Almost every European country has its own hidden jewels and Poland is no exception! Well, Krakow is not so hidden anymore as it has become a popular destination recently, but it is a real jewel for sure. It’s the second-largest city in Poland and it’s located in the southern part of the country. What makes it so special is the perfect mix of remains of medieval culture and new, modern times. All of this will make you feel like you’re in a fairytale and constantly travelling between different realms. No wonder working remotely in Krakow will be a unique and magical experience for you.
Digital nomads are mostly delighted to have an excellent internet connection and many free WiFi spots in Krakow, as well as awesome places to work from. You can choose from a wide variety of coworking spaces, with affordable monthly packages. Their working hours will definitely suit your needs, whatever they are, as some of them are open 24/7, such as Bioro. Access to a kitchen is usually included in the price, as well as the fuel you’ll need to focus – coffee or tea. Some of Krakow’s coworking spaces are also dog-friendly!
According to foreigners’ experiences, Krakow is a safe city and it’s fun to be there. Nightlife may not be one of Krakow’s main strengths, but if you’re into culture and you feel inspired by architecture, don’t miss the Wawel Royal Castle, a wonderful medieval royal castle museum complex. It simply needs to be on your sightseeing list, as well as the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the oldest salt mines in the world. Its underground lakes and tunnels are definitely worth checking out. What you’re going to love about walking around Krakow is the fact that it’s not crowded and most people speak English, so you can find your way around even if you don’t have a map.
The cost of living
Life in Krakow seems to be pretty affordable. If you have a decent job, you can definitely enjoy eating out, leisure activities and shopping whenever you feel like it.
🥘 Dinner for two in a mid-range restaurant – 18 to 27 €
🍻 Draught beer (domestic, 0.5 liter) – 1.15 to 2.30 €
🛵 One-way ticket (local transport) – 0.69 to 0.92 €
💻 Internet – 9.20 to 16 €
⚽ Fitness club (1 month) – 18 to 30 €
🏠 1 bedroom apartment (outside of centre) – 275 to 460 €
Krakow has everything – from 7th to 21st century. History, art, fun, work and nature. It’s one of the most fascinating cities in Poland and it’s waiting for you to discover your favourite corner somewhere among its colourful, lively streets. It will feel like home in no time.