Month

June 2012
This short video (shot entirely on June 8, 2012) encapsulates the festive nature of Warsaw during the opening day of the Euro 2012 football (soccer) championships. Co-hosting with Ukraine, Poland’s capital city was well prepared for guests ensuring plenty of public transportation for fans to get to the big game, and open areas with large...
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Read this New York Times article entitled Up Close, but Doing No Harm that discusses the importance of working with eco-certified tour operators. “While tourism is a vital source of income for many developing countries, it can also result in pollution, deforestation, inefficient energy use and cultural exploitation,” said Ronald Sanabria, vice president of sustainable...
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Euro 2012 Krakow, Rynek Główny, Cloth Hall in Background
Our family visit to Poland earlier this month came about because we had the opportunity to attend the opening game of Euro 2012 (Poland versus Greece) in Warsaw. While it was a thrilling match (not just because I’m Greek and my husband is Polish) in a pretty city, I found Warsaw to be too austere...
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It’s just about time for the start of one of the most hallowed traditions in football (aka soccer for us Americans). It’s time for UEFA’s Euro 2012 and the host countries of Poland and Ukraine are ready to showcase their stadiums, culture and sportsmanship to the world. Specifically for Poland, the host cities are Warsaw,...
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