From Africa to Poland…

Poland is facing a huge problem regarding the labor supply. The consequences of a sudden drop in labor supply are disastrous for a country. The main solution to this problem is attracting immigrants, which has already been adopted by Western European countries.  Polish government officials publicly expressed that they must adopt the same solution and…

Dating a Polish woman

I met a beautiful girl. What shouldn’t I do? She is Polish. Does it matter? It probably does matter for someone from a completely different cultural background. However, men and women come from different planets anyways, so even if you were Polish it would not necessarily allow you to understand your new date better. There…

The Polish Way of Creating Bonds and Memories

“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.”   Scott Fitzgerald One does not have to drink alcoholic beverages to socialize. It used to be almost mandatory in the past in Poland, but nowadays there is no real pressure on anyone to drink (unless they are in…

Polish Peculiarities (part 1)

I had to fight like hell to convince people I was beautiful in my own Polish half-breed way. Janice Dickinson I am trying to find an answer to the question of what makes a person very Polish. If I see a person who is excessively gesticulating I would immediately think that it must be someone…

Expats in Poland

“Don’t start living tomorrow, tomorrow never arrives. Start working on your dreams and ambitions today”. Foreign expats in Poland are a valuable source of information. Although their opinions are subjective and their experiences individual, their perceptions have some similar points. It is worth finding out how the reality looks though their eyes. Why? Because  the…