Fascinating culture of Jews in Poland

History of Jews in Poland lasts for 1000 years. To familiarize yourself with it and understand it better you need to visit old synagogues and cemeteries, former Jewish schools, city quarters and small towns that used to be inhabited by Jewish communities. It’s good to visit museums and other institutions dedicated to Jews and places…

War, art and… humanity – I World War cemeteries in Western Galicia

A century ago, during the I World War, a great military offensive took place in the area of Gorlice and in Beskid Niski mountains. Thousands of soldiers of the multinational armies (Austro-Hungarian,┬áPrussian, Russian) gave their lives away and found their peace somewhere between forests and meadows… Not a long time after the battle many people…

Kazimierz Dolny – the colony of artists and Renaissance

Kazimierz Dolny is a picturesque small town by Vistula river, 60 kilometers from Lublin and more than two-hour drive from Warsaw (almost 150 kilometers; you can easily get here by bus). This unique place not only has its medieval history (a castle from 14th century) but also a rich history of the time of Renaissance.…

Lublin – the City of Inspiration

Lublin is the biggest city situated on the east bank of the Vistula river, about two hours drive from Warsaw (you can easily get here by train or by bus; map). In short words: more than 300 000 inhabitants, five universities and beautiful, picturesque Old Town. You’ll find here spectacular and important monuments of art…