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Aug242017

Charmed by Gdansk

Gdansk charmed me to such a degree on my first visit in February 2017 that I went again with my wife in June.  This city of 400,000+ is a Baltic seaport town and a strengthening tourism magnet for its Old Town environment. Old Town Gdansk is a densely touristed compact space filled with centuries old…

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Jul102017

Gdansk Poland pub crawl in beer photos

You might think I spend all my time in pubs from my trip reports out of Gdansk and Krakow, Poland. Of course, I don’t. I go back to my hotel each night for sleep. Seriously though, I like European lager beer and in Poland the beer is cheaper than buying a bottle of water in…

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Jul082017

Cheap Eats Dining in Poland

I love to cook my own meals. The cost of dining out in restaurants in the USA is a wasteful overspend most Americans make rather than cooking their own meals. That is a realization I made in the 1980s when I used my first computer to keep track of all our expenses. Shifting nearly all…

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Jul082017

Radisson Blu Gdansk hotel review

Originally I looked at spending a week in Gdansk for our June trip. I fell in love with this place in the first hour I walked around exploring the city this past winter. My two day trip in February exposed me to Old Town Gdansk when I joined a 2.5 hour free walking tour during…

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Jul032017

Dluga Street (ul. Dluga) Gdansk, Poland

One of the prettiest streets of architecture in Gdansk and probably the entire country of Poland is ul. Dluga or Dluga Street, generally called ‘Long Lane’ in English guides. The Dluga Street building facades along 550 meters from Green Gate to Golden Gate give the impression of walking through Poland’s ‘Amsterdam’ with its architectural style…

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Jun202017

Poland Trip Report – Where my hotel loyalty lies

When I travel I tend to balance my hotel loyalty with hotel options that balance my points earning, points redeeming, and paid stays hotel spend with consideration for hotel location, transportation convenience and room quality comfort. Warsaw, Poland Originally, I planned to power our way into Warsaw city center after a 9pm arrival from Barcelona,…

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