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Under the table sheet you have to put some hey - a Polish Christmas tradition reminding you to Jesus birth; Photo: Thomas Alboth

Polish Christmas: Don’t panic.

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Christmas in Poland is one of the beautiful things, connected with marrying a Polish girl. I am from Germany, to be more correct East Germany, where Christmas was totally demystified. An angel was called end of year character with wings and Christmas Jahresendfest – end of year celebration. Whooohooo. Do you feel the marxist romanticism? Read More

Zakopane (Poland): Hanna and Mia climbing ; Photo: Thomas Alboth

Oscypkis and ciupagis

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Kitsch and crowd? Oldschool charm? After many many years I simply had to come back to Zakopane, the heart of Polish highest Tatra mountains. To see how much of my childhood memories are still there, to show it to Tom and the girls. So… yes, some memories are alive.

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Subjective curiousities

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Should it be less objective, more private and non-journalistic? About German girls, who shave their legs less often than Polish and about the German boys, who – somehow – don’t have to prove anything, like Polish do? Ok, why not one blog post like this?

Wrocław (Poland): First day with sun; Photo: Thomas Alboth

Surprises of Wrocław

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The first thing was… spring! Sun started to shine during our slide-show on International Tourism Show and didn’t stop for all the weekend. The second surprise was the girls on the streets: very different that in Warsaw or Berlin. But the coolest surprise from all were… dwarfs.

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Sharing stories: Gorzów, Berlin, Wrocław

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Travel trade fairs, festivals, meetings with travellers – for us are an absolutely great opportunity to 1. move our asses outside of Berlin (every excuse is good!) and to 2. visit new places! Yes, shame of us that we have visited tiny villages of Guatemala and have never been before to Wrocław…