Category: Poland

Wawel Castle: The World’s First World Heritage Site; Aaron Joshua Spray; The Travel

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Live-Guided Auschwitz & Birkenau Tour from Cracow; Hello Cracow; TripAdvisor

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Exploring Eastern Europe: Poland; Anne Termeche; Deutsche Welle

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With war in Ukraine, many people worry about how safe it is spending their holidays in central and Eastern Europe. Fortunately, neighboring Poland has been spared fighting. Anne Termeche looks at what the country has to offer.

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Poland feels the strain of Ukraine’s refugees; Mark Lowen; BBC

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The eastern town of Zamosc has welcomed thousands of refugees but locals wonder how long they can cope.

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NGOs ask EU to stop Poland building border wall in primeval forest; Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk; Reuters

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More than 150 non-governmental organisations are asking the European Commission to intervene to halt the construction of a wall on the Polish-Belarusian border running through protected areas, including one of Europe’s last primeval forests.

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Poland’s border wall to cut through Europe’s last old-growth forest; Douglas Main; National Geographic

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Polish-Belarus border wall threatens primeval forest, environmentalists say; Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk & Kacper Pempel; Reuters

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Visiting Krakow? Do These Historic Things During Your Trip; Joshua Chiedu; The Travel

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There’s a reason that Krakow sees millions of visitors each year, and these historic must-do things are all part of the experience.

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Poland’s White Gold: The Story Behind one of the World’s Biggest Adaptive Reuse Projects; Dima Stouhi; Arch Daily

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In this AD Narrative, Dima Stouhi explores the history of the Wieliczka Salt Mine and how it was transformed into a multipurpose complex today.

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Things to do in Krakow: 3-day Itinerary; Dale Cullen; Amateur Traveler

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So you’re on your way to Poland! You’ll want to start planning your trip and working out the best things to do in Krakow. In fact, you’re probably thinking, “wouldn’t it be great to have an itinerary of what to see in Krakow in 3 days?”

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One Man’s Quest to Save the Last Quiet Places on the Planet; Kathleen Rellihan; Newsweek

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Wooden Tserkvas of the Polish Carpathians; In Your Pocket

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11 Wonders Of The Wieliczka Salt Mine, An Underground City Made Of Salt; Penny Zibula; TravelAwaits

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The Wieliczka Salt Mine is a top tourist attraction, but its true worth lies in its rich history of hard work, abiding faith, and artistic talent.

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Visit Swidnica, Poland – the Highlight of Lower Silesia; Kamila Napora; My Wanderlust

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Swidnica, Poland is a highlight of the Lower Silesia. It’s full of history, beautiful architecture and home to UNESCO site. Check it out!

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Meet The Largest Brick Castle In The World: Malbork Castle; Sharjeel T; Wonderful Engineering

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Advertisement The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is a 13th-century Teutonic castle and fortress located near the town of Malbork, Poland. It is one of the largest castles in the world measured by land area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle is a classic example of a medieval fortress and, on […]

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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…

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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.

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