Summertime in Poland is rich in seasonal fruits. Don’t miss super-nutritious bilberries, juicy cherries, tart rhubarb, knockout gooseberries or unique wild strawberries! Wild strawberries, woodland strawberries (poziomki) Wild strawberries in Poland grow in open fields, forests, meadows. They look like tiny strawberries, are extremely delicate and rare. Their taste and aroma are exceptional. In the…

Summer 2019 in Poland: 3 bank holidays, observances & celebrations  Children’s Day  Kids receive gifts. Schools and kindergartens host special events for kids – picnics, concerts, games, sports competitions, etc. There are many events for children organized all over Poland by the city authorities, institutions, theaters, restaurants. Whit Sunday / Pentecost / Zielone Świątki Bank…

Spring 2019 in Poland: 6 bank holidays, time change, observances & celebrations  Last day of carnival, Śledzik (herring night), Ostatki (last days of carnival, Shrovetide Tuesday) The last chance to party (typically with drinking and music) before the start of Lent (which doesn’t mean there are no parties during Lent in Poland, just not as…

Easter in Poland: tones of food, egg tapping game, Polish Water Fight Day Polish Easter traditions: Painted eggs (pisanki ) Adults at home and children at schools decorate hard-boiled eggs in shells: with paints, markers, crayons. During Easter season, you can find in Polish stores and even small delis paints and stickers dedicated to Easter egg decoration.…