Poland Celebrates 32nd Anniversary of August Agreements

Poland's Lech Walesa

Today all Poland celebrates the 32nd Anniversary of August Agreements, the 1980 declaration of Poland’s emergence as the first independent trade union in the former communist bloc. President Bronislaw Komorowski will reportedly be on hand to present awards to some 40 activists of the Solidarity Trade Union.

Euro 2012 Causes Sky High Hotel Rates in Poland

Euro 2012 hotel rooms

Football fans visiting Poland for the Euro 2012, be sure to stuff a bit of extra cash in your luggage; with thousands of football fans expected to visit the country in order to take in one or more of the 15 matches to be hosted there, hotels are responding by raising rates exorbitantly.

Poland’s Białka Tatrzańska: An Outdoors Paradise (Part I)

World Snowboarding Day

News from CBS calls our attention to the fabulous and under-publicized Kotelnica Mountain of Poland. The village of Białka Tatrzańska there, once about as isolated and remote as any could imagine, now beckons skiers in search of fresh, white, powder and adrenaline. Even though the season is drawing to a close this year, it behooves the avid ski enthusiast to investigate this unsung Polish ski destination.