Outside of Auschwitz

Oświęcim, Poland

Oświęcim’s rich history is often overlooked to it’s truly horrific claim to fame – the home of Auschwitz. Oświęcim has seen its share of hardships – the town was destroyed during the Mongol invasion of 1241, the town was burned in 1655 during the Swedish invasion and a battle between Austria and Prussia was fought […]

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Castle Square

Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw wasn’t originally on our list of European destinations, but once we looked at how cheap the train tickets were, we decided to go for it.  I am so glad we didn’t skip it.  Warsaw’s history is fascinating, sad and uplifting.  We learned more about the Polish people here, and found how resilient they are.  […]

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