Monthly Archives: March 2014

If It’s Good Enough for Janosik…

Go to the southern Polish city of Zakopane, and you might run across the famous Ciupaga… a light axe/walking stick hybrid used by the local shepherds.  While it is also popular in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, and Hungary, this blog … Continue reading

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A Crash Course in Polish Holidays!

A country’s holidays and traditions can give you an insight into the culture… but there are just so many holidays out there, and all require a fair bit of reading to learn about! No problem, we have you covered!  Polish … Continue reading

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Before societal wussification, toys rocked!

“Back in the day…”  You know, before kids were forced to wear bike helmets, and it was still legal to run at school, the toys you got to play with were awesome! Rocks and sticks were the staple “entertainment” available … Continue reading

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