Krakow, or Cracow, is Poland's most popular city for tourists. It was the royal seat and capital of Poland for over five centuries and as a result the Old Town is packed with monuments, historic buildings, churches and grandiose architecture. It's no wonder then that Krakow's...

For a totally different experience on your trip to Poland, head up into the Tatra Mountains to the country's Winter Capital, Zakopane.  After a couple of days spent chasing gnomes in the city of Wroclaw, Zakopane offered a complete change of scenery. I may not be...

Wieliczka Salt Mine, which can be found 10km from Krakow, is one of Poland's most popular tourist attractions, yet funnily I was unfamiliar with it before I arrived there.  In fact, the mine is quite estraordinary, and was inscribed in 1978 as one of the first 12...

There were piles and piles of shoes- each shoe representing a human being, another senseless killing. They had been treated as objects, not people. Auschwitz Concentration Camp is quite simply, Hell on Earth. I was in two minds about visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau. On the one hand I...