Night of Museums: Cheat Sheet
Celebrating its 15th year, Night of Museums has grown from a minor event (the first edition saw 16,000 people file through 11 venues) to a mighty juggernaut attracting well in excess of 200,000 people. The previous year saw 234 institutions open there doors to the public, of which 50... Read more
Fountain Returns
Over 35,000 attended yesterday’s official inauguration of the new ‘fountain season’. Reactivated after the annual winter break, the Multimedia Fountain Park between the Old Town and river has thrilled millions since launching seven years ago. Equipped with 367 jets capable of firing 30,000 liters of water per minute, the... Read more
Elements Of Warsaw: Fire
No pyro, no party! A public manifestation around these parts just isn’t the same without an arsenal of flares being let off in the air. Whether it’s at an anti-government parade, or an Independence Day rally, the locals don’t need any prompting to reach for the flares. No-one, however,... Read more
Travel: Spring Break
Whether Poland’s enjoying the first cracks of sunlight or still entombed under ice, March promises much when it comes to a sneaky weekend break… Mountain Views 1050 Apartments No matter what time of year it is, getting down Zakopane’s main drag usually requires the aggressive use of a meat... Read more
Travel: Podgórze

Travel: Podgórze

Features 23 February 2018 0

BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Podgórze: Kraków’s left rump hasn’t always reveled in the healthiest of reputations. A friend of mine lived there for a while around about the start of the millennium and had a habit of calling it ‘the land of flying knives’. “It’s... Read more
Travel: Poznań

Travel: Poznań

Features 9 November 2017 0

Commonly understood as being conventional and conformist, the city of Poznań has discovered a new lust for life… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Home & Away Poznań sits 310 km directly west of Warsaw making it an easy three hour drive from the capital. Several trains... Read more
Football: Polonia v Widzew
Polish 4th division: Polonia Warszawa v Widzew Lodz. Yesterday pitted two fallen powers against each other. Widzew, four times champions, even European Cup semi-finalists backs in the 80s; Polonia, Polish champions at the start of the millennium. Widzew, at least, are looking like they’ve turned the corner: a new... 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
Beer Festival Cheat Sheet!
Survive the toughest three days your liver stands to face with these inside tips from the Warsaw Beer Festival’s co-founder, Paweł Leszczyński… Thursday That’s beer geek day! It’s for those that are ready to take time off work to be the first to try the new beers. With everyone... Read more

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