Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fat Thursday!

As in other Catholic countries that celebrate the last day before the fasting season of Lent begins, Poland has its own version of the French Mardis Gras (Fat Tuesday), known locally as Tłusty Czwartek, or Fat Thursday. With Lent forbidding … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Of all the cities in Poland to spend Valentine’s Day, Krakow may be the best. Though Krakow in Febuary experiences a lingering winter chill, the city’s active and scenic center still sets the mood for couples who travel here to celebrate the … Continue reading

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