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The Beautiful Game

The Beautiful Game

Features 11 September 2014 0

The Insider gets the VIP treatment at Legia, and finds a world removed from the football match stereotype… BY ALEX WEBBER The air is cool, crisp and heavily scented. Collecting an analytical sample would, at a guess, reveal over a hundred different colognes. The clink of wine glasses is... Read more
Marszałkowska 28

Marszałkowska 28

Features 8 September 2014 0

It’s not just princesses who live in towers – now you can as well. The Insider peers behind the door of one of Warsaw’s most unusual properties… From the outside, Marszałkowska 28 is so typical of the area: an oppressive statement of socialist aesthetics. Built in the 1950s as... Read more
Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

Features 5 September 2014 0

In the age of repeats and replicas, the Insider looks back at the pioneers who changed their streets and raised the bar for all to follow… Beirut Poznańska 12 beirut.com.pl Sure there were other bars on Poznańska before Beirut happened along, but it was this place that changed the... Read more

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Features 1 September 2014 0

Well Done: Warsaw’s Top Meat-ing Points
Looking to squeeze out some more outdoor grilling before it gets too cold? Check out these great sources for the best meat in town. Befsztyk (Puławska 176/178) The Prokopowicz family has been running this business since 1994 and many will argue this butchery is ‘top of the chops’, and... Read more
Two of a Kind

Two of a Kind

Features 29 August 2014 0

Cult brewery AleBrowar have been left fuming by the Żabka chain after the high street giant started selling Polski Chmiel – an inferior beer with a near identical design to AleBrowar’s Rowing Jack. It’s not the first time Żabka have been accused of plagiarism; in 2012 Browar Czarnków took... Read more
Around Plac Grzybowski
Take a look at what’s around Warsaw’s most sensational plac. Cafe Próżna (Próżna 12) The overdue renovation of the building might make for a loud and dusty afternoon coffee, but Próżna remains just about the cutest café for miles. Beautiful soups and an intensely artistic, almost Krakowian spirit.  ... Read more
The High Life

The High Life

Features 26 August 2014 0

Helmut Jahn’s Cosmopolitan is the latest tower to add sparkle to the skyline – and what a pretty thing… No longer a stumpy adolescent, Warsaw has grown up – fast. Zipping to the 44th floor of Cosmopolitan, vertigo sets in as we press our noses to the floor-to-ceiling windows.... Read more
Where Angels Fear to Tread
Not even the world’s biggest Jesus draws the tourists to Świebodzin county – and they don’t know what they’re missing… The Insider discovers Poland’s best kept secret. (By Alex Webber | Photos Ed Wight)  That Tesco over there is a piece of history – go on, have guess when... Read more
The Mane Attraction

The Mane Attraction

Features 16 August 2014 0

Not sure what to expect turning up at the 70th Warsaw Derby, the Insider finds thrills, spills and high couture. Standing in the VIP section overlooking the course, we gaze down on a sea of color and finery, marveling at the flow of confident Darcy-esque gents and the magnificently... Read more