Polish school holidays: first day of school in Poland and last day of school in Poland The school year in Poland is divided into 2 terms: the winter term (pierwszy semestr) and the summer term (drugi semestr). While the first and last days of school are set the same for all of Poland, the winter…

Winter in Warsaw: festive illuminations, lights, and decorations in Warsaw during 2019/2020 winter season Holiday illuminations and lights on Warsaw’s streets From December 7, 2019 The main attractions on Warsaw streets focus on the “The Royal Route” – Castle Square/Plac Zamkowy (including the Christmas tree), Krakowskie Przedmieście Street, Nowy Świat Street, Trzech Krzyży Square, Aleje…

Ice skating rinks in Warsaw for a perfect winter outing When the temperature drops in Poland, that means it’s time to go ice-skating. If you’re itching to strap on the blades or learn skating, Warsaw has many rinks to explore. And it’s not just during Christmas that you can get your skates on, as there are…

Hiking with kids: prepare your family to explore the Tatra Mountains in Poland so everyone can enjoy it The Tatra Mountains in Poland are rich in trails suitable for families with children. Check out our 8 easy tips to make your adventure in the Tatras fun for the whole family!  1. Select a trail ending with…

Christmas in Poland: traditions, family, and… food Christmas Eve in Poland (Wigilia), December 24 Christmas Eve Dinner – kolacja wigilijna – is the most important Christmas celebration in Poland. Christmas Eve Dinner starts in the late afternoon or in the evening, depending on a family (some people visit 2 or even more families during Christmas…