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am lost plz help posted by lainey

hi soz 2b a pest but am in krakow and lost we are at the airport and dunno how to get to express by holiday inn hotel its add is ul. opolska 14 krakow pl is it… [Read more]

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THANKS TO EVERYONE ON CRACOW-LIFE posted by robbomcc

as a first time visitor to cracow i would like to say thanks for all the help i recieved from this site,i booked the airport transfer through u, which was a… [Read more]

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Recycling electronics in Krakow posted by bildungsr0man

Does anyone know if there's an electronics recycling centre in Krakow? I'm looking for a place that recycles old phones, computer parts, and the like. [Read more]

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wheather in september posted by lainey

can anyone tell me what the weather is like in krakow in september? [Read more]

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Need a car for this weekend! posted by bildungsr0man

I need to rent/borrow a car for this weekend. So far, the rental places I've contacted either have no cars available, or have outrageous prices. Would anyone… [Read more]

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Want to make friends? posted by berryrocker

My family will be in Krakow until the end of August, and we don't know a soul here. We have 2 kids, ages 7 & 11. Any english-speaking families want to get… [Read more]

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food/drink posted by lainey

can anyone tell me were you can get a good cheap meal in krakow as all my mate have told me food and drink can cost a very lot in krakow ...... [Read more]

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Gaming (Nintendo DS) store? posted by berryrocker

Our family has just arrived in Krakow, and will be here for 6 weeks. I've got a DS-obsessed boy with a birthday coming up, and I'm looking for a store that… [Read more]

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Two Italian guys visiting Krakow and Poland posted by italianguy

Hello, me and my friend are from Italy and we're going to visit Krakow and Poland from August 10th and August 20th. We'll stay for some days in Krakow… [Read more]

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A Favour please! posted by sunflower7

Hi There, My Husband and I had a great stay in Krakow recently but I saw a pair of shoes in a shop which I wish i had bought! I was wondering if anyone… [Read more]

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how many fags can you bring bk posted by lainey

hi am off to krakow in 31st aug can any one tell me how many fags you can bring bk and what the weather is like in sep… [Read more]

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Tickets to Rotunda posted by android

Hello Again. Thanks to everybody for all the info!!!I still want to get tickets to see Riverside at the Rotunda on the 10th of OctoberI NEED someone to… [Read more]

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Office Space for StartUp posted by neercha

Does anyone have or know of some small office space up for grabs in the city center (anywhere Strefa A). Just some simple office space will do, enough room… [Read more]

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acupuncture, and dance studios posted by gonerko

Can someone tell me how I can find out about any holistic/complementary medicine/Chinese/alternative medicine clinics in Krakow that offer services like… [Read more]

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martial arts in English posted by bildungsr0man

Has anyone here taken any martial arts classes in English in Krakow? Or does anyone have any recommendations? I'm particularly looking for a place with night… [Read more]

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English Speaker seeks Polish Speaker posted by ericajoy

Hello, I am in Krakow til July 3 and would love an opportunity to learn a bit of Polish. I am a native English speaker from Colorado, USA. If you are… [Read more]

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enough negativity posted by aekgreb

Why would the Americans want to do anything to the balloon? As an American, I share with you our problems are great enough here without upsetting anyone in… [Read more]

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Jazz Festival posted by aekgreb

Can someone tell me what time on July 5th the Jazz Musicians will be playing in the town square? [Read more]

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Why the fuss about the White Balloon? posted by cracovia1

Why has the white balloon upset some people. Surely it's one of the least offensive objects in Krakow. It hovers majestically, like a pristine apparition from… [Read more]

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Need A Translator!!!! posted by android

Thanks to everybody for the help.However I still need help in translating.Somebody help me understand the info on the Rotunda web sight so I can get tickets to… [Read more]

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English Football Team looking for game next year posted by DulwichGriff

We are a team of supporters of English Football Team, Duliwch Hamlet. Over the past few years we have played games against fellow supporters of local teams in… [Read more]

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Lenny Kravitz posted by Jabber

What was the Wianki concert like? Last year we had Jamiroquai and I couldn't hear a thing across the river (soundsystem was a disaster) so I missed it this… [Read more]

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Bacon posted by cracovia1

Have been on a quest to track down good quality bacon in Krakow (not in restaurants). Can anyone recommend a good delicatessen with the magic ingredients?… [Read more]

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Hotel Pricing posted by Watchwait

We are 4 seniors looking for a reasonably priced hotel in old town Crakow. I am amazed at the prices being asked in this depressed world economy. Even Paris… [Read more]

