Travel Blogs from Warsaw
... just snacks to get us to dinner at 6:15.). And we all had to get money because Germany has the Euro and Poland uses the zloty. It was a challenge to figure out how many Zloty to get since we will be in Poland 5 nights. It was an even bigger challenge trying to buy something for 2.90 Zloty (about $.95 with a 100 Zloty bill, about $33!)
Lonely Planet says Poland would get the medal for most eventful history because they have been at the pointy end of wars ...
... to commemorate the heros of the Warsaw Ghetto(see photo). Interesting fact: the monument is actually made out of materials that were baught to originally create mounments for Hitler. After that we actulally got to go inside the museum and watch a virtual tour of the museum to see what the museum will evetually show and learn what it will eventually teach to many visitors. On the walk back we got to walk through the rain and ...
... movement, that led to the Velvet Revolution in 1989. The building that looks different from the rest is called the 'Palace of Culture and Science' and was a gift from Stalin. At the time it was built it was rumoured to have a subway all the way to Moscow and also have remains of the workers within the cement. Both untrue! I'd saved one more 'train day' to get further across Poland (however I'm now travelling by bus) so I use it to visit the old city of ...
Arrived in Warsaw reasonably early but had a drama with parking. Absolutely everywhere was a pay meter, and having no Polish currency yet we spent a lot of time messing around. Finally after getting some cash we then had the dilemma of changing a note. Usually we would take the risk of getting a fine, but locals advised us that the council are pretty strict and wheel clamp often. ...
... so what floor? Was it first?" "no third" It was the forth floor. We learnt after a good 5 minutes going up and down in this what looked like abandoned apartment building. However, the apartment that the hostel was in was just lovely! All ikea and modern! A couple of Irish guys that had also just checked in were in our dorm and the four of us went out for dinner. I choose a chicken dish, but when the waitress came round I was in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Pets allowed