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Krakow: Kazimierz and The Jewish Ghetto

Kazimierz: The Jewish District It’s a common misunderstanding that Kazimierz, the Jewish District, was where the Krakow Jewish Ghetto was located during WWII. The actual location of the ghetto is a short walk across the river in a district called Podgorze. We actually visited Kazimierz thinking it would be the area where…

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A Visit to Schindler’s Factory Museum

On our last day in Krakow, we visited the Wieliczka Salt Mine in the morning and had the rest of the day to check out the city. We’ve spent quite a lot of time in Old Town already, so this afternoon we decided to head to Podgorze to see Schindler’s…

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Polish Vodka Tasting at WĂłdka

We don’t have many beer gardens in the States so Nick and I have been spending our afternoons checking out different ones all around the cities we’ve been. In Krakow, things took a bit of a turn when we stumbled upon WĂłdka, a Polish vodka tasting bar near Old Town’s…