First Time Visitor’s Guide To Krakow, Poland

Sukiennice (the cloth Hall) at night in Krakow

Krakow is one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Though it’s located in the “Lesser” region, it’s no slouch: Krakow is the only Polish city that wasn’t decimated during World War II, and its Gothic architecture puts the city center on the list of World Heritage Sites. While it is the second largest city in Poland, Krakow retains a small-city feel, with plenty of small, winding streets and ... Read Full Article

Visiting the Sacred Death Camps of Nazi Germany

Birkenau_gate Auschwitz

Why would anyone do it, is perhaps the first question. The idea of visiting a concentration camp does not sound like a pleasant experience, never mind something you would want to do on your vacation to Europe. Perhaps this is why one of the saddest parts of human history is being slowly put away, and Auschwitz, the largest and most infamous of all concentration camps, as reported by the BBC, is ... Read Full Article