How to Choose the Best Direct-To-Consumer DNA Kit

It’s easier than ever to test your DNA for a variety of genetic factors, including health, ancestry, personality traits, and more. Whereas this groundbreaking technology was used in the past for mostly crime-solving and parental disputes, it is now on its way to becoming a multi-billion-dollar direct-to-consumer business. To get your DNA tested, you just have to sign up to one of the many companies offering these services, provide your DNA sample, and voilà: your
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How to look for the graves of your Polish ancestors online.

November is fast approaching, which in our culture is a month of reflection, the time when we remember the deceased members of our families. Unfortunately, not everyone has the opportunity to visit the graves of their ancestors, light a candle and say a prayer. The problem is especially for those who live far beyond Polish borders, but not only! Many of us do not know the exact burial place of our ancestors. Especially those who
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Why do we need maps in a genealogical research?

It might seem that maps when doing ancestors research are not a very useful attribute – after all, searching for ancestors is not a search for a buried treasure. Perhaps this does not apply to any genealogist passionate. Nevertheless I suppose that many of those who have decided on this journey, at a certain stage of the search, come to the conclusion that the maps are as necessary for the process as metrical records. In
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