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Why you should think twice before traveling to Poland

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Why you should think twice before traveling to Poland

In the interest of full disclosure, I need to share that I was born in Poland and traveled throughout the country extensively. Over the years, my travel wanderlust took me all over the world and I came to call USA my second home, although lately, I’ve been seriously infatuated by Australia where I currently indulge in my affair with Sydney.

Yep, I have to admit, I am not the one to preach geographic monogamy but as a pathological dreamer and romantic, I do have to say there is just nothing sweeter in life than discovering new lands and falling head over heels for exotic destinations, knowing that a piece of my heart will be stolen forever and I’ll never be whole again.

After exploring 5 continents and over 50 countries around the world, I know for sure that Poland is that special lover and more I travel, more my heart calls for a reunion. So before it is too late for you, here is 29 Reasons Why Should Think Twice Before You Visit Poland!

 

1. There are no Polar bears in Poland…just cute little squirrels…


2. It is dark and grey in Poland…

Colorful Wroclaw #wroclaw #poland

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3. The old buildings are falling in disrepair

Old Town #poznan #poland

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4. Nothing new is building either…


5. Polish towns just lack charm altogether…

St. Mary’s Basilica | Kraków, Poland

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6. And historical marvels are impossible to find…


7. Museums are boring…

8. Wide open spaces are hard to come by…

9. Spectacular scenery impossible to find…

10. And good luck spotting beautiful mountain views

 

11. Or stunning coastline….

Dobranoc

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12. White sand beaches…

Gdansk Beach #beach #gdansk #poland

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13. Or breathtaking sand dunes…

Wydmy, Leba #poland

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14. There are no lakes in Poland either so sailing is not an option…

Sailing the great lakes of the mazurian lake district

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15. Certainly no natural wonders

Maczuga Herkulesa

16. And since there is no Summer in Poland….

Ears of grain

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17. And no Spring either…

 

18. Forget the Golden Fall…

Beautiful Gdansk #gdansk #poland

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19. Just a cold and sad winter….

 

20. The life in Poland must be pretty dull…

 

21. Lacking adventure…

 

22. If only the food had more variety…

 

23. And if Polish people knew how to have fun…

 

24. This could have been a pretty cool country, where beer is flowing and Kielbasa is grilling…

 

25. And even though not all Poles are pole dancers, sometime they do pretty cool stuff…


Nicolaus Copernicus – Famous Polish Astronomer

Frédéric François Chopin – Famous Polish composer and a virtuoso pianist


Marie Skłodowska Curie – First woman to win a Nobel Prize

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Joanna Jędrzejczyk – the Strawweight UFC CHAMPION


Pope John Paul II – one of the kindest souls on the planet, declared the Saint

 

26. Where Fat Thursday is a nationally recognized day of stuffing yourself with donuts

 

27. Śmigus-Dyngus 0r Wet Monday is a national holiday

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28. And weddings are a 2-day party indulgence

 

29. And maybe, just maybe then Vince Vaughn would wear a Polish t-shirt, use Polish last name or have Polish flags everywhere in a movie or two…

 

But if all that was true, you would completely and utterly fall in love with Poland and would never want to leave, so it’s better to think twice before you pay a visit.

 

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Who loves Poland like I do? What is your favorite place in the world?

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8 thoughts on “Why you should think twice before traveling to Poland

    1. Thanks so much Cathy! Poland is truly dream come true! Truly under rated but I am on a mission to change it!

  1. Been many times and call it home, Love Gdansk, Sopot and Gydnia … These places under rated … a must visit country by everyone …

    1. I agree Dave. After traveling all over the world, I missing Poland more and more. I will be heading their for the summer and can’t wait to do a road trip! Any tips of what to sea close to Baltic?

  2. That was amazing!! Thank you for prepare this good stuff abut Poland. I will show this blog for my fends from abroad before they come.

    1. My pleasure Lidia! I cannot wait to explore the country this Summer!!! There will be more and more posts around Poland. Happy traveling!

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