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Fascinating history of Poland

09/05/2016 in Poland

Poland is a country in Central Europe with a rich and eventful history, colourful heritage reflected in the variety of monuments from different periods and very varied landscape, extending from the long Baltic Sea coastline in the north to the Tatra Mountains in the south. In between you will find lush primeval forests featuring fascinating species of animals including bisons...

Safety travel tips for Poland

09/04/2016 in Poland

The European unified emergency number 112 is being deployed in Poland. By now, it certainly works for all mobile-phone calls and most land-line calls. There are also three "old" emergency numbers that are still in use. These are:

Ambulance: 999 (Pogotowie,dziewięć-dziewięć-dziewięć)

Firefighters: 998 (Straż Pożarna,dziewięć-dziewięć-osiem)

Police: 997 (Policja,dziewięć-dziewięć-siedem)

Municipal Guards: 986 (Straż Miejska,dziewięć-osiem-sześć) it is a kind of auxiliary Police force found only in...

What's on the menu? What to eat in Poland

09/05/2016 in Poland

Poles take their meals following the standard continental schedule: a light breakfast in the morning (usually some sandwiches with tea/coffee), then a larger lunch (or traditionally a "dinner") at around 13:00-14:00, then a supper at around 19:00.


For the most part, Polish restaurants and bars do not include gratuity in the total of the check, so your server will be pleased...

Getting to Poland in a flash

09/05/2016 in Poland

    Poland is a member of the Schengen Agreement.

There are no border controls between countries that have signed and implemented the treaty. This includes most of the European Union and a few other countries.

Likewise, a visa granted for any Schengen member is valid in all other countries that have signed andimplemented the treaty.

Please see Travelling around the Schengen Area for more...

Drunk in love! What to drink in Poland

09/05/2016 in Poland

Poland is on the border of European "vodka" and "beer culture". Poles enjoy alcoholic drinks but they drink less than the European average. You can buy beer, vodka and wine. Although Poland is known as the birthplace of vodka, local beer seems to have much more appeal to many Poles. Another traditional alcoholic beverage is mead. Polish liqueurs and nalewka...

Stunning landmarks awaits you in Poland

09/05/2016 in Poland

Ever since Poland joined the European Union, international travellers have rapidly rediscovered the country's rich cultural heritage, stunning historic sites and just gorgeous array of landscapes. Whether you're looking for architecture, urban vibes or a taste of the past: Poland's bustling cities and towns offer something for everyone. If you'd rather get away from the crowds and enjoy nature,...

Lets explore the historic streets of Poland

08/29/2016 in Poland

Polish road infrastructure is extensive but generally poorly maintained, and high speed motorways currently in place are insufficient. However, public transport is quite plentiful and inexpensive: buses and trams in cities, and charter buses and trains for long distance travel.

By plane

LOT Polish Airlines offers domestic flights between Warsaw Chopin Airport and the airports of Kraków, Katowice, Wrocław, Poznań, Szczecin, Gdańsk,...

The stylish language of Poland

08/29/2016 in Poland

The official language of Poland is Polish.

Foreign visitors should be aware that virtually all official information will usually be in Polish only. Street signs, directions, information signs, etc. are routinely only in Polish, as are schedules and announcements at train and bus stations (airports and a few major train stations seem to be an exception to this). When it comes...