Exhibition: Disco Relaks
A (guilty) pleasure to millions in Poland, disco polo, initially called “sidewalk music” (muzyka chodnikowa), has never been the subject of a museum exhibition before…  at least not till now!                   To the uninitiated, disco polo may perhaps sound like any... Read more
Top 5 Cozy Cafes For Autumn
Cozy up and fall in love with five cafes that have autumn in mind… Cophi ul. Hoża 58/60 The phrase three’s a crowd could have been coined with Cophi in mind. Its super-snug dimensions are ideal for an afternoon spent curled up on an armchair watching the leaves tumble... Read more
Autumn Breaks: Top Five
Fall In Love With Autumn Five escapes with the season in mind… Wine, fireplace, books: check, check and checkity check! Just 45-minutes from the capital, the Bookworm Cabin promises something unique – a woodsy, rural retreat custom-built with avid readers in mind. A pocket-sized off-grid escape, features number an... Read more
Warsaw’s Neon Museum: What A Dazzler!
When the switch was flicked on Warsaw’s first neon in 1926, few could have predicted that the city’s love affair with this groovy form of marketing would endure well into the following century – especially given its near total disappearance by the turn of the millennium. Its resurgence, however,... Read more
Review: Koreanka Grill
You could argue that no other person has influenced the direction of the city’s Asian course more than restaurateur Yeunsu Lee. Already responsible for concepts such as Vietnamka and Koreanka, her latest operation builds on the success of the latter whilst introducing the joys of the Korean grill to... Read more
Exploring Kamionek

Exploring Kamionek

Features 8 October 2019 0

Wedged between atmospheric old Praga and snooty Saska Kępa, Kamionek is more than the mundane no-man’s land that many seem to think… Take Center Stage Said to be Warsaw’s first post-war theater, Powszechny (powszechny.com) started performing on Al. Zieleniecka on February 10th, 1945, just weeks after the last Germans... Read more
Top Five Georgian Restaurants
Fall in love with Georgia with the Insider’s fave five! Chinkalnia ul. Piękna 15 Looking a little more modern – sterile, dare we say it – than your typical folksy ethnic outpost, Chinkalnia’s draw is indeed its chinkali: dough purses packed with meaty broth. There’s a genuine homey quality... Read more
Warsaw’s Top Vegans
Officially ranked the 7th most vegan-friendly city in the world, Warsaw’s plant-based scene continues to expand at a rate that feels close to exponential – during the last roll-call, there were 161 restaurants to pick from! Sensibly, we’ve whittled that choice to a more digestible figure… Krowarzywa Tatts, hats... Read more
Review: Yestersen Cafe
Not content with ruling the domestic scene where online vintage furnishings are concerned, Yestersen have gone one better and opened a bricks-and-mortar venture – complete with coffee while you browse! And beautiful it is, too. Already the subject of rave reviews from Vogue, Elle and other such influential titles,... Read more
The Perfect Chemis-tree: Warsaw & The Palm!
Asked what public art should ‘achieve’, Joanna Rajkowska is surprisingly dismissive. “Nothing, really,” she replies, “it should just be a part of our everyday lives” It’s perhaps a startling admission given that Rajkowska, it could be argued, started Warsaw’s mania for this form of art. First appearing in the... Read more