Europe · Poland

Customs for Palm Sunday in Poland

The Sunday before Easter is called Palm Sunday, because entering into Jerusalem, Jesus was greeted by the crowd with the palm leaves – the sign of a victory. In Poland, symbolic ‘palms’ are usually prepared of willow branches with catkins and adorned with evergreen leaves, dried flowers, and ribbons. They are tall and colorful. Nowadays… Continue reading Customs for Palm Sunday in Poland

Central America · Mexico

Bacalar Lagoon is a top holiday destination in Mexico

Bacalar is a laid back town in Yucatan, by the lake of the same name, which looks like the sea due to it’s turquoise water. The blue lagoon provides plenty of activities, it’s surrounded by green mangroves far from the madding crowd. In town there are many choices of small hotels, family run restaurants and… Continue reading Bacalar Lagoon is a top holiday destination in Mexico