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Golden Arch-aeology

Golden Arch-aeology

Features 25 November 2014 0

When Ronald McDonald rolled into town he caused pandemonium – now, the city says goodbye to the nation’s first McDonald’s… (By Alex Webber) Poland’s first McDonald’s closed its doors for the last time on September 30th, pulling the curtain on 22 years of business. Launched on June 17th, 1992,... Read more
Top Timepieces

Top Timepieces

Features 22 November 2014 0

Time is man’s invention and here are top six places to buy the best watches in town. Czas Luxusu Nowy Świat 52, czasluxusu.pl Czas Luxusu deal diamonds and pearls, but their true specialty is watches: Rolex, Breitling, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piquet and more. Hermitage Boutique pl. Piłsudskiego 1, hermitage.pl... Read more
Powiśle Now

Powiśle Now

Features 21 November 2014 1

Once a decrepit no-man’s land, Powiśle has matured into the area all others aspire to be: welcome, you might say, to the future of Warsaw. (Text: Alex Webber | Photos: Kevin Demaria)  Not that far back in time the streets of central Powiśle were best skirted. Not because they were... Read more
Hey, Mr DJ!

Hey, Mr DJ!

Features 18 November 2014 0

Frenchman Anthony Saint, a.k.a DJ Indeepop, is the man behind the SWEAT REPUBLIKA club nights, as well as artistic director of the Bristol Hotel. We catch up with him to talk about the DJ life… • I was the GM of a club in Switzerland when I first started to muck... Read more
2014: A Space Odyssey

2014: A Space Odyssey

Features 15 November 2014 0

The Insider journeys to Nałęczów, Poland’s favorite retirement home, and finds that all is not what it seems… (Text: Alex Webber | Photos: Ed Wight) Of all the fantastic reasons to visit Nałęczów I can think of one: for the edge-of-the-world experience that is W Drzewach, a treetop dwelling right from... Read more
Everyone Loves a Parade
It wasn’t all flying bottles and masked rioters – the Insider looks at some of the more peaceful events of November’s Independence Day marches…                 Read more
Muppetshop

Muppetshop

Features 12 November 2014 0

Snuggled in a quiet corner of Mokotów, Muppetshop reveals itself slowly and discreetly: not here the riot of baubles and plastic and Made in China trinkets, instead, this is a store with style. Billed as a concept store for the young – both in age and spirit – it... Read more
Top Shot Bars
Looking to shoot the night away? Here are our top shot spots to get the job done. Afera Na Szpitalnej  Szpitalna 3 In terms of style Afera seems more sanitized than Warsaw’s other shot bars. But is it more sane? No chance! When the clubs have closed top-up your alcohol levels by... Read more
Warsaw’s Top Gyms
Already feeling sluggish and losing that summer adrenaline rush? Head to one of these top Warsaw gyms to snap out of it. Holmes Place Premium ul. Belwederska 23 (Regent Hotel), ul. Grzybowska 63 (Hilton), al. Jerozolimskie 65/79 (Marriott), www.holmesplace.pl Three ‘premium’ branches, not least the Marriott operation in which Obama famously... Read more
Branching Out

Branching Out

FeaturesLeisure 5 November 2014 0

No longer is Nałęczów ‘just for the old people’, and Poland’s trendiest hotel is ample proof. The Insider takes a look at the village in the sky… (By Alex Webber | Photos Ed Wight)  Antelope in Poland? Don’t be stupid. I am though, which is why I’ve just suggested... Read more