Category Archives: Poland

Researchers learn previously unknown identities of Auschwitz prisoners; Ed Wight; Daily Mail

Researchers searched over 160,000 documents concerning the fate of around 30,000 men and women held in the camp where over 1 million people were murdered by the Nazis.

Source: Researchers learn previously unknown identities of Auschwitz prisoners

Poland to resume logging in primeval forest; BBC

Bialowieza forest is at the centre of a long-running row between environmentalists and the government.

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Malbork Castle Guided Tour from Gdansk; Booking.com

Find out about Malbork Castle Guided Tour from Gdansk like business hours, location, and events. Book tickets online with free cancellation and skip-the-line access!

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Auschwitz: Where Work Once Set You Free. But Only Upon Death; Eric MacKenzie Lamb; The St Kitts Nevis Observer

Usually, Eric MacKenzie Lamb’s travel pieces feature destinations which consist of a combination of stunning natural beauty, an off the beaten track location, as well as things to do and see- all of which, one hopes, leaves readers with a positive sense from learning  at least something they hadn’t known before.

Source: AUSCHWITZ: WHERE WORK ONCE SET YOU FREE. BUT ONLY UPON DEATH. – The St Kitts Nevis Observer

Liberation of Auschwitz: where is the Nazi concentration camp – and who liberated it during the Holocaust?; Matt Brooks; Scotsman

Auschwitz’s victims and their families are remembered on Holocaust Memorial Day…

Source: Liberation of Auschwitz: where is the Nazi concentration camp – and who liberated it during the Holocaust?

Webinar to mark 40th anniversary of Warsaw’s Old Town’s UNESCO listing; Polish Press Agency

International experts will mark the 40th anniversary of adding the Historic Centre of Warsaw to the UNESCO’s World Heritage List during an online seminar to be held on October 21.

Source: Webinar to mark 40th anniversary of Warsaw’s Old Town’s UNESCO listing

Europe Travel: The 15 Coronavirus-Safest Christmas Trips According To European Best Destinations; Cecilia Rodriguez; Forbes

Europe Travel for Christmas: An official list of beautiful European cities that will put on the best and safest Christmas markets for 2020.

Source: Europe Travel: The 15 Coronavirus-Safest Christmas Trips According To European Best Destinations

Visiting Malbork Castle, Poland – the Largest Castle in the World; Kami

Malbork Castle in Poland is the largest castle in the world and the UNESCO gem. Click to learn all about visiting Malbork Castle.

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Zamosc, Poland – a perfect Renaissance town and the UNESCO gem; Kami; My Wanderlust

Zamosc, Poland was designed as a perfect Renaissance town. Here you will find all about visiting Zamosc, a real UNESCO gem.

Source: Zamosc, Poland – a perfect Renaissance town and the UNESCO gem

From Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mines: 3 Best Ways to Get There; Diana Bocco; PlanetWare

Source: From Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mines: 3 Best Ways to Get There | PlanetWare

Wondering Where to Stay in Warsaw? (Try These in 2020); Ana Pereira; The Broke Backpacker

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Dazzling 13th century Wieliczka Salt Mine to reopen – and here’s a peek at what you’ve been missing!; Anne Chatham; The First News

Poland’s spectacular salt mine is reopening is doors to visitors this weekend, after closing temporarily due to the coronavirus.

Source: Dazzling 13th century Wieliczka Salt Mine to reopen – and here’s a peek at what you’ve been missing!

A salt mine in Poland contains a chapel and chandeliers made of salt; Claire Toureille; Daily Mail

The Wieliczka Salt Mine, near Krakow, was built during the 13th century and is entirely carved in salt. It contains 2,000 rooms, a breath-taking chapel, function chandeliers and a lake.

Source: A salt mine in Poland contains a chapel and chandeliers made of salt

There’s A Salt Mine In Poland With Underground Lakes, Chapels, And Chandeliers Made Of Salt And It Looks Unreal; Liucija Adomaite & Mantas Kačerauskas; Bored Panda

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Inside an ancient Polish salt mine that has underground lakes, fully carved chapels, and chandeliers made of salt; Mia Jankowicz; Business Insider

Salt has been dug in Poland’s Wieliczka mine for 700 years. The UNESCO world heritage site boasts chapels, salt carvings, and underground lakes.

Source: Inside an ancient Polish salt mine that has underground lakes, fully carved chapels, and chandeliers made of salt

This European Old Town is Fake—but Full of Secrets; Anthony Paletta; Daily Beast

Facing down hungry socialist city planners, the Communist government of Poland based its rebuilding of Nazi-destroyed Warsaw Old Town on a painting by the nephew of a great artist.

Source: This European Old Town is Fake—but Full of Secrets

Edinburgh’s ten sisters: Why these remarkable cities are twinned with the capital; Indigo Stafford; Edinburgh Live

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12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Poland; Diana Bocco; PlanetWare

Source: 12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Poland | PlanetWare

A historically significant port city with a pretty old town – an expert guide to Gdansk; John Wilmott; Telegraph

Discover the best things to see and do in Gdansk, Poland with Telegraph’s expert cruise port guide, including the best places to visit and where to eat and drink.

Source: A historically significant port city with a pretty old town – an expert guide to Gdansk

10 must-do excursions when cruising to Scandinavia and Russia; Lavanya Sunkara; USA Today

On a Viking voyage on the Baltic Sea, discover vibrant European capital cities, learn the history of Vikings, venture onward to Russia’s cultural capital and end the journey with Scandinavia’s natural wonders along the North Sea.

Source: 10 must-do excursions when cruising to Scandinavia and Russia

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