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What To Expect When Visiting Poland
I have visited Poland twice now and need to go back to experience the fun side of it again soon in the summer. I went on one Jewish trip touring the concentration camps and different memorials and another visiting the cities. Krakow and Warsaw are both huge cities with a ton of history. The food in Poland is nice and heavy and the weather gets quite cold in the winter. Poland has a ton of history and should definitely be on a Europe road trip or holiday bucket list.
Polish Zloty! It is about 4x the US dollar.
Other Tips When Visiting Poland
- Polish food is very good and heavy. Check out all the absolute best Polish foods to try during your trip.
- Travel Insurance: When visiting Poland, I highly recommend getting travel insurance. You never know what may happen to your flights, a death/personal emergency in your family, or an accident happening while traveling (think: getting mugged, falling while hiking and spraining your ankle, literally any accident than can happen ANYWHERE!). World Nomads makes it super easy and I never leave for a trip without getting their insurance. Most importantly it’s extremely affordable: get your World Nomads travel insurance before your trip here!
- For all of my travel/packing essentials I bring on any trip compiled together, head to my influencer page on Amazon here for a complete list or my descriptive carry-on packing guide here!
POLAND CITY GUIDES: COMING SOON!
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Rachel Shulman is the owner of From East To West and a seasoned traveler having been to 45+ countries and no intention of stopping soon. She is obsessed with planning and specializes in creating detailed, efficient travel itineraries and guides so you don’t have to when planning your next destination.