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Stacey’s Final Blog

Final Blog: Observations A recent project of mine was to create a country report for doing business in Poland. This was to follow the guidelines of the popular book series “Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands,” which gives country reports of … Continue reading

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Stacey’s Christmas

I’ve said before that to really experience a culture, the best time is during the holidays. This idea proved to be true during Christmas this past year. Marcin’s family was kind enough to open their home and show me a … Continue reading

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Stacey’s Return to Poland

I finally made it back! After the short 3 months back home in the US, I have returned to Poland. It’s amazing the scents and scenery that seem so familiar and missed. I have noticed certain smells bring flashbacks to … Continue reading

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Study Tour 2014

11-Day Study Tour to Poland and the Czech Republic   Would you like to see the best of Poland and the Czech Republic in 11 days? Join our 2014 study tour! The tour includes accommodation, airport transfers, a bilingual resident … Continue reading

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Stacy Garske’s Travel Log 9

A Day in Poland We are at the end of my first semester in Poland – how time flew!  The experience has brought many new ideas and ways of living.  I felt that to cover most of the adjustments, it … Continue reading

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Bieszczady

  With an extended weekend due to Corpus Christi, we decided to head for the Polish mountains. Bieszczady is a mountain range which runs through Poland, Ukraine and Slovakia.. The trip began on Wednesday night (Marcin’s birthday) from Krakow. We … Continue reading

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Stacy Garske’s Travel Log 7

Scotland Blog   When presented with a week off of work and school due to Poland’s observance of Labor Day (May 1) and Constitution day (May 3), Marcin and I decided to explore Scotland. We flew from Katowice, Poland to … Continue reading

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Stacy Garske’s Travel Log 6

Zakopane, Poland Recently, I visited the “winter capital of Poland.” The city of Zakopane, which is famous for its mountainous landscape, is located in the Southern part of Poland. We took the three hour drive from Sosnowiec to Zakopane mid-day … Continue reading

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Stacy Garske’s Travel Log 5

Easter in Poland   While every day is a new learning experience of the Polish culture, participating in the Easter traditions was among the most rewarding and fruitful.  We began Good Friday by not eating meat. With most of the … Continue reading

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Stacey’s Travel Log 4

Thanks to the offer from Study Abroad Compass, I was able to explore more countries and cities in Europe during my study abroad experience.  The weekend expedition was originally planned for the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava. However, due to the … Continue reading

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