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
Save The Date: Slow Weekend
Dubbed ‘the slowest fair this winter’, find the best of Polish fashion and design presented inside a post-industrial complex in the heart of Praga Południe. Placing an emphasis on creativity, over 300 niche brands will gather to offer original designs, clothing, eco cosmetics and accessories. Featuring plenty of products... Read more
Xmas Travel: Poznań

Xmas Travel: Poznań

Features 20 December 2017 0

Lined with handsome merchants’ houses, the historic core is a gem to behold. Beyond that, a range of new wave museums, artsy installations, bars and restaurants have swept the town, reflecting its transition into a dynamic conurbation. Stay The city’s status as a place of business means there’s no... Read more
Xmas Markets

Xmas Markets

FeaturesShopping 15 December 2017 0

Old Town With over 60 separate stalls, this one’s the biggie: coiling around ul. Podwale, find dozens of dinky timber chalets specializing in seasonal clutter: hand-carved cats, sinister marionettes, daft woolly hats and sheepskin attire that’s fit for a shepherd. For the full immersion, don’t leave without a bag... Read more
Xmas Travel: Kraków

Xmas Travel: Kraków

Features 11 December 2017 0

Tourist trap? You bet! Even so, Kraków’s rise to the top table of European weekend breaks has not been without reason. Come Christmas, it’s hard to resist the spell of her sprawling Old Town. Stay Numbered in the gazillions, the choice of hotels is bewildering. Thrusting art & culture... Read more
Xmas Travel: Wrocław

Xmas Travel: Wrocław

Features 8 December 2017 0

Entwined within a tangle of ribboning rivers, Wrocław is a place of soaring spires and tight, cobbled alleys. Known by some as ‘the city of a hundred bridges’, this stunning town enchants all who visit. Stay The historic Monopol, a swank ensemble of marble, walnut and modern trimmings, is... Read more
Countdown To Christmas!
Let the Christmas countdown begin! December 2nd has been earmarked as the day Warsaw flicks the switch on its festive lights, and while no specific hour had been officially confirmed at press time, it’s widely believed that 5 p.m. will be the magic moment that the streets will turn... Read more
Lights Out!

Lights Out!

Insider News 3 February 2017 0

Enjoy them while you can – this Sunday marks the last of the Christmas lights! Over 20 kilometers of seasonal illuminations lit up Warsaw this year, making this the biggest ever display of festive illuminations that the capital has ever seen. Despite this, City Hall has announced that, thanks... Read more
Carp(e) Diem

Carp(e) Diem

Features 24 December 2016 0

With carp scaring the living daylights out of most, herring becomes an unlikely hero on Christmas Eve. Too bad that, in the words of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, much of it comes “pickled in brutally acidic vinegar, which obliterates their oily succulence and flavor.” Instead, try marinating your own, while also... Read more
The Christmas Spire!
The spirit of Christmas has touched down on Pl. Europejski with Warsaw’s newest urban square presenting a dizzy headrush of cascading colors and glimmering illuminations. Thick with the festive scent of mulled wine and seasonal food, Pl. Europejski’s Christmas contribution goes further to include an ice rink and a... Read more