New place of residence, new UNESCO weekend opportunities!
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
As I rushed, and eventually ran, to catch the 8:30 train out of Torun to Warsaw, I took a last parting shot at the old city from across the river. I made it to the station just in time, and as I boarded the train, it left within a few minutes. Exhausted from a final … More Travel Tip: Take a screenshot
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