Get to know the real Poland

We Know Poland better than most, after all, we are a team of expats and Polish natives.

We have been there, done that, and got the t shirt when it comes to knowing Poland. From opening bank accounts, to setting up your phone to getting your PESEL number we know how to get things done here in Poland. We are a team of expats and Polish people who help people like you make the most of your time here in Poland.

Poland stands against Big tech Censorship

Polish lawmakers are pushing for laws that will limit the power of social media giants to remove content or ban users. “There cannot be any censorship of the freedom of speech – freedom of speech and debate is the essence of democracy,” Polish Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro stated as he announced that on December 17 the government…

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Tesla expands into Poland

Making good on it’s August 2019 promise to expand into Poland, Tesla’s first official showroom and service center are now open just outside the capital city of Warsaw. As in other European markets, Tesla will only sell the Model 3, Model S and Model X. There are plans to offer the Model Y once the…

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Do I need to learn Polish to live in Poland?

Short answer no. You don’t have to learn Polish to live in Poland. Should you? Yes. In major cities like Warsaw, Wroclaw, Gdansk and Krakow you will find it easier to get by speaking just English. Who speaks English in Poland? The younger generation have a good level of Polish, especially if they grew up…

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How to: Get a Driving licence in Poland

Getting a driving licence in Poland is relatively straightforward, this guide will enable you to speed up that process so you can focus on learning to drive. Before we begin the guide, Poland, like many other countries in Europe drive on the right-hand side of the road. Drivers sit on the left-hand side of the…

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How to: Get fit walking, running or cycling in Poland.

If you’re hoping to get fit in Poland, you’ll want to walk, run or cycle. Poland has a large community of fitness fanatics who are very active throughout the summer and winter seasons. Walking, running and cycling are the most popular ways to get fit in Poland and with some of the most beautiful scenery…

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Guide: Getting a PESEL number in Poland

One of the most important things to do if you plan to stay in Poland, for longer than 30 days, is to obtain a PESEL number. It’s much easier to get a PESEL number these days than it was some years ago, especially now that the Polish government have opted to streamline the process, you’ll…

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What is KnowPoland.com?

KnowPoland.com is for the people who are considering moving to Poland, visiting Poland or are already here and looking for help to navigate every day life here in Poland.

We hope to provide the answers to all of your questions in an easy to digest way. If you don’t see an answer to your questions you can reach out to us through our contact form, we are happy to give advice and may even write an article on the topic too.

We also try to include our real-life experiences that we have encountered, so it’s not just generic information without any substance.

We understand what it’s like moving to Poland and we know how important it is to get real information from real people who have made the move before.

We want KnowPoland.com to be the first-place people think of when they have a question about Poland, a website you can recommend to your friends if they want to know more about Poland.

We are also able to refer you to and recommend services in Poland, ones which we have used ourselves and continue to use, we never recommend something we haven’t tried ourselves.

A great place to start is inside the how to section of this website.

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