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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How to be a responsible tourist in Krakow

How to be a responsible tourist in Krakow

A vibrant café culture, a UNESCO-listed Old Town steeped in history, plentiful parks and an exciting nightlife are just a few of the reasons to pay a visit to Krakow. But with so much to take in as a tourist, it can be easy to forget you’re a guest in...

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The best summer festivals in Europe

The best summer festivals in Europe

If you’re visiting Europe this summer, go beyond the typical tourist attractions and catch some of the amazing festivals taking place. From theatre and design, to techno music, to celebrations of dragons or wine, these cultural events will show you another side of Europe. Krakow, Poland There are so many...

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Where to get the best coffee in Krakow

Where to get the best coffee in Krakow

The charm of Krakow is best experienced from inside one of the city’s cosy cafés, with a warm cup of coffee in-hand — and the following places are some of Krakow’s best for enjoying your daily dose of caffeine. Grab a seat, watch locals go about their day, enjoy decadent desserts...

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The complete guide to: Krakow travel

The complete guide to: Krakow travel

Anyone considering a visit to culture-filled Krakow would be on the way to making a great travel decision. What you’ll find upon arrival is Europe’s largest market square and a charming Old Town teeming with some of the city’s best attractions, as well as museums aplenty, and parks and green...

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Ketchup, cheese, liberty: The legend of Poland’s zapiekanka

Ketchup, cheese, liberty: The legend of Poland’s zapiekanka

The zapiekanka (a long, open-faced sandwich) was a beloved piece of my childhood. But not only mine — it was a miracle treat for a whole generation of Polish children who discovered it at the end of ‘80s (and who still buy one from time to time for sentimental reasons)....

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24 hours in: Krakow

24 hours in: Krakow

The city of Krakow is a beautiful mix of old and new, as well as history and culture. If you only have one day to discover this fascinating Polish city, make the most of it with these local tips from our Krakow tour guides, packed full of adventure and local...

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Poland’s “Big Bear” beer tastes like mountains and stars

Poland’s “Big Bear” beer tastes like mountains and stars

“Let’s reach higher.” That’s what Agnieszka Łopata and Andrzej Czech said to each other one day before they moved from the city of Krakow to the wildest Polish mountains, the Bieszczady, which run along the southeast of Poland through Ukraine and Slovakia. After all, there could be no better location...

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Must-buy souvenirs from Krakow

Must-buy souvenirs from Krakow

Part of the fun of visiting a new city is picking out all the great souvenirs you want to bring home, either to remind yourself of how much you loved this corner of the world, or to introduce a piece of a new place to friends and family (and let...

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