Christmas Eve – the most celebrated evening in Poland

What do you know about Christmas in Poland? Do you know why there is always an extra seat at the table? Should you open presents on the 24th or 25th of December? If you want to know just read the text! And have a merry merry Christmas!

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Time to say goodbye

It's been quite a long time since I left Scotland. I needed to get used to my Polish life again. Finally, it's time for some small sum-up and a few statistics. TIME I've spent in Scotland 5 months, 143 full days, which was 3427 hours in total and gives a great amount of 208,345 minutes. … Czytaj dalej Time to say goodbye

Why is May so special for Polish students?

In May days are getting longer, there is more sun (well, at least it should be), exams are not so close yet, you can spend some time outside having a barbecue with your friends and so on... But there is one more thing, for which every student is waiting for the whole year. It is called JUWENALIA.

Spring baking

I was asked by one of my friends to bake a green cake, about which I've told her before I left to Poland. So I invited her for baking together. We got a really tasty cake. I think, that boys who tried it, will agree with us. Forest moss The name suggests that when seeing and … Czytaj dalej Spring baking

The Czech Easter

As many other Christian traditions, even Easter is closely connected with previous Pagan traditions. Therefore, the origin of some customs is not clear or is somehow linked to both roots. Nevertheless, nowadays we are thinking about Easter more like it is a Christian tradition and even the name for Easter in Czech language “Velikonoce” comes from velká (English: Great) and the word noc (English: Night). So, the celebration of the great night when Jesus Christ was risen.