Why didn’t you invest in Eastern Poland?

March 12, 2013 in Business News, General, International, Investments, Markets, News, Polish Business, Polish Matters

Most of you have probably already seen the ad or at least some of its more funny internet mems and reproductions. The child, as presented here, makes an impression and also makes for a ridicule of the idea, as most internet campaigns do. Let’s take a look at the idea to invest in Eastern Poland.

Founder of Inglot Cosmetics dies in Poland at age 58

February 24, 2013 in Business News, General, International, News, People, Polish Business, Polish Matters

Sad news from this morning – Mr. Wojciech Inglot, founder and owner of Inglot Cosmetics, died yesterday in a hospital in Przemysl, Poland. He was 58 years old.  

Beyonce in Poland – Orange Warsaw Festival 2013

February 4, 2013 in Attractions, Events, General, Leisure, Lifestyle, News, Polish Matters, Travelling Poland

Only last Friday did I write about Justin Bieber having a concert in the Polish city if Łódź (Lodz) in March this year, and this morning I just learned, that the yearly Orange Warsaw Festival will be visited by Beyonce! I’m always happy when world renowed starts visit our country, and here I give you again some tips if you want to come and see Beyonce in Poland.  

Death of the President by National Geographic

January 30, 2013 in General, History, International, News, People, Polish Matters, Politics

A couple of days ago National Geographic presented their new episode of Air Crash Investigation series titled “Death of the President”. The movie, based on the official analyses of the crash, reports the accident which on April 10th, 2010 killed the President of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Lech Kaczyński, his wife and 94 other people of great state importance.  

The Polish mail market is free

January 29, 2013 in Banking & Finance, Business News, General, Markets, News, Polish Business, Politics, Uncategorized

The Polish mail market has been under the monopoly of the National Post (Poczta Polska) for decades. The last years have brought a slight improvement due to parts the market becoming available to private operators. Starting January 1st, 2013 new legislation has freed the market also for letters weighing under 50 grams. Is this the beginning of the end for the national operator?  

Will they legalize marihuana in Poland?

January 22, 2013 in Formalities, Lifestyle, News, Politics

Recently, a teenage boy has committed suicide. His mother apparently claims that he was under the influence of drugs, and marihuana in particular. I will not comment on this personal tragedy, being a father myself I just can’t do that. However, this situation has started (again) a serious debate about the legalization of light drugs including marihuana in Poland.