How to make Polish pierogis

How to make Polish pierogis

Without a doubt, pierogis are the most famous Polish dish. In many restaurants they’re often called Polish dumplings as an English translation, but, to be honest, it’s difficult to compare them to anything else. The best way to explain, is that pierogis are pierogis – and nothing else. Pierogis are...

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Forget the folk songs; in Poland, locals dance the tango

Forget the folk songs; in Poland, locals dance the tango

On any given night in Krakow, there’s a milonga happening somewhere. The sultry tango may have its roots in Argentina and Uruguay, but at some point the dance worked its way from South America across the Atlantic, and landed in the most unlikeliest of places: Communist Poland. And while most...

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Street art in Krakow’s Kazimierz District

Street art in Krakow’s Kazimierz District

It seems as though street art in Krakow was always a rather spontaneous phenomenon, as murals or slogans that appeared in the city were mainly political or social in nature, and served as a kind of protest song or a form of rebellion against the communist regime, or post-communist reality....

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The best restaurants in Krakow

The best restaurants in Krakow

Krakow may not be on every foodie’s list as a place to seek out a great culinary experience, but those who are willing to wander will be greatly rewarded. The city is bursting with a variety of restaurants ranging from high-end hotspots to local, family-run cafés serving up traditional Polish...

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