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Maestro Wojciech!

Maestro Wojciech!

Today I wanted to tell you a few words about one incredibly talented Pole – Wojciech Kilar. Wojciech Kilar was born in Lviv (now Ukraine,...
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An allotment is a very Polish thing!

An allotment is a very Polish thing!

If you live in a big city and you miss nature, you dream of your own piece of garden, a place for a barbecue evening...
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A capital-A Polish Artist – Stanisław Wyspiański!

A capital-A Polish Artist – Stanisław Wyspiański!

Stanisław Wyspiański lived at the end of 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries in Kraków. He was one of the greatest Polish artists and...
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How did coffee get to Europe? Thanks to a Pole, obviously!

How did coffee get to Europe? Thanks to a Pole, obviously!

Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki was born in 1640 in Kulczyce (today a village in Ukraine). When he grew up, he got a job at the East...
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Who was the first man on the Moon?

Who was the first man on the Moon?

I know that officially they say the first man in space was Yuri Gagarin, and the first step on the Moon was made by Neil...
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Poles love to barbecue!

Poles love to barbecue!

It’s a loooooong weekend in Poland again! On Thursday (so yesterday) was a holiday - The Feast of Corpus Christi, which is a bank holiday...
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It’s a pickle!

It’s a pickle!

Have you ever pickled cucumbers? Poles LOVE pickles! And not only pickles, we also love gherkins, marinated and – probably most of all – małosolne...
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“Nie ma jak u Mamy!” – Mother’s Day in Poland

“Nie ma jak u Mamy!” – Mother’s Day in Poland

Not sure if you’re aware that next week, May 26th, is Mother’s Day in Poland! It’s a very important holiday both for big and small...
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Why do Polish people drink so much vodka??

Why do Polish people drink so much vodka??

I think it's one of the most popular stereotypes about Poland and Poles. "You're going to Poland? Oh man, you're gonna drink a looooooot of...
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