Merry Christmas!

Today’s Christmas Eve and I would like to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday’s. Poland’s mostly Catholic and we celebrate by having a Christmas Eve dinner with our family after which we open our presents. That latter part was always an advantage when living in America where pretty much everyone opens their…

Merry Christmas

Finally it’s here. The time of the year every kid loves and every adult want’s to be over and done with as soon as possible. Christmas in Poland is a tricky business. Poland is the second most stressed out country in Europe when it comes to Christmas cheer, somehow the Czech’s have us beaten. What…

Merry Christmas – Wesołych Świąt

Tonight Poland celebrates Christmas Eve. We gather together with our families, break a piece of Christmas Wafer we call ‘opłatek’ wishing each other health and prosperity in the coming year, and  sit around great food with one additional empty plate setting always meant for the lost soul that may knock on our door in need…

Wrocław’s Christmas Fair

Tonight was the official unavailing of Wrocław’s Christmas fair. Packed with dozens of shops offering anything from warm winter socks, through jewelery, hot food and warm cinnamon wine called Grzaniec, to merry-go-round rides for kids and life size Wrocław dwarfs to take photos with. It all looks very well organized and seems a good fit…