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Apr052018

LAX to Poland $545-$585 August

Star Alliance and Oneworld both have several cities in Poland priced in mid-$500s for travel beginning in mid-August. LOT Polish flies nonstop LAX to Warsaw and ticket prices are slightly higher at $600 or so to fly LOT. American/Finnair/British Airways are lowest ticket prices, closely followed by United Airlines. LAX – Gdansk GDN $545 Aug…

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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

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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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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Jun192017

European Solidarity Centre museum Gdansk, Poland

  Stocznia Gdanska – Gdansk Shipyard Gdansk Shipyard is a European Heritage site as a symbol of where post-war Communist authoritarian control over the Eastern bloc of Europe began to crumble in 1980. Poland became the first country to break free from the Soviet Union through the Solidarity union and social movement. Ten years after…

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Jun122017

Low cost flights and nights for our Poland trip

Summertime and the living is easy. Checked my flights and nights in Poland to confirm everything in order for our travel plans. Kelley and I are flying Level Airlines one-way Oakland to Barcelona for $150 per ticket. One checked bag added $85  for one $234 ticket and one $149 ticket from Oakland to Spain one…

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