UNESCO Heritage Site #75: Warsaw Restored

What I find interesting about UNESCO sites is that they are not always obviously beautiful or outstanding, and it takes a while to appreciate why a certain site is recognized. While Warsaw’s Old Town is officially the UNESCO Heritage site, very little from the original Old Town has remained. In fact, the Old Town had quite … More UNESCO Heritage Site #75: Warsaw Restored

UNESCO Heritage Sites #73 and #74: Strongholds of Teutonic Knights

From Oslo, I flew to the impossibly-spelled and undeniably Polish-sounding Szczecin, from where I started my big train journey through Poland all the way south to Kiev. Over the next seven days I would travel to seven towns, all by train, and three times overnight. I booked so many train tickets with the Polish railway, that I … More UNESCO Heritage Sites #73 and #74: Strongholds of Teutonic Knights