Why Poland Should Be On Your MUST TRAVEL List

When planning travel through Europe, one country so often overlooked and underestimated is Poland. What many people expect when visiting a country such as Poland is somewhere war torn and somber, still suffering the impact of its tragic past. However this is far from the case. Instead Poland offers the ultimate combination of culture, history, and food, with the…

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Tatra Mountains – Kasprowy Wierch Part 2

Of all the places we have visited in the world so far, very few compare to the breathtaking scenery of snow capped Tatra Mountains. Before our trip to Poland in 2008, I had never even seen snow, let alone been surrounded in the bright white of snow capped mountains. It really is something else. A…

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White Christmas in Zakopane

While a white Christmas is very much the way things are year after year for many countries, here in Australia it is all sunshine and sometimes very hot weather. We are more likely to be swimming in the pool or at the beach than having snowball fights, so like many fellow Aussies, we always dreamed…

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Our 2016 Must See Destinations

As we plan our travel for the new year, we have put together our list of our must see destinations for 2016, based on our own travel plans and of course, the highlights we are looking forward to with each destination. With a relatively new baby in the household and a toddler, travel has slowed…

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The Top of Kasprowy Wierch Mountain – Part 1

There are certain places that are best visited during a certain season of the year and Poland happens to be one of those countries that just seems right in Winter. While I have not yet been to Poland in the warmer months (that is happening next year), my experiences of a Polish winter leave nothing…

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5 Best Places to Visit in Poland

Poland – far more than just great vodka! Poland is one of Europe’s lesser known gems, so rich in culture and history and a country not to be missed. If you love picturesque architecture, medieval cities and typically European town squares, great food and good value, Poland has you covered. And despite suffering heavy destruction to certain…

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Wieliczka Salt Mine

When spending a few days in Krakow during our Christmas in Poland a few years back, we were sure to put a visit to Wieliczka Salt Mine on the list of must see attractions during our stay. We only had 3 days in Krakow, which is not a lot of time to spend in a…

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The Must Try Food in Poland

Polish food is a regular in our household since my husband’s family happen to be Polish, however nothing quite compares to feasting on regional favourites and the must try food in Poland while travelling. There is something wonderful about enjoying smoked sausages after exploring one of the Old Towns, or warming your belly during a Polish winter…

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10 Things To Do in Zakopane With Kids

Back in December 2008, we had our first white Christmas and it was magical. Being from Australia, Christmas has always been about hot weather, cold food and swimming pools rather than the reverse, so the very thought of Christmas with snow was exciting. And we were were lucky enough to experience this in the perfect destination…

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