Category: Lifestyle

  • ‘Toilet signs for ladies and gentlemen. Which symbol?’

    ‘Toilet signs for ladies and gentlemen. Which symbol?’

    A foreign tourist coming to Poland may be a bit surprised when heading to the restroom in a restaurant or club. The symbols for the women’s and men’s toilets in the form of a cross and a circle are quite unique to our region of the world. Even Poles often don’t know which door is…

  • What symbols bring luck?

    What symbols bring luck?

    What symbols bring luck? Humanity has believed in various magical symbols that were said to bring luck to their owners for centuries. Here is a list of the most popular symbols along with an explanation of their origins. Horseshoe The belief in a lucky horseshoe dates back to ancient times, most likely from the early…

  • ‘How long does a semester last in university?’

    ‘How long does a semester last in university?’

    Full-time, evening, and part-time studies are divided into two semesters separated by an exam session and a break between semesters. We distinguish between the winter and summer semester. They last slightly shorter than school semesters because in Poland students have longer holidays than pupils (besides July and August, September is also a month free from…

  • How important is a prescription?

    How important is a prescription?

    How long is a prescription valid? How long is a prescription valid? Most prescriptions, both paper and electronic, are valid for 30 days. However, it’s important to note that this doesn’t always mean a full month of validity. For example, if you receive a prescription on May 15th, it will be valid until June 14th…

  • ‘Creative Gifts for Him for Christmas’

    ‘Creative Gifts for Him for Christmas’

    This is your last chance to order Christmas gifts. If you still can’t find the perfect present, we invite you to browse our gift guide. Among this year’s suggestions, there is no shortage of ideal gifts for every man. Men’s Wallet as a Gift – The Christmas Classic Men’s wallets can be considered a true…

  • Is Smoking a Sin?

    Is Smoking a Sin?

    Many religious smokers wonder if they are doing something wrong in light of the teachings of the Church. Is smoking a sin? Let’s find out. Is smoking cigarettes a sin? Although the Bible is the primary source of teachings for every Catholic, it does not address all aspects of life, especially those concerning the modern…

  • Where to dispose of styrofoam used for home appliances, food, and construction?

    Where to dispose of styrofoam used for home appliances, food, and construction?

    Polystyrene is primarily known as an insulation material in construction and as a protective packaging for household appliances. Especially after purchasing and unpacking various appliances, we wonder where to dispose of polystyrene from household appliances. It is worth noting that polystyrene, classified as waste, is divided into construction polystyrene and packaging polystyrene. The latter is…

  • ‘Thank you to parents. How to show them your gratitude?’

    ‘Thank you to parents. How to show them your gratitude?’

    Parents are the most important people in our lives, always standing by our side and supporting us in difficult times. They have dedicated their lives to ensure us the best possible future. Therefore, it is important to show them gratitude for their sacrifice and the love they give us. In this article, we will present…

  • “The Most Common Eye Color of Poles”

    “The Most Common Eye Color of Poles”

    Have you ever wondered which eye color is the most popular in the world? Well, according to statistics, brown eyes are present in as much as 90% of people worldwide. It is definitely the most common iris color, making it dominant on a global scale. Brown Eyes: Dominant Color in Different Parts of the World…