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Krakow – The Jewel Of Poland’s Crown

Krakow Poland

Krakow Poland, also known as the pearl in the crown, jewel of Poland, and jewel of central Europe is a city not to be missed when visiting Europe. It is the second largest (and one of the oldest) city in Poland and a former capital of one of Eastern Europe’s largest …

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Polish Food – Hmm Hmm Good!

Polish Food

What’s Polish Food? Golabki Pierogi Kopytka Zupy Come again? That’s a list of my favorite Polish dishes. Translated, that’s stuffed cabbage, filled dumplings, potato gnocchi-like dumplings, and, of course, soups. These are some of the most traditional Polish foods and they are hmm hmm good! Tim and I unanimously agree that Polish …

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Gdansk – A Beautiful City By The Sea

Gdansk Poland

Gdansk Poland We arrived in Gdansk via train from Warsaw in the mid-afternoon. The train station was quite confusing and we couldn’t even figure out how to cross the street into the Old Town. We had booked a room via Airbnb and we knew it was only about a 1 …

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Warsaw At Night – Picture Tour

Warsaw at Night

Warsaw, the capital of Poland, is a beautiful European city. With a population of 1.7 million, Warsaw is Poland’s largest city and its largest cultural hub. It is dynamic, modern, and cosmopolitan. As such, it boasts a vibrant nightlife and music scene. On our visit, earlier this week, we stayed …

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First 24 Hours In Warsaw Poland

Old Town Warsaw

I write this as I sit in a tiny apartment in the Old Town (Stare Miasto) of Warsaw, listening to the world wake up. The small courtyard outside our apartment has been taken over by crows this morning. And, they seem to be having some sort of an argument out …

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Travel from Barcelona to Granada by Train

Barcelona to Granada by Train

So, we’ve been in Granada for a while now and we thought it would be useful to you if we backed up a bit and talked about our trip from Barcelona to Granada by train. Normally, something like this is pretty straight-forward and we wouldn’t dedicate a whole post to …

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Cost of Food in Barcelona

Cost of Food in Barcelona

If you’re planning to visit Barcelona for more than just a short layover at the airport, you’ll probably need to eat at some point. As such, you’ll need to know the cost of food in Barcelona in order to plan your budget. If it’s just for a few days, you’ll …

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Barcelona Spain – First Impressions

Barcelona Spain Cathedral

I find myself writing this on a cool morning (a mere 65F), sipping a strong coffee in a lovely third floor apartment in the trendy Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. The brisk breeze coming from the open window is invigorating and the sounds of the city are inviting. It is almost time …

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