Lit Up For Xmas

Lit Up For Xmas

Insider News 11 December 2018 0

And they’re on! This weekend marked the magic moment that the streets of Warsaw turned sparkly for Christmas, with approximately 4.5 million energy efficient, eco-friendly LED bulbs illuminating the town, along with 1,300 decorative elements that include light curtains, overhangs, icicles and free-standing decorations. Costing the city zł. 6.5... Read more
Museums Set For Revamp
Two of Warsaw’s biggest attractions are set to be revamped after announcing plans for tweaks and improvements. In the case of the capital’s Rising Museum, a new entrance and temporary exhibition space will be added by Nizio Design, the Praga-based firm credited with the museum’s original design. Even more... Read more
New Mural Hits Praga
No other artist currently active in Poland has demonstrated the same ability to captivate the public in quite the same manner as Tytus Brzozowski. But though primarily known for his surreal, Warsaw-inspired watercolors, the last few months have seen the artist expand his portfolio in a most literal sense.... Read more
Prudential Reopens
Warsaw’s landmark Prudential tower reopened at the start week, fifteen years after closing its doors to the public. Measuring 66-meters in height, the skyscraper was Poland’s tallest pre-war structure, and the second highest in Europe. Originally built to house Prudential’s Warsaw offices, as well as lavish apartments on the... Read more
WSJ Names Warsaw A Must Visit
Warsaw has been named as one of ‘the ten most intriguing travel destinations of 2019’ by the Wall Street Journal, with the publication citing the Polish capital’s cultural and culinary renaissance as prime reasons to visit. Both the Polin Museum of the History of Polish and the newly reopened... Read more
Piłsudski Returns!
A pre-war sculpture of Poland’s de-facto inter-war leader, Józef Piłsudski, has gone on show at Warsaw’s Kordegarda Gallery after being found festering and forgotten in the basement of the National Museum. Designed by the Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović, it was to serve as a prototype for a 25-meter tall... Read more
Songs Of Praise

Songs Of Praise

Insider News 25 October 2018 0

Having already sung the Polish national anthem with 20 expats and the former mayor, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Indian expat Razvi Hussaini plans to go a step further this year by raising 100 foreigners to sing the nation’s song alongside a select band of Polish VIPs. Slated to take place on... Read more
Nocny Market: The End
So it ends. Three years after reshaping the way Warsaw eats and meets, Nocny Market will be opening for one last hurrah this weekend before making way for the builders. Housed for the last few summers on the disintegrating platforms of Warszawa Głowna, a long overdue plan to revamp... Read more
Foiled Again

Foiled Again

Insider News 3 October 2018 0

An acclaimed artist has thrust himself back into the limelight with a project that has seen a dilapidated building in Warsaw’s Praga district handed a new lease of life after being clad entirely in aluminum tin foil. Found on Ząbkowska 9, the tenement dates from 1870 but has stood... Read more
Snap Chat

Snap Chat

Insider News 21 September 2018 0

Residents of a small town in south western Poland found themselves on red alert last week after rumors swept Świebodzice that a crocodile had been spotted prowling the streets. The palaver began after a photo was posted on social media showing a baby croc basking on a pavement and... Read more