poland

 

Poland is one of the larger countries in Central Europe. It has a long Baltic Sea coastline and is bordered by Belarus, the Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia (the Kaliningrad Oblast exclave), Slovakia, and Ukraine. Poland is a democratic parliamentary republic with a stable, robust economy, a member of NATO since 1999, and the European Union since 2004.  See Poland with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Poland travel guides. 

How to get from Berlin to Warsaw

How to get from Berlin to Warsaw

When you look at a map of Europe, Berlin and Warsaw are on an even plane, nearly side by side with just land and the border separating them. The capital of Germany, Berlin and the capital of Poland, Warsaw both have so much to offer the traveller. From history, food...

Top things to do in Zakopane Poland

Top things to do in Zakopane Poland

Zakopane is one of the premier tourist destinations in Poland. There are many things to do in Zakopane in both summer and winter. Zakopane is best known for it's white powder ski runs, tall trees and amazing wooden architecture While Zakopane is at it's busiest in...

How to get to Auschwitz from Krakow

How to get to Auschwitz from Krakow

Kraków is the second-largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland and was the home to the Kings and Queens of Poland past. Wawel Cathedral and the Royal Castle, St. Mary's Basilica, and the largest medieval market square in Europe are all worth seeing. But located...

Ksiaz Castle a history steeped in mystery

Ksiaz Castle a history steeped in mystery

Castles, their stories may seem similar...built, ruined, family tragedy, conquered and then left to the elements only then to be rediscovered, re-imagined and restored. In their stories, there is always that one thing that separates them from the others and...

Our night at Hotel Czocha Castle

Our night at Hotel Czocha Castle

As I looked back on my travel time I thought that I had done a fair bit, seen some amazing places, eaten some fine food and put some big ticks on that must see list. BUT there was one thing that I had never thought I would be able to do and that was stay overnight in...

Kosciuszko Mound, Krakow…ever heard of it?

Kosciuszko Mound, Krakow…ever heard of it?

While we were staying in Krakow, Our friends Adriana and Thomas thought it would be a great idea to take us to Kosciuszko Mound. Kosciusko Mound is one of the many attractions in Krakow Poland. The views over Krakow from here are amazing. They also thought the...

Why I love Poland.

Why I love Poland.

It is official. I totally love Poland! We have visited Poland twice now and have been fortunate enough to see the city of Krakow (only briefly) and the country. It is just magical. I was speaking to someone about our future travels to Poland and they gave me a...

Auschwitz – Birkenau The saddest place I have ever been.

Auschwitz – Birkenau The saddest place I have ever been.

  For many years, Rebecca and I had wanted to visit Auschwitz - Birkenau. It was a place we both thought was important to see for ourselves, to see exactly what had happened there and to try to understand the horrors that had been committed. Our 2013 journey into...

Wawel Castle & The Krakow Dragon updated 2017

Wawel Castle & The Krakow Dragon updated 2017

We only got to spend 1 night in Krakow on our family trip to Europe in 2013 but what a night!! Krakow had been on our must-see list for some time. It always looked so amazing in the pictures you would see. There always seemed to be many things to do in Krakow. For us...