For some reason, prior to my most recent trip, I had never entertained the idea of holidaying in Poland. Nothing against the place, it’s just not somewhere on my list of places to visit before I die.

I am aware that Poland is a place, it has a rich cultural history and I know plenty of people for whom it is home. It just always seemed to slip below the radar when I would look at holidays. This is also because I don’t really go on that many holidays.

That being said, after spending a few days in the city of Gdansk, I insist that you drop everything you are doing right now (unless it’s literally a matter of life and death, that you may continue) and figure out a way to get there.

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