Poland road trip 2021: responsible travel in the corona era

Preface Another year with COVID-19, another year with a powerful need to spread the wings and go. Anywhere! All but essential foreign travel is discouraged. That has been the mantra here in Norway for the last 18 months. Seems like forever. It has been a [...]

2021-09-10T13:49:19+01:0031 August 2021|Poland, Road trips, UNESCO World Heritage|

Wieliczka Mines: A World of Salt (Day out Krakow)

On my daughter's school visit to the concentration camps and the Stasi prison in Berlin, the organisers wisely added lighter activities to the agenda, including a swimming stop at a tropical island inside a Nazi hangar - and a tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine. Leonardo, in [...]

2020-08-27T13:42:25+01:0014 January 2018|Daytrip, Poland, UNESCO World Heritage|

11 things you’ll love about Kraków

Welcome back to Poland. I've written about Gdansk and Warsaw earlier. Today, we're heading south, to Krakow. Like Warsaw, Krakow's Historic Centre is a World Heritage site, to be specially preserved for future generations. Here's UNESCO's take: The historic centre of Cracow, the [...]

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