The Day We Visit Auschwitz-Birkeanu

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In travel, I’ve found that some days are fun, some days are meaningful, and some days are both. Occasionally, you have a day that is neither. The day we visited Auschwitz-Birkenau falls solidly under the “meaningful” category. I cannot say a single moment of the visit was fun, but it was intensely powerful. For simplicity’s sake, we signed up for a tour group in Kraków. You can take trains and…

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow, Poland: 7 Reasons You Have to Go


Krakow is on the rise as a travel destination–more and more people are heading to this small Polish city for its amazing architecture and unbelievably fascinating history. Want to travel slightly off the beaten path? Go to Krakow. Here’s what you can’t miss: 1. The Main…