72 Hours in Warsaw: Things to See and Do

Colorful Old Town in Warsaw (April 2017). When it comes to traveling, some of us might not have the luxury of spending many days in one place. Whether it’s due to rushed planning or limited vacation time off from work, it can be hectic trying to research and cram in as much as possible into … Continue reading 72 Hours in Warsaw: Things to See and Do

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Destination: Warsaw, Poland (Part 2)

While planning my "epic trip" following the semester's end this May, I didn't think of revisiting Warsaw. True, I enjoyed seeing the city when I went over two years ago, but I'd considered that to be it. Little did I expect that I would be returning to the Polish capital for two nights, and I … Continue reading Destination: Warsaw, Poland (Part 2)

Destination: Krakow, Poland

My trip to Poland finally came to an end in Krakow (or "Kraków"). Located in the south, it's a vibrant city known for being an economic and cultural hub of the country, with its historic center boasting plenty of well-preserved churches and its famous Wawel Castle. It was beautiful and lively, and I couldn't have … Continue reading Destination: Krakow, Poland

Destination: Zakopane, Poland

The following morning after my day trip to Auschwitz, I took another day trip out from Krakow, this time to Zakopane, a town located in southern Poland. Bordering close to the border with Slovakia, Zakopane is famous for being a ski resort town, for it's right at the foothills of the expansive Tatra Mountains (also shared … Continue reading Destination: Zakopane, Poland

Destination: Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland

During my stay in Krakow (more on it later), I made a couple of day trips to nearby places in southern Poland. One of them was the Auschwitz concentration camp, which is where millions of people-- Jews, vagabonds, criminals, homosexuals-- were persecuted and killed during World War II. To say that my visit to Auschwitz … Continue reading Destination: Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland