mushroom picking with my parents. My…

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Is U.S. visa waiver program in near future for Poland? Posted by on Sep 24, 2019

The fact that Poland, a major ally of the US, still does not enjoy visa-free travel to the US has been an irritation to the Polish side for some years. However, the number of visa applications refused has fallen sharply over the past few years. The American embassy in Warsaw launched a campaign in April…

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50 Polish positive words to describe people Posted by on Sep 13, 2019

Have you ever met someone and wondered how they’re so positive all the time? They’re always so happy and never complain… While it might seem hard to be positive all the time, there’s a way to be more grateful and not take life so seriously. No one else can control your feelings besides you, so…

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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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The beauty of harvest festival in Poland Posted by on Aug 30, 2019

Dożynki harvest festival celebrations take place all over Poland from mid August to early September every year. The festival is a like a reward for hard labor in the fields. The holiday was initially associated with the pagan Slavic cult of plants, trees and agriculture. In Poland the tradition dates back to the 16th century or…

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