Poland

Where to stay in Gdansk – What You Need to Know Gdansk, known as “the world capital of amber“, is the largest port city in Poland, together with Gdynia and Sopot, form “The Tricity”. Gdansk is located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Gdansk and on the banks of the Motlawa River, noted for having a complex past marked...

Where to stay in Warsaw – What you need to know Warsaw is the capital and largest city in Poland. It’s one of the cultural hubs of Eastern Europe. Warsaw is 350 kilometers from the Carpathian Mountains, on the banks of the Wisła River. It is known for its historic center, its tall skyscrapers and its historical and...

What to see in Szczecin Poland Szczecin, Stettin in German, is a medium-sized harbour city located in the Polish Pomerania, near the border with Germany, roughly an hour by train from Berlin. Stettin was, up until 1945, considered the port of Berlin and as such was one of the main harbours in Germany. It’s huge...

One of the things that Warsaw and Copenhagen have in common is having a mermaid statue as a symbol of the city. The main difference though, is that the Polish version is 200 miles away from the nearest coastline, so she has to make do with swimming in a little fountain located on the Rynek Starego Miasta Square,...