Touring Auschwitz – Birkenau // What to Expect, A Visitor’s Guide

I grew up listening to my grandma’s vivid stories about living through WWII. Her memories continue to inspire my travel itineraries, and during our recent trip to Poland we stopped at a handful of prominent WWII historical sites. While it’s never easy to visit these types of places, nothing could’ve prepared us for how sobering … Read more

Wieliczka Salt Mine (Poland): Everything You Need to Know

If you travel just 25 minutes outside of Krakow, you will discover the world’s most visited underground tourist attraction. I know… on the surface a visit to a salt mine might not seem like the most exciting thing to do in Poland, but Wieliczka Salt Mine is different. Comprised of over 186 miles (300 km) … Read more

Schindler’s Factory Museum (Krakow, Poland) // A Visitor’s Guide

Oskar Schindler, an enamelware factory owner who saved over 1,200 Jews during WWII, is most well known thanks to the Academy Award winning film, Schindler’s List. Today, the infamous Schindler’s Factory is the site of a impactful Holocaust museum that is an important addition to any Krakow itinerary. Keep reading to discover what to expect … Read more

The 6 Most Instagrammable Photo Spots in Old Town Gdansk (Poland)

I was totally awe-struck by beauty of Gdansk while I was there.. and then I flew straight to Riga and immediately forgot about all about it. I think my love for Latvia’s capital overshadowed my memories of Gdansk and it wasn’t until I started looking through my photos a year later, that I remembered how … Read more

Old Town Gdansk // A Complete Weekend Guide

Commonly referred to as the “Pearl of the North,” Gdansk is a popular European weekend destination filled with rich history and some of the most photogenic streets I’ve ever walked along. There’s more to Gdansk than just it’s Old Town, but if you’re only in the city for a short amount of time, you could … Read more

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