Suwałki, that’s where my story begins

Have you ever been to Poland? Have you ever been to northeastern Poland?

Why not?! 🙂

Having ‘Travel’ in the menu I couldn’t not start with the place I was born in.

Let me also convince you that’s the place worth visiting in your life.

Train Station

Suwałki is a town in northeastern Poland where around 70,000 people live.

Town Hall

I have no idea what car they are driving and what they’re saying in German, but you can take here a little drive around Suwałki:

Once a year, you can participate in:

No, not all the people there listen to Blues, not only.

Suwałki has a very strong and patriotic rap scene:

Have you heard about the movie “Katyń” which was nominated for Oscar? It was directed by Andrzej Wajda who was born in Suwałki, who actually won the Academy Award in 2000.

This beautiful town is located in Suwalszczyzna, I know it’s a difficult word, in English you can just say Suwałki Region.

In Suwałki Region you can find some breathtaking parks:

You can find there the deepest lake in Poland:


It’s one of my favourite spots:

John Paul II?

He was there, it was one of his favorite places:



You’ve heard about Vikings, but do you know about Yotvingians?


We’re still in Suwalszczyzna 😉
Nope, that’s not Holland, that’s very near Suwałki

If you’d like to visit this beautiful place on the planet and you have no one there, I’d recommend you Cisowe Sioło as a very nice place to stay during your visit.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask a girl from Suwałki! 🙂


I’ll turn around and answer ;).

So when you’re going there?

Find me on social media 🙂 :


114 thoughts on “Suwałki, that’s where my story begins

  1. I saw this post and I was like wow Ula is born in Poland, Didn’t know that the first time when I visited your blog. Today I was surfing some blogs and landed on yours again and then I saw Suwalki in the Travelsection haha
    I have Polish roots also, I speak Polish what about you ? Mowisz po Polsku ? Podoba mi sie Twoj blog, piszes o duzo rzeczach – Pozdrawiam

    ps : w Suwalkach jescze nie bylem:)

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