Events and things to do in Warsaw on August 15th, 2018 (a bank holiday in Poland) It’s a bank holiday in Poland. Polish Army Day is marking the 1920 breakthrough battle called Cud nad Wisłą (the Miracle on the Vistula river) between the Poles under Marshal Piłsudski and the Bolsheviks. The event this year will…

Summer in Warsaw: events and things to do in Warsaw in August, 2018 Warsaw Uprising Remembrance Day (Dzień Pamięci Powstania Warszawskiego) The anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising in 1944 against the Nazis. At precisely 5 pm all the Warsaw city sirens sound and lots of cars and pedestrians stop to commemorate and…

Summer in Warsaw: events and things to do in Warsaw in July, 2018 Shopping Sunday Stores are open;) July 2018, Sunday trading ban: July 8, 15, and 22. Shopping Sunday: July 1 and July 29. International Festival of Street Theaters (Międzynarodowy Festiwal Sztuka Ulicy) The Festival has started in June. Free street performances take place…

Events and things to do in Warsaw in June, 2018 Children’s Day  Children’s Day in Poland is celebrated on June 1. Kids receive gifts. Schools and kindergartens host special events for kids – picnics, concerts, sports competitions, etc. There are many events in Warsaw and other cities in Poland organized by the city authorities, institutions,…

Charity stores & non-profit organizations in Warsaw where you can donate used clothes, shoes, toys, books Smile Warsaw Smile Warsaw is a group of volunteers from many different countries who support homeless people in Warsaw.   www.facebook.com/smilewarsaw.org/ Warsaw Volunteer Mission The Foundation passes the donated items on to families in need. www.wvm.org.pl +48 728 442…

Żelazowa Wola – the Birthplace of Frederic Chopin, and… one of the most beautiful parks in Poland Whether you love classical music and Frederic Chopin compositions or not, the Żelazowa Wola village is the must on your “to visit list” in Poland (especially if you live in Warsaw – it’s just 55 km or Łódź…

Where will you find dinosaurs in Warsaw? Natural History Museum (Museum of Evolution) at the Palace of Culture and Science Click here to learn our tips on visiting the Natural History Museum Geological Museum in Mokotów Click here to learn our tips on visiting the Geological Museum At the corner of Banacha Street and Żwirki…

Discover Poland. The Baltic Seaside & Hel Peninsula: perfect destination for those looking for wide sandy beaches or those who want to learn windsurfing. Hel Peninsula is one of the most picturesque destinations in Poland. Just beautiful. It’s 34-km long, narrow (100 m at the entry to the Peninsula in Władysławowo, 3 km at the end in Hel…

Warsaw parks and gardens: discover green Warsaw and enjoy the beauty of nature 1. Łazienki (The Royal Łazienki Garden) A must-see on your Warsaw bucket list Amazing during each season – kids can collect chestnuts and colorful leaves during fall, build a snowman and ride a sled during wintertime, feed squirrels in spring, and lie on…

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