Travel: Spring Spa Recharge
For Lux Recharge Masuria Arte Looking perfect and pristine in its white-on-white colors, there’s a purity to Arte that realigns the soul. The regionally accented accommodation is swank but engaging with earthy, little touches that add a ‘sense of place’. Hemmed in by billiard green lawns and rippling lakes,... Read more
Review: Mikkeller
When news first filtered through that Mikkeller were opening a bar in Warsaw there was that brief little moment akin to a déjà vu. “Remember BrewDog,” we all muttered as one. A cautionary tale if ever there was, BrewDog’s foray into Warsaw stands out as the most spectacular example... Read more
Elements Of Warsaw: Fire
No pyro, no party! A public manifestation around these parts just isn’t the same without an arsenal of flares being let off in the air. Whether it’s at an anti-government parade, or an Independence Day rally, the locals don’t need any prompting to reach for the flares. No-one, however,... Read more
On A Pedestal: Nike
Resilient, courageous, combative and triumphant, the figure of Nike is all these and more. Standing at the intersection of Nowy Przejazd and Solidarności, the Greek Goddess of Victory (you didn’t think we were referring to the sneaker firm, did you?), is also arguably the city’s most misunderstood monument. Certainly,... Read more
Travel: Spring Break
Whether Poland’s enjoying the first cracks of sunlight or still entombed under ice, March promises much when it comes to a sneaky weekend break… Mountain Views 1050 Apartments No matter what time of year it is, getting down Zakopane’s main drag usually requires the aggressive use of a meat... Read more
Travel: Podgórze

Travel: Podgórze

Features 23 February 2018 0

BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Podgórze: Kraków’s left rump hasn’t always reveled in the healthiest of reputations. A friend of mine lived there for a while around about the start of the millennium and had a habit of calling it ‘the land of flying knives’. “It’s... Read more
Review: Pink Lobster
The Place Swank and stylish. The door clatters shut to divulge a long, narrow space of tall palm fronds and marble finishes underneath soaring ceilings that seem to stretch on forever. Bursts of flamingo pink color lend a dapper sense of dazzle to this polished-looking venue. The Chef If... Read more
Romancing Warsaw

Romancing Warsaw

Features 13 February 2018 0

With Valentine’s Day upon us, the Insider finds 14 ideas for both that special day and beyond…   For… something classic Under a crisp powdering of snow, elegant Łazienki Park is the seminal winter stroll. But it is a fool that forgets ul. Agrykola that cuts down her side:... Read more
Review: Bistro Pod Sowami
The Area Disclosure: ask me to think of Old Praga and I think of half-wrecked buildings with foul-smelling corridors leading to dark, squalid courtyards. Sure, I’m no longer paranoid that I’ll get my throat cut at every turn, but that’s hardly an endorsement. But the truth is, change is... Read more
Art From The Other Side
Now showing at the Museum of Modern Art, a startling exhibition that reveals the post-war connection between the artists of South America and their Iron Curtain counterparts… Frequently marginalized in terms of its wider importance, the Kinetic and Op Art movement first emerged in the 1950s as a reaction... Read more

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