Poland in January: tips for making the most of your winter in Poland Weather in Poland in January January is the coldest month in Poland. The average temperature in January in Poland is -1,5°C / 30,2°F. The average rainfall level in Poland in January is 37 mm. The Polish name for January – styczeń –…

December 2020 in Warsaw: tips, ideas, and recommendations for making the most of your time in Warsaw Things to do in Warsaw during Christmas (December 24-27, 2020) Christmas mass in English in Warsaw December 24, Christmas Eve Special Christmas midnight mass (pasterka) in English In every church in Poland, there is a special, very ceremonial…

November 1, 2018 in Warsaw – essential info A bank holiday in Poland – All Saints’ Day (Wszystkich Świętych)  People visit cemeteries to light candles and lay flowers (chrysanthemums like on the background picture above) on the graves of their family and friends. Often they travel long distances, in general, there is an increased traffic,…

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…

  It’s a bank holiday in Poland (Corpus Christi, Boże Ciało). The Catholic church organizes in each parish huge outdoor procession (in many places in Poland car traffic is stopped during the procession). Stores, malls, shopping centers are closed, only some smaller local convenience stores can be open (eg. Żabka). You can do basic shopping…