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First class tour with Slawomir

Slawomir, Jim and I would like to sincerely thank you for the wonderful time you gave us both, in... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Catvic65
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Hanoi
encyclopedia with personality,!

Slawomir was a true professional giving us great suggestions and being very accommodating from... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2018
Jeanie G
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Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
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Experienced tour guides, genealogical researchers and translators offering customized guided tours, for individuals and groups, with a focus on Polish heritage, WW2 and the Holocaust. We also do family heritage tours and genealogical research in the State archives and specific towns and village around Poland. We translate civil records and other documents from Russian and Polish into English.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lublin, Poland
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Slawomir, Jim and I would like to sincerely thank you for the wonderful time you gave us both, in showing us Lublin/Warsaw through the eyes of a local person who is proud of their city and what it has to offer. For your patience and...More

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Slawomir N, Owner at DoorToPoland, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you so much, Catriona and Jim! In return, I would like to recommend your as the best tourists a guide can have: interested in the sights and their history, friendly and easy-going. I hope you and I will manage to find more clues about...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Slawomir was a true professional giving us great suggestions and being very accommodating from before we left home through our trip this was a combo business trip and meeting newly found family. Slav was full of history and interesting details of the places we visited...More

1  Thank Jeanie G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Slav is an excellent guide with an in-depth knowledge of Poland. He can easily design a tour for you if you give him a broad outline of your interests. Alternatively, if you have a specific plan he can put together a tour for you and...More

2  Thank Bryan B
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Slawomir N, Manager at DoorToPoland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Bryan, thank you very much! Travelling and talking with you is always great and very inspiring.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I went on a two day tour of sites of historic interest in the region south of Lublin, planned in detail by Slawomir based on my general request. Slawomir was very friendly, proficient in English, a skilled driver, and had excellent knowledge of both the...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Slav helped me find my ancestors, my people, and myself during a recent visit to Poland. He understands that for those of us who are interested in genealogy, knowing where we come from helps us understand where we are going. I am American by birth,...More

1  Thank DWTST
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

My wife and I have traveled quite extensively in Europe and have used guides in most cities. Slav, by far, is the best guide we have ever had. We are very interested in the Holocaust and he treated us to two full days of discovering...More

1  Thank da330
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Dear Slav, We deeply appreciate your guidance and the efforts you have made to help us find documents and information about our parents. I am sure we would not have been able to find it by ourselves and we are very grateful for that. The...More

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Slawomir N, Owner at DoorToPoland, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you! It was a great experience to meet you, get to know your family history and visit your ancestral towns. I hope that you and other family members will visit Poland again some time in the future.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Slav is the best guide ever, hands down. He does his homework meticulously and constantly and his knowledge of Jewish Poland is rather remarkable. I engaged Slav's very reasonably-priced services for a 4-day trip through the Lublin and Zamosc regions, where my father's family's came...More

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Slawomir N, Owner at DoorToPoland, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. It was a great experience and honor to work on your family history and to meet you. Best wishes, Slav

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

When other plans to arrange an English- and Polish-speaking guide in Poland fell through, I scrambled to find an alternative. Had I known about DoorToPoland, it would have been my first choice! Slav was quick to respond to last-minute requests for a guide in Lublin...More

2  Thank oneoffive105
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Slav is by far the best tour-guide and interpreter I've ever had. Plain and simple. I have never in my entire life been more satisfied with a service provided ever. Slav is an incredibly knowledgeable, compassionate and kind man who truly cares about helping his...More

2  Thank Max H
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Dusia L
14 May 2017|
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Response from Slawomir N | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. You should spend at least one full day in Lublin but two days or more would be better. Must-sees (minimum time needed for the visit): Old Town and Castle (2-3 hours), exhibition at Grodzka... More
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