Wanderlust: cafes in Kraków

2016 has brought me to places that I dreamed of since childhood, like English country (albeit no heather covered hills – yet), places I should have visited long time ago, like Rome, and (twice!) place that can pull strings I did not know existed. After all those years…It is all in one home away from…

Best of Krakow part 2 – in slow motion

No one could tell that 50 ft away, this courtyard opens up out into the busiest place in the city, the Main Market Square. Here are some favorite hidden courtyards. Many days inevitably end in Kazimierz and recently also Podgorze, on the other side of Vistula river. Hailed as the new, and more authentic bohemian,…

Best of Krakow part 1 – Cafe culture

It is not all about coffee, mind you. It is mostly about mood, conversation, people watching, desserts, and when the sun gets lower on the horizon, chilled beer and wine. We were lucky that the weather brought us instant summer temperatures all last week. Here is my very subjective “best of”…