Museum of Warsaw: Revisited
Baffling, contradictory but also compelling, the Insider explores the new additions to the acclaimed Museum of Warsaw… BY STUART DOWELL | PHOTOS BY KEVIN DEMARIA The watercolor hawkers on the market square have been selling picturesque scenes of Old Town for years. In the future though, a typical scene... Read more
Travel: Kraków

Travel: Kraków

Features 10 July 2018 0

Poland’s biggest tourist trap? Certainly! But there’s a reason Kraków’s cobbled streets sink each summer under the collective weight of the visiting planet. A city of bewitching beauty and intriguing history, few places on earth possess the same magic potion that makes Kraków so special… BY ALEX WEBBER |... Read more
Polish Vodka Museum Opens!
The regeneration of Praga’s Koneser Factory took a significant step forward today with the official opening of the Polish Vodka Museum – allegedly the first museum of its kind anywhere in the world. Set inside a 19th century distillery that once kept both locals and occupying Russian troops supplied... Read more
Polin Reaches Landmark
A Polish couple from Szczecin are celebrating after being named the one millionth visitors to Polin, a.k.a The Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Aside from receiving lifetime passes to the museum, the pair have also earned themselves an all-expenses-paid trip to Tel Aviv. First opened to the... Read more
Notes: Legia Museum

Notes: Legia Museum

Blog 10 August 2017 0

First opened in 2006 as part of celebrations to mark Legia’s 90th birthday, this museum is a welcome distraction should you find yourself in the vicinity on a non-match day. Set underneath the Zyleta stand (where the team’s hardcore support traditionally gather), points of interest include the expected bank... Read more
Exhibition: Hungarian Love
The Confession: ethnographic museums tend to drive me to the brink of suicide. A journey into the slough of despond, they bring to mind cobwebbed chambers crowded with peasant rugs and burlap dresses. Booooring. The thing is, for the past few years or so Warsaw’s own ethnographic effort has... Read more
Museum of Warsaw

Museum of Warsaw

Features 11 July 2017 0

Poland’s charge towards the modern has come at a cost. From a cultural point of view, it’s meant numerous museums and galleries placing traditional values on the sacrificial altar and trading them for swank facilities festooned with gadgets, gimmicks and buttons you can press. The modern museum is no... Read more
Notes: Museum of Warsaw
Reopened (and re-branded) at the end of May, the Museum of Warsaw (formerly the Museum of the History of Warsaw), might have made a quieter splash than other recent-ish openings – for instance, Polin or the Chopin Museum – the early signs suggest that it’s long-term impact will be... Read more
Night of Museums (Part 4)
Polin ul. Anielewicza 6, polin.pl When the idea for Polin, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, was born, a small blue ohel appeared on the site. Around it, architectural renderings were placed outlining the ultimate vision. Despite the detail on these it all seemed somber and modest: not... Read more
Night of Museums 2017 (Part 1)
For the 14th year on the trot, the evening of May 20th will see Warsaw’s museums, galleries and assorted institutions fling their doors open as part of the city’s annual Night of Museums. Though queues – even in the unlikeliest venues – reach horrifying proportions, it’s one of those... Read more
Review: Tahina

Review: Tahina

Features Oct 17, 2018 0

Pera

Pera

Restaurants Oct 16, 2018 0

Nowa Fala

Nowa Fala

Going Out Oct 15, 2018 0

Notes: Bubbles

Notes: Bubbles

Blog Oct 13, 2018 0

Folk Gospoda

Folk Gospoda

Restaurants Jun 17, 2015 1

Posypane

Posypane

Restaurants Sep 9, 2018 1

The Roots

The Roots

Going Out Aug 12, 2016 3

Signature

Signature

Restaurants Apr 25, 2015 1

Keboom

Keboom

Restaurants Jun 7, 2018 1

Non’chalant

Non’chalant

Shopping Mar 13, 2017 1

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