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Category: Poland

Fokarium in Hel

I must admit that it sounds weird to ask for two tickets to Hel. But Polish Hel (both the town and the peninsula) is, believe me, quite a charming place: […]

Greetings from Gdansk!

We always feel at home in Poland. The people are friendly, the food is delicious and there’s so much to do and see. And yes, we are back! After Krakow, […]

Bye-bye Jelenia Gora and Poland

This was the view from our window during the month of August; so calm and peaceful… I will miss this lovely little town! Its unusual wooden balconies… Some interesting details […]

The Church of Peace in Jawor

A few years ago, my boyfriend and I visited the church of peace in Świdnica. We booked the visit in advance, we arrived at the appointed time and our guide, a friendly […]

Perła Zachodu in Siedlęcin

Perła Zachodu (meaning: the Pearl of the West) is a traditional Polish inn overlooking the Lake Modry. You can reach it on foot from the center of Jelenia Gora. All you need to […]

Bolesławiec – Ceramics City

Bolesławiec in Lower Silesia is one of those towns that has a lot to offer but that is not on the tourist radar. They call it Ceramics City because of its […]

The Książ Castle

As I already told you, there are many castles in this region of Poland. Actually, Lower Silesia (i.e. southwestern Poland, bordering Germany and the Czech Republic) boasts one of the highest concentrations […]

Bye-bye Poznan

After two months, it’s time to say goodbye to this fascinating town. On this occasion, I’ve selected a few pics for you… Stary rynek (the old market) with its gorgeous […]

The New Zoo in Poznan

The 116 hectare New Zoo was opened to the public in 1974 after seven years of construction. Located beyond the far east end of Lake Malta, it houses over 2,000 […]

The Botanical Garden in Poznan

The Botanical Garden is a research and teaching division of Adam Mickiewicz University. It was officially opened on 13 September 1925. The Garden covers an area of 22 hectares and it contains over […]

Butterflies and dragonflies in Poznan

Yesterday was my lucky day. I saw many beautiful butterflies while walking around the Malta Lake in Poznan. Here’s my selection for you. And this dragonfly landed on my table […]