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running trails inside city posted by groovesoop

Anybody have recommendations for good running trails inside the city? Particularly I'm looking for some mapped out trails near the Wisla or Debniki where I can… [Read more]

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Progressive Rock in Krakow posted by android

I will be comming to Krakow in October and need help. I need to find out about getting tickets to The Rotunda on the 10th of October.Also if anybody can help… [Read more]

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travelling to Zakopane and Tarnow posted by Gregheath

Coming back to Krakow in July and was hoping someone could help me with the travel plans. We are planning a day out in Zakopane and Tarnow and was going to… [Read more]

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First time in Krakow! posted by Judge666

Hi all, new to the site and going to Krakow with a friend in July. We are going for 4 days (sun to thurs) is the nightlife ok during the week? Where is the… [Read more]

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tram to tesco posted by buddies87

Can someone please tell me number of the tram that goes to tesco from city centre cheers… [Read more]

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Casinos in Cracow? posted by Zapols

Does anyone know if there is a casino in Cracow where one can play poker? Anyone been? Thanks for your help!… [Read more]

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Camping? posted by jacksonry

I am looking for a nice area to camp for a couple days around Krakow. Does anyone have any suggestions as to where I could spend a weekend in the wilderness? [Read more]

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debniki district posted by spartakev

Hi we are off to Krakow on 8th may. We've booked an apartment in the Debniki district - is this a good area to be? many thanks kev [Read more]

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Tour companies posted by Mark_J

There are so many tour companies that do trips to Auschwitz, can anyone recommend one above the others ? [Read more]

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off-hours clinics/doctors posted by groovesoop

We recently had a minor medical emergency on a Saturday night but couldn't find any available hospitals. Some were even open to walk in but were eerily vacant… [Read more]

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overnight parking in/near Kazimierz posted by matroos

will be staying this summer at hotel Regent in Kazimierz (Bozego Ciala) and wonder where best to park my car safely overnight. [Read more]

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Celebrating 20 years posted by Jabber

Poles are so proud about the role they played in the downfall of Communism in Central Europe - any idea how they will actually celebrate this on the 4th June? [Read more]

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looking for English speaking contacts posted by cactusjoe

I am coming to Krakow in mid August. I am 56 yr old man from Canada. Wondering if there is anyone who wanted to practice their English and tell me where the… [Read more]

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mineral shops in Cracow?? posted by frederick

I collect minerals from around the world. Could you recommend a mineral shop in Cracow. I will be in Cracow in June. Thanks. [Read more]

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IS cracow still full of english stag party's posted by sean1986

I'm going to krakow in june but have travelled to other cities in eastern europe & seen how they are ignorant to the locals & vomit in the streets is this the… [Read more]

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Touring around Krakow posted by singer

We plan to tour Krakow and around (Zakopane, Auschwitz, possibly Ojkowa national park) from Apr 9 - Apr 11. We have planned to visit Zakopane on Apr 9… [Read more]

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Help with getting to Auschwitz posted by BigTone

Does anybody know which bus to catch from Krakow to get to Aushwitz. [Read more]

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A very pleasant holiday posted by blackdubh

Just a note to say I have just returned from a short holiday in Cracow, Poland. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The people were both friendly and polite.… [Read more]

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I will return to Cracow posted by blackdubh

Hi I am back on the site seeking information. Recently I spent a few days in Cracow with a group of people. I would love to spend a few days there on my own… [Read more]

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Thanks to Everbody posted by BigTone

Just returned from Cracow and wanted to say thanks to everybody who supplied tips and info on all previous messages. I stayed in the Wielopole Hotel and would… [Read more]

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Book shops in Cracow posted by BigTone

Does anyone know which would be the best bookshop to pick up local history books on Cracow/Auschwitz in English whilst in the city. I am over in May for 3… [Read more]

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Hard Rock Cafe posted by sunflower7

Hi There, Does anyone know when this will be open? Regards [Read more]

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jobs for international students? posted by sylvia13

Hello, I am a student studying abroad at the Jagiellonian University and want to find a summer job, I am fluent in English and Polish. Any suggestions? [Read more]

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traveling on a sunday? posted by sean1986

I'm going to visit friends in Brzesko on sunday during my stay in cracow but I hear a lot of places close on a sunday will I be able to get to Brzesko on a… [Read more]

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Be cautious of CARPOLONIA shuttle bus services! (Katowice-Kr posted by KrakowKrolik

I have made a reservation on CARPOLONIA web page for shuttle bus from Katowice to Krakow. When arrived and showed my printed ticket, it appeared, that my name… [Read more]

