drowning of Marzanna.

Toss Her In! Why the Poles Drown Marzanna

Poles are so hardcore that they actually kill death…EVERY YEAR! This week marks the beginning of spring and the end of all that nasty, cold, winter weather…hopefully. Traditionally in Poland, this was the time for a Polish custom known as the drowning of Marzanna. Who’s Marzanna, and why do the Poles want to drown her? You…

Men fighting over chick

Five Brothers + One Woman=Trouble

Men can be stupid and naive when it comes to women. They can also be very jealous when they perceive another man as a threat. We often hear on the news that one guy fought another guy, or committed some horrible crime, because of a girl. You may have heard of the Trojan War, a…

Rusałka

Rusałka: The “Crazy Chick” of Poland

It’s pleasant to imagine walking through the woods and meeting a gorgeous maiden sitting by the riverside with a wreath in her hair, smiling radiantly as the sunlight shimmers on her face. There’s just one problem. That beautiful girl in the woods could actually be a Rusałka, and you don’t want to mess with that piece…