Is Krakow Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Krakow

Krakow's beautiful skyline

When I talk to people about my time in Krakow, one of the first things they ask is, “Is Krakow expensive?” I spent a month there in July 2019, on a student exchange so I feel I have had a substantial amount of time and experience there, to consider prices in Krakow, and compare them, relative to other large European cities. So in short- I tell them no- but further … Read More

The Ultimate 2 to 4 Days in Krakow Itinerary

When it comes to European travel, one of the absolute must-see cities is Krakow, a vibrant student city located in Southern Poland. This beautiful city is a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, and on a trip to Krakow, it is easy to see why. Home to striking medieval architecture, countless incredible historic sites, and so much to see and do, every traveller will thoroughly enjoy spending 2 to 4 days … Read More

Prague or Krakow or Budapest: Which City to Visit?

View from Charles Bridge

Many travellers planning a trip to Central Europe don’t have necessarily an unlimited amount of time to visit every city that might be on their wish list. This has them begging the question: “Should I visit Prague or Krakow or Budapest?” While many people’s first instinct would be to cram every destination into a short period of time, I would honestly strongly recommend against doing this. Firstly, many cities aren’t as … Read More

10 Day Backpacking Poland Itinerary

In recent years, backpacking Poland has become an increasingly popular option for visitors embarking on a backpacking trip through Central Europe. While, many travellers on a multi-country Euro trip will likely only make a brief stop into Poland, it’s entirely possible to spend a significant amount of time purely exploring the country on its own. Poland has a wonderful mix of lively cities, fascinating history and easily accessible nature, which … Read More

Eight Cool Things To Do In Wroclaw

Wroclaw is undoubtedly my favourite city in Poland. It was voted the European Capital of Culture in 2016 and is slowly starting to gain popularity on the backpacking circuit. It has a beautiful historic Old Town, an interesting history and a large youthful population that ensures there is always something going on in the city! There are plenty of cool things to do in Wroclaw and I urge to come … Read More

How to Spend 48 Hours in Poznan

How to Spend 48 Hours in Poznan

Truth be told, I hadn’t heard of the Polish city of Poznan until a couple of days before I was planning to visit. I was looking for a couple of Polish cities to break up the journey to Vilnius and stumbled across Poznan as an intriguing option. It appeared to have the beauty of Krakow without the mass tourism. There seemed to be interesting things to do in the city … Read More

Is Krakow Worth Visiting? The Pros and Cons

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I decided to visit Krakow. It was a destination that had caused me something of a heated mental debate — I had heard such mixed reviews of the city that I was sitting firmly on the fence as to whether to visit at all. There were a few reasons, however, that pushed me over the edge and I found myself visiting Poland’s second-largest … Read More