Regarding researching of your ancestral Polish roots, you may like to do a search on the Internet by typing "resources for exploring polish ancestral roots" into Google or other search engines. One of the sites that came up is this one "pgsa.org" which may get you started. […]
National Teddy Bear Day – 25th November in Poland is World Teddy Bear Day (światowy Dzień Pluszowego Misia). The first producer of the famous bears, being an American, got the idea of a toy after he saw a picture in which the then American President, Theodore Roosevelt refuses to shoot a bear cub while he […]
Poles and Vodka – Where ever you go in Poland shops and supermarkets are likely to have on show bottles containing Wódka. Poles like their neighbours are passionate about their vodka. It has a long history as it was used for medicinal purposes back in the 8th century but the Slavs quickly realised that by […]
4 June 1989 – The day that changed Poland and Central and Eastern Europe. As I sit here in my hotel room in Krynicy-Zdroj, Poland, on this historic day in the life of a nation I realise that none of my interest in this country would have happened if this event had not of taken […]
Well, you have arrived at the Poland Travel Guide Blog postings. Our “Blog” is where you can find the latest news about our exploration of Poland, a country in central Europe. Also, the “Blog” is where we may decide to post articles that do not fit into the main web site but warrant a mention. […]
Poland has pursued a policy of economic recovery since 1990 and now stands out as a success story among the former communist economies. Before 2009, GDP growth was about 5% annually, based on rising private consumption, a rise in corporate investment, and funds from the EU. GDP per capita is still below the EU average, […]
Tatra Mountains in southern Poland