Poland (Krakow, Auschwitz, Warsaw)

I (Connie) am part Polish by descent, so I was very excited to visit Poland. Eager to see the sights, I was also excited to try some of the traditional foods my mother has always prepared on special occasions: latkes, or fried potato pancakes; pierogis (dumplings), which most people have had (but maybe not actually from Poland!); …

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Budapest and Bratislava

We are combining these two cities into one post for ease and brevity. We stayed in each city for about a week, which seemed the perfect amount of time for Budapest, Hungary, and also about right, if perhaps just a bit too long, for Bratislava, Slovakia. Budapest is a beautiful city, especially at night, when …

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