It’s still one of my favorite solo destinations, and I can’t wait to go back! Here’s a quick guide if Krakow is on your solo travel list, too!
Y’all. Calm down. Eastern Europe, including Poland, is very safe! I had no issues traveling there solo. In fact, it’s one of my favorite trips to date!
When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben… and fish ‘n chips. When one thinks of Hawaii, they think of hula girls… and pigs roasted in the ground! Come along with me on a culinary adventure of the most iconic foods I’ve ever eaten–so far!
It’s Faraway Friday! This week it’s all about one of my favorite cities in the world, and the last city I visited before meeting my future husband: Bratislava, Slovakia! Here are 10 reasons I loved it, and perhaps 10 reasons you will, too!
It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week we are eating our way through Poland, specifically Warsaw and Krakow!
Happy Halloween! I don’t know about you, but I LOVE Halloween! I don’t so much love being terrified, but I do love costumes, parties, and candy! And I love traveling to historically frightening places! Here’s a list of 5 fantastically frightening places to visit to help us celebrate Halloween! 5. North Sentinal Island An island,Continue reading “5 Scary Places to Travel (or Not!)”
Originally published on 10 May 2012. Well, if I didn’t get enough touring in yesterday, I needed to go to the Schindler’s Factory Museum. But first, breakfast time! I went to this place called Coffee Heaven, which sounds like a wonderful, magical place, but it’s totally not! I got scolded for trying to take aContinue reading “Schindler’s Factory and Polish Cookin’”
Originally published on 9 May 2012. There was an hour or so for a break between the Krakow City Tour and the Jewish History Tour, which I spent just walking around and exploring–and getting lost and meeting a cute American who’s studying here to be a doctor who kindly brought me back to the square!–thenContinue reading “Krakow’s Jewish Ghetto Tour”
Originally published on 9 May 2012. The fun is only beginning! The company is Free Walking Tours Krakow, and the guides are licensed, local experts. I feel confident calling them experts because they’ve all had to take a rigorous 8-month course all about the historical significance of Poland, the politics of the country, and just allContinue reading “Krakow History Tour!”
Originally published 9 May 2012. The first day in Krakow was exhausting, but exhilarating! I literally walked from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, with no sitting down till supper time First up, breakfast! My hostel was pretty much awful (I won’t go into all that, but I’m now in a hotel and MUCH happier with thisContinue reading “The Knife Incident”