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Hungary Poland Reviews Transport

Night Sleeper Train to Budapest from Krakow

July 17, 2009

Night Train to Budapest from Krakow From some online forum posts, we expected that tickets for the night train from Krakow to Budapest will cost more than 90 Euros. ...


ul. Kanonicza and Galeria Krakowska

July 16, 2009

ul. Kanonicza (Oldest Street in Krakow) The picturesque Kanonicza Street ends just at the foot of the hilltop Wawel Castle and used to constitute the last and most glorious...

Food Poland Reviews

Krakow Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa Lunch

July 15, 2009

Pod Wawelem (At the Foot of the Castle) Kompania Kuflowa Just a ten minute walk from the Dragon’s Den, the Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa was another restaurant highly recommended...


Krakow Wawel Castle and Smok Wawelski

July 14, 2009

As our night train to Budapest depart at 10.15pm, we left our luggage at Greg and Tom’s reception (check-out time: 10am) before proceeding to Wawel Castle. Getting Around Krakow...

Featured Food Poland Reviews

Krakow U Babci Maliny Dinner Review

July 13, 2009

U Babci Maliny Restaurant This restaurant is highly recommended by Greg and Tom hostel staff.  It is very easy to get to – from Barbakan, walk straight towards the...

Featured Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

July 12, 2009

Wieliczka Salt Mine The Wieliczka Salt Mine had been producing table salt since the 13th century.  Active mining was discontinued in 1996 due to low salt prices and mine...

Featured Poland

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp

July 11, 2009

Cracow City Tours Auschwitz and the Wieliczka Salt Mine can actually be visited using local public transport.  Guides can also be separately hired at these venues.  You will spend...

Featured Poland

Krakow Rynek Glowny (Marketplace), Sukiennice (Cloth Hall)

July 10, 2009

Krakow Rynek Glowny (Main Marketplace) Rynek Główny is a medieval square at the heart of the Krakow Old City.  It is the biggest medieval marketplace in the world with...


Krakow Royal Way – Barbakan, Florian Gate, Florianska

July 9, 2009

Barbakan Barbakan was built in the 15th century as the biggest European defense building of its kind.  The Gothic Barbakan was meant to defend the Florian Gate.  The Barbakan...

Accommodation Poland Reviews

Krakow Greg and Tom Hostel Review

July 8, 2009

Greg and Tom Hostel, Krakow We stayed 2 nights at Greg and Tom Hostel in Krakow.  We chose to stay in their new “hostel” – Greg and Tom Hostel...