Hotel Astoria

Ul Jozefa 24, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-056, Poland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $63.00

Travel Blogs from Krakow

My 21st Birthday in Krakow, Poland!

A travel blog entry by cali


On the evening of the 16th, we made it into Krakow, Poland! It was pretty rainy so we did not venture far from our hotel to get dinner. We waited up until midnight to celebrate my 21st birthday! I then proceeded to get very upset because I was not having my birthday at home with my mom. That was rough. So... I called her at 12:30 in the morning my …

A day of sightseeing and shopping

A travel blog entry by eva.brennan


... renovated in recent years, and the look fantastic. We enjoyed a huge lunch in a local café, and be bumped into some English tourist, who were more than happy to have a chat. (Isabelle called them chatterboxes, now that's saying something!)

In ...

Kazimierz (Jewish District)

A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152


... is one exception. The story here is that Hitler intended to use this location as a sort of education center after the Jews had been exterminated. He wanted to keep some relics of the Jewish tradition, and use them to prove that the Jews were less than human and needed to be exterminated. Ironically, this arrogance is why many important Jewish landmarks exist in Eastern Europe to this day.

Walking over the river, we came to the locations of the former ...


A travel blog entry by pixiepoodle


Yesterday: We left Zakopane by bus and the bus driver we had sure liked to speed up and then slam on the brakes. This would normally be only mildly annoying but as we were also travelling down the mountains, it made me very car sick. I had to put down my knitting and hoped I did not throw up. Happily I didn't. We walked from the bus stop to our hotel/hostel type thing. I am now sharing a room with Nikki, an Australian ...

Auschwitz - Have We Truly Changed?

A travel blog entry by shyam_t


... with the concentration camp theme, we watched a documentary called Hitler's Children on YouTube, which was about the descendants of various SS men - Höss, Franck, Himmler and Göring; how they discovered who their fathers and grandfathers were and how they cope. Would we still love our parents if we knew they were responsible for one of the worst genocides in history? Siân said yes, Shobs and I are not so sure.

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