LinguaTrek - Things I Love About Poland http://www.linguatrek.com/taxonomy/term/3/0 en Things I Love About Poland #06: Eating out! http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2012/09/things-i-love-about-poland-06-eating-out <div class="diag align-right" style="float: right; width: 147px; margin: 10px 0 10px 10px"><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Large/image/2012/09/zapiekanka.jpg" rel="lightbox"><img src="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Small/image/2012/09/zapiekanka.jpg" alt="Zapiekanka" title="A zapiekanka. Photo by Mariuszjbie." /></a><div class="caption">A zapiekanka. <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Zapiekanka_2..jpg">Photo</a> by Mariuszjbie.</div></div> <p><strong>This is the <em>sixth</em> installment in my series of articles called "<a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/tags/things-i-love-about-poland">Things I Love About Poland</a>," in which I discuss differences between Poland and the USA.</strong></p> <p>It's been awhile since I wrote an article in this series! Right when we got back from our last trip to Poland (in October 2010), I made a list of over <em>twenty ideas</em> to write about. :-)</p> <p>I was hoping to visit Poland again in the fall this year, but with all the work we're doing on Bibliobird, it looks like that will be impossible. :-/</p> <p><em>(BTW, our paid product to help Poles learn English - "Real Life in the USA" - is going to be launched on Monday, October 1st. Learn more <a href="https://en.bibliobird.com/node/14452">here</a> and get a discount!)</em></p> <p><strong>So, now that fall has come, I'm feeling a little nostalgic!</strong></p> <p>In my <a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-01-waiters-leave-you-alone">first article in this series</a>, I wrote about one thing I love about going out to eat in Poland - and today I'm going to tell you three more!</p> <p><strong>Read more to find out what they are!</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2012/09/things-i-love-about-poland-06-eating-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2012/09/things-i-love-about-poland-06-eating-out#comments Things I Love About Poland Poland Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:00:00 +0000 David Snopek 206 at http://www.linguatrek.com Things I Love About Poland #05: History is Everywhere! http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2011/05/things-i-love-about-poland-05-history-is-everywhere <div class="diag align-right" style="float: right; width: 160px; margin: 10px 0 10px 10px"><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Large/image/2011/05/outsidewawel.jpg" rel="lightbox"><img src="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Small/image/2011/05/outsidewawel.jpg" alt="People on a hill in front of a castle" title="People relaxing near the Wisła river, next to Wawel castle. Photo by bazylek100 on Flikr." /></a><div class="caption">People relaxing near the Wisła river, next to Wawel castle. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazylek/3413198654/">Photo</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bazylek/">bazylek100</a> on Flikr.</div></div> <p><strong>This is the fifth installment in my series of articles called "<a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/tags/things-i-love-about-poland">Things I Love About Poland</a>," in which I discuss differences between Poland and the USA. In this article, I talk about Poland's old-world character and wonderful museums.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2011/05/things-i-love-about-poland-05-history-is-everywhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2011/05/things-i-love-about-poland-05-history-is-everywhere#comments Things I Love About Poland Poland Tue, 17 May 2011 15:00:00 +0000 David Snopek 66 at http://www.linguatrek.com Things I Love About Poland #04: Money http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2011/01/things-i-love-about-poland-04-money <div class="diag align-right" style="float: right; width: 160px; margin: 10px 0 10px 10px"><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Large/image/2011/01/polishbanknotes.jpg" rel="lightbox"><img src="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Small/image/2011/01/polishbanknotes.jpg" alt="Polish bills" title="Polish bills. Photo by Niels Heidenreich." /></a><div class="caption">Polish bills. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/schoschie/8903464/">Photo</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/schoschie/">Niels Heidenreich</a>.</div></div> <p><strong>This is the fourth installment in my series of articles called "<a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/tags/things-i-love-about-poland">Things I Love About Poland</a>," in which I discuss differences between Poland and the USA. In this article, I talk about money.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2011/01/things-i-love-about-poland-04-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2011/01/things-i-love-about-poland-04-money#comments Things I Love About Poland Poland Tue, 25 Jan 2011 16:00:00 +0000 David Snopek 41 at http://www.linguatrek.com Things I Love About Poland #03: Country vs. City http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-03-country-vs-city <div class="diag align-right" style="float: right; width: 160px; margin: 10px 0 10px 10px"><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Large/image/2010/11/house_kalisz_poland.jpg" rel="lightbox"><img src="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Small/image/2010/11/house_kalisz_poland.jpg" alt="Country house in Poland" title="Photo by Maciej Bliziński" /></a><div class="caption">Country house outside of Kalisz, Poland (where my great grandmother was born). <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/automaciej/124669260/">Photo</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/automaciej/">Maciej Bliziński</a>.</div></div> <p><strong>This is the third in a series of articles called "<a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/tags/things-i-love-about-poland">Things I Love About Poland</a>," where I discuss differences between Poland and the USA. In this article, I talk about my dream of living in a Polish village.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-03-country-vs-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-03-country-vs-city#comments Things I Love About Poland Poland Wed, 17 Nov 2010 13:51:25 +0000 David Snopek 17 at http://www.linguatrek.com Things I Love About Poland #02: Kiosks! http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-02-kiosks <div class="diag align-right" style="float: right; width: 160px; margin: 10px 0 10px 10px"><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Large/image/2010/11/2349854120_4b6bb6bd37_o.jpg" rel="lightbox"><img src="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Small/image/2010/11/2349854120_4b6bb6bd37_o.jpg" alt="Polish Kiosk" title="Photo by urbanlegend on Flickr" /></a><div class="caption">A Polish kiosk. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/17989497@N00/2349854120/">Photo</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/17989497@N00">urbanlegend</a> on Flickr.</div></div> <p><strong>This is the second in a series of articles called "<a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/tags/things-i-love-about-poland">Things I Love About Poland</a>," where I discuss differences between Poland and the USA. In this article, I talk about Polish <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiosk">kiosks</a>!</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-02-kiosks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-02-kiosks#comments Things I Love About Poland Poland Fri, 12 Nov 2010 13:58:58 +0000 David Snopek 14 at http://www.linguatrek.com Things I Love About Poland #01: Waiters leave you alone http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-01-waiters-leave-you-alone <div class="diag align-right" style="float: right; width: 160px; margin: 10px 0 10px 10px"><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Large/image/2010/11/waitress_taking_an_order.jpg" rel="lightbox"><img src="http://www.linguatrek.com/sites/www.linguatrek.com/files/imagecache/Small/image/2010/11/waitress_taking_an_order.jpg" alt="Waitress taking order at a restaurant" title="Photo by Alan Light" /></a><div class="caption">Waitress taking order at a restaurant. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/alan-light/261015500/">Photo</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/alan-light/">Alan Light</a>.</div></div> <p><strong>This is the first in a series of articles called "<a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/tags/things-i-love-about-poland">Things I Love About Poland</a>." In this article, I talk about the differences between America and Poland when it comes to restaurants.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-01-waiters-leave-you-alone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.linguatrek.com/blog/2010/11/things-i-love-about-poland-01-waiters-leave-you-alone#comments Things I Love About Poland Poland Thu, 04 Nov 2010 21:29:55 +0000 David Snopek 6 at http://www.linguatrek.com