Category: Poland

One Full Day in Warsaw | Poland

My GPSMyCity Guide to Warsaw One Full Day in Warsaw Warsaw was never high on my list of places to visit. The name stirs up images of concrete and glass buildings, stacked Brutalist reminders of the reaches of the Soviet Union. I penciled it into my 5-week Europe trip solely because it made geographical sense. After

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Travel Guide to Kraków, Poland

Situated on the Vistula river, Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland. It is rich in history and is a gem of a city to visit in Eastern Europe. I spent three days here at the beginning of August 2014 and had an amazing time walking around the city, meeting new friends and

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Travel Guide for Touring Auschwitz

During my solo travels after studying abroad in Spain, I visited the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland with a group tour organized by my hostel in Krakow. It was a very emotional and uncomfortable tour, but visiting Auschwitz is one thing I’ve always wanted to do. I’ve learned about the Holocaust and the concentration camp

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