Category Archives: travel tips

Is that a Goose?

It is the time of year here in Bydgoszcz where a lot of restaurants serve a lot of goose dishes and I love goose, so I am in heaven now when we eat out.  The other weekend there was a … Continue reading

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Boleslawiec Polish Pottery Festival Day 2

Yesterday’s blog post I show you how fabulous last Saturday was for me in Boleslawiec, Poland during their annual Polish Pottery Festival.  Well Sunday was just as fabulous! It was another fun day and my feet were so sore from all … Continue reading

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Warsaw Planetarium

When we were at the science museum in Warsaw last week we also went and did the planetarium which is attached to the museum. Since my husband’s foot is still quite sore from when he broke it 8 weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Copernicus Science Museum Time

As you could tell by my last post we spent the latter part of last week in Warsaw, Poland. For all of you who sent me messages, THANKS!  She made it safely to the US and is already enjoying shopping … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Gdansk, Poland

So last Friday afternoon my husband and I headed up to Gdansk which is about 2 hours from our house on the north coast of Poland for a quick overnight get away for the 2 of us. We have been … Continue reading

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Taste Club in Poland

One of the perks of living in Poland (or overseas in general) is trying out new food!  From all of our travels while living here in Europe one of the things I remember the most from all different places are … Continue reading

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Pyszne.pl & Giveaway

I will be the first to admit that at times I am lazy when it comes to cooking dinner. I love the thought of calling up a local restaurant to deliver dinner to our house.  But wait, I don’t speak … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Slovakia & the Czech Republic

No, I really did not make a quick trip to Slovakia or to the Czech Republic yesterday but I was able to learn a few things about each of the countries as it was time for my monthly coffee morning with the … Continue reading

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Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

I have been contacted by several friends and family from all over the world about the situation in the Ukraine wondering if I am worried about how close we are to the whole situation.  I have also have had several … Continue reading

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A day at the Photo Museum (Muzeum Fotografii)

Last week a few friends and I headed down for a tour of the local Photo Museum here in Bydgoszcz. I drive by it all the time, so when one of them suggested that we go check it out, as … Continue reading

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A Tour Of Krakow

A Tour Of Krakow When people are thinking of visiting Poland, Kraków is one of the first places that comes to mind. In fact, thanks to its beautiful architecture, medieval history and vibrant city life, Kraków is the most popular … Continue reading

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Hotel’s in Bolesławiec, Poland

Before Christmas a few friends and I headed out to the Polish pottery mecca, Boleslawiec, Poland do a girls weekend trip of shopping. Since it was an overnight trip that meant we needed to stay at a hotel.  I just … Continue reading

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Time I dread the most

Well what have I been up to the last 2 and half days in between holiday parties, school activities and life in general? The time I dread the most about living in Poland, applying for our “Resident Card” to live … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Andar Polish Pottery, Bolesawiec, Poland

Last weekend I mentioned that I went Polish pottery shopping with a few friends in Boleslawiec, Poland.   One of my favorite stores there is Andar’s.  Yes, their store is off the main path but I promise you it is worth … Continue reading

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To go out with a bang…

I realized yesterday, I never push the “Publish” button on this post!  So it is a few weeks late but hey better late than never, right? Well for the final day of the summer break we headed south about 30 … Continue reading

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Time to visit….Torun, Poland again

What a lovely day was today!  Not because it was 68 degrees (20 Celsius) but because I got to check out once again one of the prettiest cities here Torun, Poland! Yes, I have been to Torun more times than … Continue reading

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Off to another beautiful walk,

The other day a few of the wives from my husbands work and I got together and were off to another beautiful walk doing a city tour of the old town area of Bydgoszcz.  Unfortunately the weather did not cooperate … Continue reading

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You want me to buy what?

My husband came yesterday from a conference in Germany that he was at for work and our conversation back after our hello’s  and hugs went like this…. My husbands says “Did you remember to by my cup?” “You want me … Continue reading

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Time to Visit… Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow, Poland

Time to Visit… Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow, Poland A while ago during Easter break we spent a few days in Krakow, Poland.  One the top of our bucket list of places to see there was the Salt Mine.  We have … Continue reading

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Los Angeles: packed full of family fun

 Moms and dads on the lookout for family holiday destinations back in the US might want to consider Los Angeles. This west-coast metropolis is a mecca for tourists and it is not hard to see why. It boasts plenty of … Continue reading

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Last days of summer!

I cannot believe that we are on the last days of summer! Monday my kids start school even though it is only for an hour for an opening ceremony and to meet their teachers.  So the school year routine begins, … Continue reading

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Time to visit…Ritzville, Washington

One of the main stops during our trip to was my husbands home town Ritzville, Washington.  It is small town about an hour and off outside of Spokane, Washington.  If you have driven in Washington you more than likely have … Continue reading

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Time to visit…Yellowstone National Park

Time to visit…Yellowstone National Park During our holiday back in the USA we did manage to take 1 day to ourselves and actually not see one family member!  Crazy I know but we were to close not to take one … Continue reading

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I am leaving on a jet plane

I am leaving on a jet plane…. OK not really, but I did 3 weeks ago back to the USA to visit family and friends.  We had not been back as a family in about 4 and half years, so … Continue reading

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Time to Visit…Efteling

Where?  Here… Efteling is an amazement park not quite in the middle of The Netherlands.  I L-O-V-E the characters from this park.  They are very popular in the Dutch culture.  It is based on the old fairy tales but with … Continue reading

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