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Na Zdrowie – My Top Polish Vodkas Posted by on May 8, 2010

The weekend is here! And what better way to start the weekend than with a cocktail to unwind? Well, today’s post is a Polish-focused review of some tasty libations from the mother country. In Poland, and in Polish homes here in the US, alcohol consumption is an essential part of social tradition. I remember, growing…

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Polish folk traditions – death before the ages Posted by on Apr 18, 2010

Today, Adam, our resident guest blogger continues the somber mood of national mourning by shedding light on some ancient Polish customs, traditions and superstitions about death. Or Death. Poland is a country over 1000 years old. In the days where there was no knowledge and no scientific method, the world was explained in myths and…

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Vernal Equinox and Old Slavic Traditions – Topienie Marzanny Posted by on Mar 21, 2009

Yesterday was pierwszy dzień wiosny (first day of spring). Or is it today? But only theoretically, because you wouldn’t know it from looking outside. And that’s the problem with spring – it ignores the calendar and shows up when it feels like it (much like Anna she’s supposed to be somewhere at a particular time)…

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