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Going Down: Top Caves, Mines & Underground Destinations in Europe

Ben Cruachan, also known as The Hollow Mountain, in Scotland

I don’t know if it is due to my mother coming from a mining area, visiting underground mines or caves at a young age, or my own technical work experience gained at mines in Germany and Mongolia, but I like going underground. Caverns, mines, tunnels…you name it! Some of these trips have been pretty spectacular … Read More

Top 5 Excursions in Krakow, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine near Krakow, Poland

Based on my experience visiting Krakow and its environs over nearly 20 years, here are my Top 5 Krakow excursions in and near the city. Some you’d expect, some surprises, but all are entertaining — and a couple are even worth doing repeatedly 😉 Top 5 Krakow Excursions   1.   Auschwitz (Oswiecim in Polish) … Read More

Top 5 Restaurants in Krakow, Poland

Home of the best Polish food in Krakow

Searching for delicious Krakow restaurants? Presenting the first of my three Krakow “Top 5” lists. After years of visiting Poland, I’ve spent plenty of time eating my way around not just Krakow but the entire country. Truthfully I’m looking forward to patronizing these delicious eateries again very soon myself, when I visit Krakow again in … Read More