LGBTQ Safety, Nightlife & Sightseeing in Krakow

LGBTQ Safety, Nightlife & Sightseeing in Krakow

Safety Krakow still has a long way to go before you could consider it LGBTQ-friendly. Poland is a formerly communist country that missed out on the sexual revolution of the 60s and 70s; the Catholic Church has been a dominant voice on domestic policy for centuries, hence why same sex...

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Pierogi – the only Polish dish with a patron saint

Pierogi – the only Polish dish with a patron saint

If you’ve ever eaten pierogi, chances are fairly good that you fell in love at first bite – and we wouldn’t blame you. The soft, pillowy dumplings stuffed with cheese and potato (among other possible fillings) is the ultimate in comfort food: filling, hearty, and totally satisfying, whether boiled or...

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Ultimate guide to being vegan in Krakow

Ultimate guide to being vegan in Krakow

Polish cuisine at first glance is not very vegan, but in Krakow, vegan and vegetarian restaurants have been popping up like trendy mushrooms, there are so many of them now that it’s hard to keep track. This is great news for vegan travellers to Krakow or anyone who wants to...

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Europe’s best-loved dishes

Europe’s best-loved dishes

While you’re likely to find Asian fusion in Denmark or pizza in Poland, if you want to travel like a local (and we know you do), a great start is knowing some traditional foods in the destinations you visit. The following is a list of foods with a rich history...

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10 things about Poland that might surprise you

10 things about Poland that might surprise you

Every country has its stereotypes: Swedes are tall, blonde vikings, the Scottish all wear kilts, Germans have no sense of humour, and every Australian knows how to surf. Poland is no different. While everyone assumes we drink nothing but vodka, that’s not the full story of our drinking habits —...

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Where to find Krakow’s best street food

Where to find Krakow’s best street food

There’s more to Polish cuisine than pierogies — and in Krakow, there are serious street food stalls, cafes and bars serving up delicious snacks along with a dose of local culture and history. Here’s where to get the best street food in Krakow. Complex Dolne Młyny This complex is a...

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Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

Where to celebrate the Assumption of Mary in Europe

August 15 is a big celebration in most European cities. It is a religious event, honouring the Assumption of Mary, and the day is marked with a principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, or the mother of Jesus Christ. The Assumption of Mary is celebrated across Europe, and if you’re...

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The best places to buy unique souvenirs in Krakow

The best places to buy unique souvenirs in Krakow

When travelling to a new city, most of us love picking up a keepsake singluar to that place. If you’re looking to head home with a piece of Krakow in your pocket, we’ve put together a list of galleries and stores where you can buy unique and locally name souvenirs....

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Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travelling by train in Central Europe is cheap, effective and will connect you to many Urban Adventures cities. Here’s how to travel like a boss and make the most of Central Europe’s extensive and easy train service. Krakow Taking a train, without doubt, is the most effective way of travelling...

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Best places to drink in Krakow

Best places to drink in Krakow

Raise a glass at some of the best-loved local pubs and unique watering holes in Krakow. Here are some of the best places to drink in Krakow, where you can sample regional beers and Polish vodka, or hang out in a true sailors’ tavern. Ursa Maior pub Inspired by the Ursa...

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