- Impressive architecture
- Manageable city that was easy to walk and easy to navigate
- Strong sense of place – People know their history and are proud of their city
- Laid back vibe makes it easy to talk to locals
- Memorial at Westerplatte
- The Solidarity Exhibit at the National Museum of the Sea
- Beautiful sandy beaches and refreshing waters of the Baltic at Sopot were an easy train ride away
- Awesome, inexpensive, easy to use public transportation!