Dated 31 July 2015, the letter which was found hidden on New Year’s Day among rocks and old logs on the Croatian island of Pag began: "I am Marysia, and I am Monia. We live in Poland, near Kraków." Now the woman who found the letter would like to meet them.
Rated by National Geographic as one of the Top Ten urban beaches in the world, TFN’s Jo Harper heads to the east bank of Warsaw to learn how justified the plaudits really are.
The 2-metre-long mammal weighing 50kg appeared on the beach in Łazy, close to the seaside resort of Mielno.
A night's stay on Poland's Baltic coast is more expensive than visiting the Adriatic this year due to a short holiday season and limited accommodation places, an analyst from the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) has told PAP.
Holidaymakers in Sopot were alerted to the girl’s absence when members of the seaside resort’s Water Rescue team appeared and began scouring the shore.
Introduced in the coastal town of Mielno, the cone-shaped ashtrays are designed to be filled with sand to weigh them down and then folded up and thrown in the bin when finished with.
Initially seen as being an eyesore and hinderance to beach-goers when work began in April, the pipe which is being used to extract silt from the seabed has now become a welcome place to rest, pose for selfies and party.
The report from European Best Destinations said that with Poland having up to 20 times fewer virus cases than in the most affected countries of Western Europe, Hel was "a paradise on earth."
In an effort to escape the crowds on the Baltic coast, TFN searches for stretches of coastline where few people tread the sand.
Once upon time Kraków had a popular beach opposite Wawel, now activists say it is time for the sand to return.