Rembrandt’s House Museum

Before we even drove into Amsterdam Karolina assured me that there were at least a couple of museums she wanted to see in the city. I’m a tech-geek, so to me the best part of any museum is the free WiFi, unless we’d happen to be in the museum of technology looking over an old…

Bolek i Lolek

While Americans, and pretty much the entire western world, had Mickey Mouse, Poland had Bolek and Lolek. Two animated cartoon characters that began their adventures back in 1964. Through 2 feature films and 150 short 9 minute episodes, they became heroes for every kid growing up in the communist era Poland. Although I don’t remember…

European Capital of Culture

Wrocław is one of the candidates to be a European Capital of Culture for the year 2016. If awarded the title, Wrocław would for a full year organize festivals, concerts, workshops, conferences, and other events that would bring focus on Wrocław, people living here, and the entire region as well as the European continent itself.…

The Train to Heaven

My friends over at Wrocław Daily Photo have already taken a few shots of “The Train to Heaven“,  but there is a small display in the city square with photos and information on how the upright steam locomotive came about. Here’s some info straight from the poster: The idea of a locomotive-steamengine riding up to…

Wrocław Art

I like this random piece of art within Wrocław. The idea of people crossing the street while submerging underneath from one side and emerging from the other is executed beautifully. The statues themselves are also very interesting, and in my opinion do a great job capturing the variety of people walking the streets of our…