December 4, 2015
Talking Poland

Talking Poland: Gnomes, Coal Mines, and Milkbar

Why visit Poland? Poland might not be the most popular destinations in Europe, but it is one of the most unique for sure. To find the best pierogi, to visit Pope John Paul II’s childhood home, to learn the history, […]
April 9, 2015
Romanesque St Nicholas Rotunda

Romanesque St Nicholas Rotunda of Cieszyn in 20 Polish Zloty Note

Do you visit places that you see in the banknotes? I do sometimes. One of the most memorable and unique place was Cieszyn, the border town between Poland and Czech Republic. There used to be a heavy border but now […]
December 4, 2014

Polish Delights: Pierogi, Microbrew Beer, and Scientists

My recent encounter with a Polish blogger named Igor reminded me how much I enjoyed Poland. He was quite surprised that we pointed to Poland as one of our favorite destinations in Europe, and the out of the ordinary places […]
December 18, 2012
Pierogi in Poland

Introducing Polish Food

My Favourite Polish Cuisine Thanks to Milk Bar (Bar mleczny), it’s easy to get Polish food with a very reasonable price. The term milk bar (different from Australian term) was created in 1896 in Warsaw, because the place offered milk-based […]
November 14, 2012
Professor

There Are Gnomes Living in Wroclaw, Poland

What’s up with these gnomes in Wroclaw? When you walk around Wrocław, Poland; keep your eye on not only for your surroundings, but also the street level. You’ll run into them once or twice on the street, and say ‘what […]
November 3, 2012

Runaway to Sister’s City – Warsaw, Poland

    1. If you use only one word to describe Warsaw what would that be?   Reborn. After II World War 90% of Warsaw was totally destroyed (you can see more on this movie: http://youtu.be/twDouTqS4c8 ). The governement back then decided that the city has […]
September 14, 2012

Best of Poland – Warsaw, Wroclaw, Krakow and Beyond

Poland was a kind of place that is not spectacular but made me want to come back soon. To this day, I miss having lunch at the Milk Bar with old Polish folks. You could never go wrong with pierogi. […]