Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczha Salt Mine

On a hot summer day, one of the best things you can do is just go underground.  That’s what Jim and I decided to do the last time we were in Krakow.  Part of the greater Krakow area, Wieliczka Salt Mine […]

Train Travel Eastern Europe

Tips, Tricks, and Tales of Travel By Train in Eastern Europe

When our Eurail passes arrived in the mail in early June I thought, “We have plenty of time to plan this trip.” There was vague, nebulous idea that we would ride trains and see as much of Eastern Europe as […]

Train Travel Eastern Europe

Adventurous Train Travel in Eastern Europe

Our Epic Journey Through Eastern Europe “Anything is possible on a train: a great meal, a binge, a visit from card players, an intrigue, a good night’s sleep, and strangers’ monologues framed like Russian short stories.” Paul Theroux Walking from […]

Rooftops in Wrocław

What to do in Wrocław

More Than Just Medieval Rooftops Wrocław is a beautiful Polish medieval city with a vibrant cultural scene. Looking at the restored buildings in the historic center one can imagine what life may have been like four or five hundred years ago, while […]

Peace Church Poland

UNESCO World Heritage Site – Peace Churches of Jawor and Świdnica

Quirky Heritage Sites:  Jawor and Świdnica  Thankfully we drove up to Poland as public transportation is slow and definitely doesn’t get you to every possible destination. The country is huge, and we were only visiting a small part on the […]

Wroclaw - Best City for Kids

Wrocław – The Best City to Take Kids in Europe

So much fun for kids of all ages! I’m declaring Wrocław, Poland, to be the best city to wander with kids! For all parents that want to experience a really fun day in the city, and for free, Wrocław is […]

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