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salt mine Wieliczka

3 hours underground on the tourist route through the salt mine Wieliczka

The trip to the salt mine Wieliczka was the most exciting, informative and fascinating excursion that we had the pleasure to experience during our time in Krakow. A personal favourite of mine and worthwhile for sure.

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St. Mary’s Basilica Krakow

St. Mary’s Basilica Krakow

There is that thing about visiting churches. We saw many over the years and if you’re not an expert in the history of art one could say many churches look similar. But the St. Mary’s Basilica in Krakow fascinated us.

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City of Vodka to City of Beers

From City of Vodka to City of Beers? What do you drink in Krakow?

What do you drink in Krakow? Talking to locals one is under the impression that Krakow is indeed a vodka city. But over time, Krakow developed a vibrant beer culture that cannot be ignored. So, is Krakow now a City of Beers?

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viewing point for free

Scenic viewing point for free – Krak Hill

Looking for a viewing point in Krakow? We went on a quest for one and climbed the Krak Hill. A fantastic spot in the middle of the city, and completely free! It was not exactly easy to find, the Krak Hill.

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Sweet Krakow

Sweet Krakow – We are on to Krakow’s sweet treats

We are on to Krakow’s sweet treats Poland is known for its hearty cuisine. So we followed the traces of the sweeter dishes of Krakow and found a few “sins” we would like to recommend.

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Wawel Castle Grounds

The Wawel Castle Grounds high above Krakow

The Wawel Castle Grounds high above Krakow Those who visit Krakow are magically drawn towards it: The Wawel Hill and the castle grounds. It is here where the history of Krakow becomes tangible for those who come with some time.

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Vistula

Pure relaxation on a walk along the river Vistula

Pure relaxation on a walk along the river Vistula We enjoyed some truly relaxing walks along the Vistula, the sun in our faces, and just unwound. The river Vistula The Vistula, in Polish the Wisla, is the longest river in Poland.

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dragon in Krakow

Krakow, City of Dragons – the legend is alive

Krakow, City of Dragons – the legend is alive Once upon a time… many stories start with these famous words, the stories about dragons in Krakow do, too. Even today, dragons are very much present in Krakow and receive a great deal of honour every year.

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