As I mentioned when writing about Krakow, Poland was never really on my list of places to see. Being so close and hearing so many good things from fellow travelers had me deciding to head there to check out. I already shared about Krakow. Here are the other cities we visited and my thoughts about traveling to see them.
I’m going to start off by admitting I had actually never planned on visiting Poland. Until recently, I had never really heard that much good about it. Besides perogies and kielbasa, I really had never heard much about their cuisine, either.
Tips for Visiting Auschwitz
When people travel, they don’t often consider visiting the dark places in a country or city. Poland has a great share of historical sites, and Auschwitz is definitely one of the must-visit sites in this eastern European country. Yes, the former concentration camp is an intense visit, but it tells a story that needs to be experience firsthand. Located about an hour and a half outside of Krakow in the small city of Oświęcim, there are...
To Bear Witness
I had been alternating between feeling dread and intrigue about this day ever since we decided to visit Poland. As our train approached, I felt trepidation and restlessness. Perhaps Tigger felt it as well. Normally, he is pretty relaxed during train rides, but he was skipping and bouncing up and down the aisles of the cars today. The sun had come out for the first time in a few days as we walked from the train station. I could see the...
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