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WARSZAWA

Located in Mazovia region, Warsaw is the capital of Poland and its largest city. It is full of historic, cultural, and culinary riches, rooted in old-fashioned French influences as well as a rich Russian cuisine worthy of the tsars. Here, Poland’s modern culinary masters reach back into Poland’s national history and tradition to develop new tastes that shock and amaze.

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Flavor of Poland

Sea breezes, tall ships, a nautical tradition, a long, rich and fascinating part of Polish history and great Polish seafood - this is what we'll have a chance to experience on our visit to the Pomeranian region of Poland! The capital of the region is the old, legendary city of Gdansk but our journey will extend beyond the capital as well. In the episode Aleksandra will begin her discovery of the region at the foot of its old trading route in Malbork, where she'll pay a visit to the great Teutonic Knight's Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a spectacle of history!

  • 2020-02-17T02:00:00-08:00
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Flavor of Poland

Silesia is historically the center of Poland's hard industry and there are certainly many rich traditions and hearty, homemade meals that were born out of this old way of life. Katowice is the bustling city capital of the region, offering visitors plenty of attractions to explore! The heart of an agglomeration over 2-million people it was once identified as a booming center of heavy industry and it is still recognized for its numerous mines, old ironworks and factories. It's cuisine both present and past, is inseparable from the industrial landscape of the area.

  • 2020-02-24T02:00:00-08:00
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Flavor of Poland

Wroclaw, in a historic nutshell, was from the very beginning of its existence an object of desire. It's not surprising, thus, that throughout its past it was passed from hand to hand - from Czech to Polish to Hungarian, Austrian and German rule. The Walloons of Belgium settled here, alongside Jews, Italians and Ruthenians, their different nationalities, religions and cultures integrating with one another.

  • 2020-03-02T02:00:00-08:00
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Poznan, Gniezno

This may be one the most sentimental stops along our route! In this episode we visit the very birthplace of Poland - it is in the Greater Poland region and the cities of Poznań and Gniezno that the early events of the Polish State took place. Countless monuments, some reaching as far back as the 10th century, tell the story of the creation of Poland. Its earliest rulers and historical figures lay buried in the crypts of some of the nation's first cathedrals found here in this region.

  • 2020-03-09T03:00:00-07:00
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