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

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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

Destination: Gdańsk, Poland

After two nights in Warsaw, I headed to my next destination in Poland during this past April vacances. The next stop took me to Gdańsk, a port city located in the very north of Poland, very close to the Baltic Sea. Just like with Warsaw, I would be spending another two nights there, exploring and taking advantage of … Continue reading Destination: Gdańsk, Poland

Destination: Warsaw, Poland

With my April vacances having ended just two weeks ago, it's time to recount what I did and where I did them. This time around, I decided to go to Poland! I'd never been before, and having seen plenty of gorgeous photos of it online and heard nothing but good things from other assistant(e)s and travelers who'd been, … Continue reading Destination: Warsaw, Poland