Collected by Karen Melchior
Rynek 16/17, 50-101 Wrocław, Poland
I’d never heard of the city before until looking through the Poland guidebook. It sounded lovely but it exceeded all expectations. Not overrun by tourists, and full of beautiful and historic buildings, classic town squares, river islands, and...
plac Uniwersytecki 1, 50-137 Wrocław, Poland
After walking carefully around the room looking at all the portraits that frame the windows, I sat still for quite awhile studying the ceiling above. I kept thinking that if I were a student and had to sit through lectures in this hall, I would...
Daniłowicza 10, 32-020 Wieliczka, Poland
Salt Mine - Wieliczka Situated 10 km from the city centre of Krakow. The Mine is the heritage of the work of several dozen generations of miners. Today, the Wieliczka chambers are known mostly as one of Poland’s most visited tourist sites. There...
Łazienki Królewskie, al. Ujazdowskie, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland
Chopin concerts are a summer tradition at Royal Lazienki Park in Warsaw. Great pianists have performed beneath the Polish composer's monument every year since 1953 (Christina Biørkøe is featured in the photo). The performances run from May through...
Rynek 50, 50-996 Wrocław, Poland
One of the many gems within the gem of Wroclaw is the Town Hall. One thing about being a little off the beaten track is that it’s harder to get English language tours and brochures. So I don’t really know much of the history, but it was a treat...
Wawel 5, 31-001 Kraków, Poland
My girlfriends and I were traveling through Eastern Europe during our Peace Corps stint and heard that one of the 7 Chakras was in Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland. We were also told that guides in the castle wouldn't tell us where it would be so we...
The Tatra Mountains are awe-inspiring and full of opportunities for adventure! Trails, cliffs, valleys, lakes...so much to explore. This rainy summer day in Poland showed me spectacular views of the cloudy valleys before the gleaming afternoon...