Sopot // An Easy Day Trip to Poland’s Charming Seaside Resort Town

Occupying a short stretch along the Baltic sea lies Poland’s Summer capital, also known as the “Polish Riviera.” With it’s white sand beaches (I didn’t know Poland had beaches) and fancy resort spas, Sopot became a popular destination amongst rich and famous in the early 1900’s. Today Sopot’s reputation as a resort town parallels it’s prominent … Read more

Krakow Street Art : I'm Happy Again

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 the Ghetto used to be. … Read more

Schindler's Factory

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 Factory as well as take … Read more

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine: Everything You Need to Know

When my grama found out we were traveling to Poland she called me up from Scotland to stress the importance of a visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine. She said it’s one of the most amazing places she’s ever been, and she’s been everywhere. How to Get to Wieliczka Salt Mine We don’t have a … Read more

Polish Vodka Tasting at Wódka

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 Wódka, a Polish vodka tasting bar near Old Town’s main square.  Wodka is a … Read more