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St Dominic’s Fair in Gdansk

St Dominic’s Fair in Gdansk

Every year in the Old Town of Gdansk the St Dominic’s Fair is held. It’s a market and cultural festival that lasts for three weeks from the end of July to the end of August. The market dates back over 756 years and in recent years seems to be getting bigger and bigger. In 2016, the […]

Krakow – Bonarka City Centre

Krakow – Bonarka City Centre

Despite it’s rather confusing name, the Bonarka City Centre is the actual name of the shopping mall and technically is not in the city centre ! It is however, Krakow’s largest shopping mall with 91,000 square metres of retail space and over 270 shops and restaurants providing plenty of retail therapy options for the weary […]

Warsaw – Arkadia

Warsaw – Arkadia

Warsaw has an abundance of shopping malls and Arkadia is arguably the most popular. One of the largest shopping malls in Central Europe at over 287,000 square metres you can expect to find practically anything at Arkadia. The place even has it’s own micro brewery which brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “shop […]

Gdynia Orłowo – Klif Shopping Centre

Gdynia Orłowo – Klif Shopping Centre

Arguably the Klif shopping centre in the Orłowo district of Gdynia has the best location of most shopping malls in the country. Located just a few minutes walk from the beach and promenade and nestled amongst one of the most exclusive residential areas of the Tri City lies Klif shopping centre. One of the very first […]

Gdynia – Riviera Centre

Gdynia – Riviera Centre

Althought the tri-city area of Gdynia, Sopot and Gdansk covers a relatively small area it happens to possess three large scale shopping malls. The Centrum Riviera covers over 70,000 square metres making it almost twice the size of the Galeria Bałtycka in Gdansk. Only built at the end of 2013 the Riviera Centre showcases all […]

Polish price comparisons

Polish price comparisons

Hopefully you will have read our guide to Polish currency and are now comfortable enough to spend, spend, spend so here is a short guide as to how some prices in Poland compare with the UK. UK Average Price Poland Average Price Cigarettes Marlboro Gold Original x 20 £9.30 £3.00 Camel Blue x 20 £9.69 £2.83 Petrol […]

Gdansk – Galeria Bałtycka

Gdansk – Galeria Bałtycka

Not the biggest shopping mall in the area anymore but it’s central location makes it very popular with locals and tourists. The Galeria Bałtycka is approximately 40,000 square metres in size and is handily served by both buses and trams with public transport stopping right outside the centre. If you’re in Gdansk and you enjoy […]

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