a fountain in kudowa zdroj, a polish health resort

Polish Health & Wellness

I think I’m in good company when I say that my health and wellness often take a backseat in my typical Western life: I’m too busy to go to the gym and it’s too...
people dining at herve in krakow.

Pierogi & Beyond: Poland’s Culinary Past & Present

There is perhaps no better way to get to know and understand a place than through its cuisine. Meals are inexorably linked to the society and people from which they spring, and there is...

Meteora, Greece: The Coolest Place You’ve Never Heard Of

My conception of Greece has never really been the same as the guide books’. This is probably because I’m Greek, myself. My dad’s family is from the island of Crete, and because of the...

How to Spend a Week in Poland

Planning a week-long itinerary can be a challenge, but organizing a great one can turn a mere seven days into the trip of a lifetime. And now, thanks to Europe’s train system, getting from...
people at work in a stained glass workshop in poland

A Creative’s Guide to Poland

If you arrive in Poland via a flight to the capital city of Warsaw, take note of the airport’s name: Frederic Chopin International. Although it is normal for a country’s major airport to be...
Blur of a metro train as it whizzes by the platform

Poland from a Passenger Car: The Country by Train

Attention all avid city-hoppers and enthusiastic trainspotters! If you’re itching for an authentic experience that encompasses all of Poland, look no further; the click-clack of Polish train tracks are calling your name. As one of...
Warsaw Old Town

Poland: Europe’s Architectural Melting Pot

Situated at the crossroads of East and West, Poland has a unique culture that has been shaped by its central location and layered history, and Poland’s architecture reflects this ever-changing complexity. From Gothic castles...

Six Budget European Destinations

For those of us whose dreams are bigger than our bank accounts, thinking up our next big European adventure can often seem unattainable and, therefore, a little discouraging. Because let’s face it — sometimes...
Fields at sunset in Soblówka, Poland

The Land of the Fields: Poland’s Great Outdoors

When Poland springs to mind you might find yourself contemplating a delicious pierogi or a glass of Bison Grass Vodka in the gothic metropolis of Warsaw. However, the country’s magic extends far beyond its...

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