Travelers interested in reading up about Wroclaw before heading there should consider putting the following books on their to-read-soon shelves:

  • “Culture Smart! Poland : A Quick Guide to Customs & Etiquette” by Greg Allen offers readers insight about the culture of Wroclaw and appropriate, as well as inappropriate, ways to behave during a vacation there. ( http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1558... ).

  • “Eat Smart in Poland: How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure” by Joan Peterson, David Peterson, S. V. Medaris ( http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0964... ) can help travelers get acclimated to the tastes of the foods which they are going to experience during their stay in Wroclaw.

  • “Lonely Planet Poland (Lonely Planet Poland )” by Krzysztof Dydynski is a comprehensive guide to traveling all throughout the area but it focuses specifically on Western Poland and provides extensive information specific to Wroclaw .

  • “Orphans of Versailles: The Germans in Western Poland 1918-1939” by Richard Blanke ( http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0813... ) which takes a look at the history of the area during the time between the two world wars.

  • “Revolution from Abroad: The Soviet Conquest of Poland's Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia” by Jan T. Gross ( http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0691... ) which is a historical study explaining about the lives of the people in Wroclaw and the surrounding area during the time of Soviet rule in the middle of the twentieth century.