25 Interesting Facts About Poland That Most People Don’t Know

I was born and raised in Poland. Here’s what the tourism board doesn’t tell you about Poland and neither does Google since quite often Google tends to forget about Poland’s achievements (start googling and you’ll see…

Things to Do in Warsaw Poland: All You Need to Know

Poland is often overlooked as a travel destination of choice. It’s a good thing for you because you won’t experience a crazy amount of tourists like in Italy, France or Croatia. While many travelers stop…

Discovering My DNA Ancestry with 23andMe

This post is sponsored by 23andMe. However, as usual, all opinions are my own. Where are you from?  is the most common question asked. But what does it actually refer to? A place where you…

Around the World in 80 Castles: Beautiful Castles in Europe

When I first came to London I was fascinated by its historical sites, especially those from the Tudor era. As a historian, I loved wandering around different castles and palaces. However I quickly realized that my friend…

Weird Museums in the World

Museums aren’t everybody’s cup of tea. As an art lover I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the masterpieces in the Louvre, the National Gallery, the Rijksmuseum, and the Galleria d’Uffizi. But I get that some might prefer…

Mushroom Picking in Poland

People who know me know that I adore mushrooms. I could eat different varieties of mushrooms every day and never get bored of them. One might ask, what’s so special about mushrooms? At first sight,…

Studying Abroad: Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun (UMK), Poland

I finally decided to start a series of articles discussing my experiences of studying at different places abroad. Let’s start at the beginning: Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK) in Torun in Poland. I had never visited…

Torun, Poland: Gingerbreads, Astronomy and More…

I have to admit that when I got the opportunity to study in Torun I felt scared and wondered whether or not I would like it because I spent most of my life living in…

Sampling Weird Polish Dishes

To my surprise, many visitors to Poland were amazed that Poles eat kanapki for breakfast. Foreigners find these open-face sandwiches strange due to their ‘uncovered’ top. As a native Pole, however living abroad most of my teenage and adult…