Travelling Poland with kids

February 12, 2013 in Accomodation, Attractions, Basic Information, Children, Food, General, Polish Matters, Transport, Travelling Poland

Most uf us, parents, obviously travel with kids. And when we select a country to visit, we really need to know that the little ones will be safe and enjoy themselves in the process. As Poland may still seem quite exotic to many of you, I’d like to share some of my thought and observation on travelling to Poland with kids.  

Polish Prices – Basic groceries

February 11, 2013 in Banking & Finance, Basic Information, General, Lifestyle, Polish Business, Polish Matters, Shopping, Travelling Poland

Poland is known to have low prices compared to most of the other European Union states. However, I found that it may be difficult for tourists and business travellers to actually get a feeling for how much they will need to pay. The Polish prices are low, but perhaps not as low as some make them out to be.  

Polish store – travel guides, books, music and more!

February 10, 2013 in Accomodation, Arts, Attractions, Basic Information, Children, Food, General, History, International, Language, Leisure, Lifestyle, People, Polish Business, Polish Matters, Transport, Travelling Poland

It is generally quite difficult to find stuff related to Poland online. Of course, in Poland there are many web stores. But they’re in Polish and probably not well suited for foreigners. Which is why I decided to create an online Polish store with Polish merchandise on my own, for your convenience.  

English Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

February 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Hello Everyone! Just as I promised some 3 weeks ago, I have translated the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy into English, so you can all have a chance to read through it.

Polish in Poland – Part 2

February 8, 2013 in Basic Information, Language, Polish Matters, Travelling Poland

I’ll go on with the second post on the Polish language. And I will keep using the frase “Polish in Poland” – it’s almost a tongue-braker, isn’t it? The idea is to give you some rough guidelines on the language and the way we use it. This time, we’ll go through some real basics.  

Martyna Wojciechowska – Polish People

February 7, 2013 in International, Leisure, Lifestyle, People, Polish Matters

The first Middle-East-European woman to complete the Paris-Dakar rally, one of the few to climb the Crown of the World, traveller, editor-in-chief of the Polish edition of National Geographic, a licensed diver and a mother to a beautiful daughter. Martyna Wojciechowska seems to be the perfect start for my series of extraordinary Poles.  

Fat Thursday – Donuts and Crisped Cakes

February 7, 2013 in Basic Information, Food, General, History, Leisure, Lifestyle, Polish Matters, Travelling Poland

It’s that time of year again – Fat Thursday is here, and as it’s only 10 in the morning, many donuts are still awaiting The Polish Fat Thursday tradition, associated with Catholic Lent which will start next Wednesday, is somewhat similar to Mardi Gras and Pancake Tuesday as known by other nationalities. So what do we eat?  

Polish start-up – immense innovation or false hopes?

February 6, 2013 in Business News, International, Investments, Lifestyle, Markets, New Technologies, Polish Business, Science

Start-ups, start-ups, start-ups … Wherever you go, whatever you read, they seem to be everywhere. Poland is no different, perhaps even more so that the “old money” nations like the US or UK. Are we really, as a nation, a new Sillicon Valley as some like to think, or is there still a long way ahead of us? Does a Polish start-up even have a chance in todays on-line world?  

Special Economic Zones in Poland

February 5, 2013 in Basic Information, General, Investments, Markets, Polish Business, Politics

Poland is a fairly decent place in investing nowadays. With an overall GDP increase and the national economy moving up (although decelerating at present) we may be one of the few places left in Europe worth investment money. As, on the other hand, Poland is quite underdeveloped in many regions, there are 14 Special Economic Zones which aim at rewarding investors with certain public assistance for their investments. It’s certainly something worth checking out.  

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.