Living in Poland

Brian Panasiuk, an American-Polish student of philosophy – Study in Poland

“I fell in love with your country, and I really would like to stay here”. Brian Panasiuk, half American, half Polish student of philosophy at the Catholic University of Lublin. He just began the second year of PhD studies, and he’s not thinking about any other place in the world. Why and how Brian fell …

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A few reasons why it is worth studying in Poland, which you would not expect

Over the last eight years, the number of foreign students in Poland has increased nine times over. That is not without reason. Polish universities are getting more and more recognition and studying in Poland is becoming more popular. Why? From various reasons, from politics to usefulness. But there are a few more grounds why it …

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9 best alternative activities in Poland

You probably saw hundreds of lists like “top 10 things to do in Poland”. Absolutely every guidebook will tell you about the prettiest and friendliest places to visit and sightseeing to do. Fortunately, you have a particular insider who would like to show you that Poland is much more interesting than good looking stuff. So, …

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10 things about Poland you had no idea

Poland has a rich history and cultural heritage. On the international arena, Poles have many proud achievements, which they are proud of. On top of that, there is the beauty of nature, which, apart from traditional dishes, is admired by foreigners. However, there are many facts and curiosities, which, despite the widespread presence in Poland, …

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The most popular Polish sportsmen and sportswomen

On stadiums, courts, tracks and trails. On TV screens or live. Poles are watching achievements of their favourite sportsmen and sportswomen with bated breath. They admire their efforts during training, the will to fight during tournaments and strong character. It doesn’t matter if it’s Wimbledon, Champions League or Tour de Ski. For all those who …

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When you’re a student and you need some extra cash…

Students are known for not having much money. Only some can count on financial help from the university, the rest have to cope on their own. Support from parents is often too small to be enough to live in a big city, so there is still work to do. But what and where? To dispel …

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How to avoid culture shock in Poland (and enjoy it)

Every country has customs that confuse and sometimes even shock foreigners. Polish people have their celebrations, special occasions or just everyday customs, that surprises everyone, except them. To prepare you against cultural shock, I made a shortlist of very Polish habits and traditions. Instead of surprise and confusion, you will be able to enjoy yourself …

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Polish alcohol (and why it’s much more than vodka)

“Polish vodka” is a well-known sentence all around the world. Heck, even Bruce Willis himself advertised Polish vodka “Sobieski” some time ago. Although vodka is Poland’s one of the most popular export commodity, Polish alcohols are much more. Especially nowadays, when the local brewing, winemaking, liqueur and cider production industries it thriving. If you are …

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