Winter in Tatra Mountains

Have you ever heard about Tatra Mountains? Located 2 hours drive from Kraków Tatras are the highest Polish mountains. Only one quarter of the range belongs to Poland teritory, the rest lies in Slovakia. The highest Polish peak is Mount Rysy, which rises to 2499 m. However, the most distinctive mountain is Giewont, which is known affectionately as the Sleeping Knight.… Read more →

Interesting facts about Vienna

Did you know that… About one fifth of the population of Austria lives in the capital, Vienna. Schönbrunn Palace, the summer palace of the Habsburgs, has more than 1,440 rooms. The Tiergarten Schönbrunn, founded in 1752, is the oldest zoological garden in the world. Vienna’s Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) has over 2.5 million tombs, it’s more than the city’s live population.… Read more →

Colorful Naschmarkt

Naschmarkt is Vienna’s best-known market which has a great choice of food from all over the world. Here you can buy fruits, vegetables, spices, meat, cheese and taste various delicacies from all over the world. Naschmarkt is not only market, nawadays it’s – more and more – place for eat something and meet friends. There are many restaurants where you… Read more →

Where the Alps begin

Even before I moved to Vienna, I was really excited that I will have an opportunity to see the Alps. Some people looked at me with pity. They said ‘Come on, Ewa! Don’t be silly, there are no mountains in Vienna and alpine resorts are more than 400 km away!’. Yes, it is true that Vienna is at least 5… Read more →