Review: Lunapark
Lazy days and crazy nights at the biggest hit of the summer so far… What Is It? Put simply, the most imaginative F&B concept that Warsaw’s ever seen. Set in an abandoned outdoor leisure complex running to the flank of a busy highway, dip down a concrete stairwell to... Read more
Wisła By Day

Wisła By Day

Features 17 July 2018 0

Across Europe, the world even, cities are reclaiming their rivers, thrusting them to the fore to act as their calling card and sign-off. Slow off the blocks, Warsaw too has joined the fray. But where once you would have had the impression of a city playing catch-up, today the... Read more
Wisła By Night

Wisła By Night

Features 7 July 2018 0

With Warsaw’s night owls making their seasonal migration to the Wisła, the Insider plunges headfirst into the waters of debauchery… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Disregarding the fact that it read suspiciously like a listicle generated through a quick bit of internet research, when The Guardian... Read more
Green Scene

Green Scene

Partner news 12 May 2017 0

For the second year running Grunt i Woda will be opening on the banks of the Wisła. Relaunching on May 13th, we’ve incorporated several changes to be even greener and environmentally aware than last year! We’ll also be introducing a BBQ each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.... Read more
Countdown to Chopin
First organized in 1959, the Sunday piano concerts that occur under the shadow of the Chopin monument in Łazienki Park have become one of the city’s proud calling cards. Listen to musicians both established and upcoming recite works from Chopin’s oeuvre in a pristine setting that the composer himself... Read more
Risk of flash flood in Warsaw?
Poland’s weather forecasters have warned of violent thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Also the National Meteorology, Hydrology and Water Management Institute has issued several flood warnings, especially for the Warsaw area. Is the capital city prepared for a deluge? By Małgosia KRAKOWSKA Climate anomalies have increased the serious risk of... Read more
Lick Bait – Warsaw’s Top Ice Cream
Looking to make money this June? Then open an ice cream stand. The natives can’t get enough, and if any proof was needed then let the queues in Old Town speak for themselves. Yet while the historic center exemplifies the Polish love affair with ice cream, it’s also miles... Read more
Wolne Chwile

Wolne Chwile

Going Out 31 May 2016 0

Come summer everyone loves drinking down by the riverside, but up until now that’s largely meant ordering flat, yellow liquid from Europe’s ‘macro-breweries’. This summer sees a shift away from corpo-lager with the addition of some temporary tap bars specializing in local artisan offers. Leading the charge is Wolne... Read more
Breaking The Ice

Breaking The Ice

Features 3 August 2015 0

Forget the radioactive slurry in Old Town, this summer’s undisputed King of the Snow Cone is Furoszron. We talk to Tomek, one half of the duo behind this seasonal sensation… • My business partner Daniel discovered these shaved ice drinks while on holiday in Thailand about five years ago... Read more
Skra-tching the Surface 
On the one hand, an emblem of modern Warsaw, on the other, a graveyard of communist memories: time to explore the SKRA sports complex! (Text: Alex Webber | Photos: Ed Wight) There’s perfect and there’s too perfect. Look at Łazienki. Beautiful, isn’t it. But stray onto the lawns and... Read more