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Krakow tourists free advices ;) posted by c.corciulo

i live in krakow since one year and I lead an holiday life. I know everything about sleeping-nightlife-eating-visiting... I love to talk about this… [Read more]

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in search of a job posted by calin8

I've recently moved to Krakow, and I want to find something to work, in a bar or a restaurant. I must tell that i'm not speaking polish, only english and… [Read more]

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Xbox party for anyone? posted by Jabber

Anyone keen on an Xbox 360 LAN party? Best thing would be if we can get 4 or 5 machines, and same number of copies of a game. I can provide a central city… [Read more]

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northern irish lads going on stag posted by jameson

hello hows it going. there's about 15 of us going for a stag this weekend and want to know where to go and were to avoid.… [Read more]

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bluebells apartments posted by ledzep1970

hi, i have just booked a long weekend in Kracow for myself at the bluebells and wondered if anyone had any opinion of them?… [Read more]

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This week-end (Peppersgirl) posted by higgy5150

Hey peppersgirl, We`re not yobs!! Just looking for a few drinks and some partying. If there are nive, friendly locals to show us about - great!! [Read more]

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best payment option posted by tee kasule

hi there, We have to pay our accommodation/breakfast on arrival and I was just wondering what the best payment option would be ? As not to loose out on… [Read more]

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Photography @ Auschwitz posted by Mark_J

Hi All, My wife and I will hopefully be visiting Krakow in May and will be taking in Auschwitz - is photography permitted whilst there? [Read more]

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Shuttle to katowice airport from krakow posted by mvefa1980

hello does anybody know about a bus, train, shuttle that goes at night (around 3-4am)to the katowice airport? how much would that be in a taxi? anybody some… [Read more]

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two places posted by i was there

There are two places when talking about Auschwitz. The first is the "Arbeit macht frei" place, where photographing indoors are prohibited. Outdoors there seems… [Read more]

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gay life in krakow? posted by mvefa1980

Me and my mate are coming from the Amsterdam the weekend of 21-24 may, is there any good gay night life there? we would like some tips if possible..greets Mike [Read more]

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Jazz and ciggie allowance posted by JJ_Weekend

Hi there... I'm coming to Krakow this weekend, and cannot wait to explore the city! Two questions I hope someone can help me with: 1) Where might be the best… [Read more]

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Good place for takehome Wodkas posted by nafe12

Hi there, Coming to Krakow, and want to bring a few bottles of Wodka (and the special infusions) back home. Is there any particular supermarket/liquor… [Read more]

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Hello posted by Andrew

Hello Everyone, i have just found this site, and i am finding it quite intresting with peoples opinions.I am going to be in Krakow for easter, and i cannot… [Read more]

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Week-end March 27th posted by higgy5150

Who`s about next week-end to show around 3 guys with some cash to blow?? [Read more]

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Upcoming weekend posted by Paddyghirl

Hi! My husband and I are visiting Krakow this weekend. We don't get into the airport until late Thursday night, what is the best option to get to our Hotel. … [Read more]

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Rozstaje music festival posted by raveon37

I'm going to be in Cracow for the July 24/26 festival. Does anyone know if I need to get tickets ahead of time, and if so, how? Thanks… [Read more]

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Cool place to go out... posted by collapse

Im looking to a club, bar or something to go out a night and find the music i like to dance(hives,bloc party,foals,killers...),someone could help me? thanks! [Read more]

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some advice please? posted by michy07

Hi everybody, I will be visiting your city this weekend with some friends, after having it booked for many months I am so excited after hearing such great… [Read more]

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Micro breweries in Cracow posted by BigTone

I have been looking, but apart from CK Browar, are there any other brew-pubs or small breweries in Cracow worth a visit? Okocim & Zywiec beers are fine, but a… [Read more]

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Surprise trip for my dad's birthday.. posted by jemma123

I am wanting to take my dad to cracow for his birthday in march and was wandering where would be the best place to stay, with the most atmosphere and things to… [Read more]

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Krakow derby... posted by CharmingMan

Hi Folks, I am visiting this coming weekend with some friends. We were going to try to take in a football match, but I have been warned that this game is… [Read more]

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Where to go?? posted by jukester2008

Hi I am coming to krakow at the end of Feb 09 with a large group of friends. (20 guys). But we're not your typical english guys abroad. We're aged between 25… [Read more]

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bochenska posted by babydrake

from lookin at map this seems on outskirts, does anyone know? also is public transport easy to… [Read more]

