Poland is a place of rich yet complicated history. One of its regions, called Galicia, is especially worth exploring, even though a modern Galicia map is not the one you will find. Let’s look into the history of Galicia!
Every nation has its symbols that make them recognizable worldwide. One of those symbols is the one from the flag of Poland, a white eagle often mistaken for a falcon due to the Polish Falcon society and other similar organizations. Let’s dig deeper to learn the difference between these two.
If you are a Polish American, or are close with people that are, you might want to learn more about the heritage of Polonia amerykańska. After all, not all people have had the chance to learn their family’s history. Zapraszamy (we invite you) to keep on reading!
The battle of Vienna or siege of Vienna in 1683 changed the course of European history forever. Fought against the Ottoman empire and led by Polish King Jan III Sobieski, this achievement forbid the Ottomans from taking over the continent.
Pope John Paul II - The Biography of the Vatican City State Sovereign. Pope John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope since the 16th Century, and the second longest serving in modern history, whose memory is cherished to this day.
The Polish town of Częstochowa takes care of one of the most precious relics of both the country, and the christian religion – an icon of the Virgin Mary, known as the Black Madonna or Our Lady of Czestochowa, housed in the Jasna Góra Monastery.