Monthly Archives: August 2012

EL CONSUMISMO DE HISTORIA.

Polonia como muchos otros países en el mundo, cada año recibe una inmensa cantidad de turistas provenientes de todo el mundo. Los hay de todos tipos: mochileros, turistas con paquetes “todo incluido”, independientes o en grupo. Turistas que viajan con amigos en una van, haciendo dedo, en moto, bicicleta, caminando, a caballo o en burro. […]

A WEEK IN WARSAW

The irony of travel is that sometimes adopting the trappings of a “normal life” can feel like a holiday in itself. Great pleasure can be found in the routine, everyday activities of life which when you are on the road aren’t so routine and everyday anymore. We spent just over a week in Warsaw, seeing […]

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE

“All the world’s a stage,” wrote Shakespeare. Well it certainly seems like it in Eastern Europe where there is are street performers on every corner. In Krakow, Poland I was thinking of going to a classical music concert in a church, but realised there was no need to pay for music – just walking through […]

LODY & PIEROGI

The rumours were right. Polish food is delicious. Hearty, rustic, home-cooked fare, designed to see you through the winter months, but still deliciously yummy all year round. I could wax lyrical about the dark rye breads, dotted with sunflower seeds and caraway, the bakery goods sold on every corner, strudels, danishes and poppyseed cakes, spinach […]