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auschwitz posted by babydrake

is it easy to get to auschwitz on public transport? would people recommend using guides?? [Read more]

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where to play Futsal?? posted by collapse

Hi, we are looking for places to organize Futsal matches between us in Cracow, thank… [Read more]

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Ascot Hotel or RT Metropol?? posted by collapse

what do you think that could be better to spend 1 week? thank you! [Read more]

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irish apartments posted by babydrake

hi, my friends and i are stayin at irish apartments, has anyone stayed here? also any recommendations for restaurants in jewish quarter as apartment there. [Read more]

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Train tickets posted by leastland

My husband and I are planning on taking a train from Warsaw to Krakow in a week, staying 2 nights, then taking a night train to Prague. We have looked online… [Read more]

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arriving early morning in Krakow posted by Dora74

Hi, I decided to spend 4 days in April (16-19) with my husband in Krakow - as a birthday surprise for him! Since we will arrive by an overnight train early in… [Read more]

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Ascot Hotel posted by CharmingMan

Hi Folks - has anyone any info on the Ascot Hotel (other than what is on their webpage). We are staying there for the weekend begininng 20th March. It is for a… [Read more]

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DJ Silence in Bucharest posted by ilpodgorze

Hey DJSilence. I saw you on the Bucharest website. As I'm going there myself at Easter I was wondering if you've been already and have any tips. Yes, I… [Read more]

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Traveling to Krakow with my husband !! posted by McGraw

Hi everyone, my husband and I will be traveling to Krakow from the USA in July and would like to stay at the Kazameriz Secret Apartments. I would like some… [Read more]

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Kazimierz Secret Apartments posted by jmcgraw

I was wondering if anyone had stayed at the Kazimierz Secret Apartments and what your thoughts were regarding your stay. What were the pro's and con's. What… [Read more]

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FINALLY!!! Im visiting my home town in 14 years...? posted by McGraw

Hi everyone, my husband and I will be traveling to Krakow from the USA in July and would like to stay at the Kazameriz Secret Apartments. I would like some… [Read more]

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march 2009 posted by jimport1

Hi all. I am going to Cracow (Krakow) in March as a surprise for my wifes birthday. We are staying in Qubus hotel. I would love some advice re best ways to get… [Read more]

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Market Apartment posted by Dickie

Hi Jabber and crew great forum.. I'm on my way for a weekend visit with some friends in March, and would like to know if any one has used the Market… [Read more]

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Hi Jabber n friends! posted by Fidester

Hi, Sooooooo looking forward to a long weekend in your Beautiful city. We are staying at the "Red Brick Apartment/Hotel" any recommendations for a bar/restau [Read more]

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Curtain fabric posted by dbaird

Hi, I'd really appreciate some advice. I'm visiting Krackow next week for a few days 22nd to 26th with family. Can anyone recommend a good fabric/material… [Read more]

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German lessons posted by djsilence

I know there are plenty of private language schools that teach German in Polish, but are there any schools that teach German in English? [Read more]

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Easter in Cracow posted by JANECK

Hi, we are planning a family trip to Poland during Easter. Part of the trip is to go to the village where my grandparents came from (Radziechowy near Zywiec).… [Read more]

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Advice posted by michelle888

Im heading to Krakow next week, anyone with any tips, (especially with exchanging money), must see places, things to do, travel to and from airport to krakow… [Read more]

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complaint posted by cubrica

Hi there, I know these kind of emails are not very pleasant but I have to tell you about my recent experience at the Krakow airport. Hopefully it would help… [Read more]

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Action in Krakow posted by shefboytour

Hey boys and girls, This site is great, but it doesn't say much about more adult sights and sounds. Anyone know of strip clubs or massage places? Cheers [Read more]

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new adventure posted by sully1961

hi all , first time in cracow for 6 young at heart male forty somethings in early feb. the usual question ,where to go at night given the amount of bars and… [Read more]

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Room to rent posted by alsazia

Hello! I will be visting Krakow in March on a travel writing assignment. I'd like to rent a room for a couple of nights. Instead of a hotel, I'd like to… [Read more]

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Krakow in March posted by muckster

hi I am going there on 20-23 March and really dont know what the best area to stay. i have heard of the Affinity apts in old town but dont know if that is the… [Read more]

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need an accountant! posted by djsilence

Does anyone know of an accountant that knows both Polish and American tax laws? I need some tax advice! [Read more]

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Attire posted by Scarleto

Just wondering what is considered regular/appropriate attire? I'm from Canada and for the most part, people here dress casual. [Read more]

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