Places to visit in Mazury, Poland Masuria (Mazury in Polish), a region famous for its lakes, is located in north-eastern Poland, in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship/Province, whose capital is the city of Olsztyn. The Province has two parts: Warmia and Mazury. Informally, everything (including Warmia and Olsztyn) that is in north-eastern Poland and has lakes is…

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, and meadows. They look like tiny strawberries and are extremely delicate and rare. Their taste and aroma are exceptional.…

Summertime vegetables you must try while they are in season in Poland Broad bean (bób) – iconic vegetable in Poland Connoisseurs of broad beans (there are many of them in Poland!) are counting down the days in June when the broad beans are available on the stalls in Poland. And the broad bean season in Poland…

Dates to remember in Poland: public holidays, observances & traditions, shopping Sundays in Poland in 2024 The list of public/bank holidays in Poland in 2024 In 2024, there are the following public/bank holidays in Poland: Monday, January 1, 2024 – New Year Saturday, January 6, 2024 – Epiphany Sunday, March 31, 2024 – Easter Monday,…

August in Warsaw: ideas and tips for making the most of your summer in Warsaw Outdoor swimming pools & water parks in the Warsaw area Outdoor swimming pools in Warsaw reopened for a new season in the first weeks of June and operate until the end of August. Our post covers: Outdoor swimming pools in Warsaw (in…