Visiting the Kraków Salt Mines and Castle

In the Spring of 2018 Ivan and I made a trip through Germany, Poland and Czechia. On this trip we stayed a few days in Kraków and after we had visited the infamous death camps of Oświęcim (Auschwitz) we decided for some lighter items to fill our next day.

Crossing Silesia by train

After our stay at the Holiday Inn Dresden and exploring the city of Dresden, it was time to continue our trip eastwards to Krakow in Poland. The fastest routes either go via Warsaw or Prague, but we decided on travelling on the classic route over Gorlitz and Wroclaw.

From Antwerp to Dresden by train

In May Ivan and I undertook another epic rail journey to Poland and Czechia in Eastern Europe. The first leg of this journey took us from our hometown of Antwerp towards the German city of Dresden. Dresden is located close to the Czech and Polish borders in Eastern Germany. I’ve always wanted to visit Dresden…

Holiday Inn Krakow City Centre

The Holiday Inn Krakow City Centre is located right next to the old town of Krakow, just across from the park with most sights and attractions in walking distance. The station is also only a 20 minutes’ walk away, right next to big shopping centre. The Hotel itself consists of an old building repurposed as…

Novotel Katowice Centrum

Even though the name of the Novotel Katowice Centrum makes it sound like it is located in the centre, it is actually located right outside the centre behind the University and along the a main road opposite the Silesian museum. This location is ideal of you are travelling by car, but when you come by…