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
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
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
Green To Warsaw (Part 2)

Green To Warsaw (Part 2)

Features 27 September 2017 0

September doesn’t just mean back to work / school / reality, it also means a new intake of expats taking their first baby steps in the city. So, for the benefit of the greenhorns and rookies, we take a closer look at Warsaw’s greener elements… Click for Part 1…... Read more
Death of a Supermodel?

Death of a Supermodel?

Features 6 September 2017 0

With City Hall seemingly turning its back, the end looms for Warsaw’s miniature park… By STUART DOWELL / Photos by ED WIGHT I have a schizophrenic approach to Warsaw – I love both of them. I love modern Warsaw with its confident business towers, trendy eateries and cosmopolitan vibe. But... Read more
Keret House Open Days
“I saw a gap between a pre-war tenement and a 70s co-op block,” says architect Jakub Szczęsny, “and thought it was a fantastic representation of the Frankenstein nature of Warsaw. Well, I wanted to fill that space, to make those two buildings communicate and relate to each other. How?... 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
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
Gallery of Steel Figures
If you’re anything like me, then the only thing you’ll know about Pruszków is its long-gone reputation as a mafia stronghold. Now, though, a new gallery is getting the town noticed for entirely more positive reasons… Allegedly inspired by Madama Tussauds, the gallery is the work of local artist... Read more

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