Wanderlust in Warsaw

 

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Even the doorsteps in Warsaw are pretty!

 

This was one gem that magically appeared on my roster (by some miracle) that I was definitely not swapping! Warsaw, Poland. Even thought people sent me some awesome offers (Geneva, Lisbon, Vienna…), I know that I won’t always be able to operate this flight as the aircraft type will change back, and then I would’ve missed out! (we can’t have that now, can we?!) I love European flights as it is, but I was especially pleased on this one as I’ve never been before, and I was going straight on my leave afterwards! It ย oesn’t get much better than that!

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The old town (that isn’t actually old)

 

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An almost full loadย with lots of vodkas being ordered and not very much English being spoken made for a very busy flight! The time passed quickly and before I knew it we were whisked out of the airport and onto the bus, for a short ride to the hotel, which was breathtaking. After a quick shower/ change/ Skype, most of the economy crew and a few of the business class met up and Matt, our Polish native, took us around the city. Our first stop, of course, was food. We down the main street, and it was lovely! Matt took us to a traditional restaurant, where we indulged in fried perogies (dumplings) filled with spinach and goat’s cheese, sheep’s cheese and also traditional cabbage and pork. They sound a bit gross, but trust me they were delicious!

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Assorted fried perogies with “gravy”

 

 

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I was bullied into having a beer which I barely touched, but luckily the others were thirsty! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Afterwards we wandered around, ate ice cream, took pictures and enjoyed the sunny European afternoon. The next stop was the mall, which we had to catch a metro to. This was great fun as I managed to spot a Westie and spent the whole train ride patting him! Such gorgeous dogs ๐Ÿ™‚ After a quick food shop, we retired back to the hotel to rest after a busy day that began at 2am! All in all, a lovely place to visit with a great crew, an amazing way to start ย my holidays, yay!

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It’s important to always leave room for dessert!

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Such a pretty city!

3 thoughts on “Wanderlust in Warsaw

  1. So glad to read that someone considers Warsaw a gem! I come from Poland ๐Ÿ˜‰ And that picture in front of a church reminds me of the time I had just arrived for my Open Day, found the hotel and was having coffee on that church’s doorsteps to wake up a bit and calm my nerves. Enjoy your holiday!

  2. Hi!! I’m an italian girl and I’ve had my final interview last week, so I’m hoping to get the golden call soon ๐Ÿ™‚ I have a question and I was wondering if you could help me out: let’s say I get the job and I arrive in Dubai in March.. Will it be possible for me to go home for one day (/12 hours) in November? I have to graduate from university but they’ll tell me the exact date about 7-10 days before. Do you think it’ll be a problem?
    (I would graduate in July if I could, but I know that you can’t leave Dubai for 6 months after you arrive -right?)

    Thank you & good job with your blog! I’ve been reading your posts for a couple of days now and I’m hooked! The make me want to leave right now ๐Ÿ™‚

    Ciao from Rome! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Hi Eli,
      Congratulations on making it this far! ๐Ÿ™‚ There is a 6th month probationary period in which you cannot swap your roster, or leave the country on your days off. Hypothetically, once this finishes you may swap onto a flight home or bid for days off to go home for however long your roster allows you to.Thanks very much for the kind words, I will keep up the posts, best of luck! Ci vediamo ๐Ÿ™‚

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