A Glimpse into the Dark History of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, near the Polish city of Oswiecim, opened in 1940 and was the largest of its kind. The camps here were used for mass murder, torture and exploitation of its prisoners for slave labour until their liberation in 1945. This post will explore my experience of taking a half-day tour to visit these … Continue reading A Glimpse into the Dark History of Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Why You Should Visit Kraków… Now

Kraków is, to date, one of my favourite European cities that I have visited, and its heart-warming culture and atmosphere made me want to go and punch everyone who voted for Brexit in the face.  I would love to return to Kraków one day, and to explore more of Poland, but for now, I shall focus … Continue reading Why You Should Visit Kraków… Now