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Best of Warsaw – Drinks Awards
We revealed the results of our food awards yesterday, so today, it’s the turn of nightlife! And what a glorious year it’s been, with the winners amply demonstrating the diversity to be found in the Polish capital. Without further ado, the winners are thus – and keep your eyes... Read more
Best of Warsaw – Food Awards
Promoted as ‘a night to remember’ our 10th Annual Best of Warsaw Food & Drink Awards was just that – unless you were one of many who took the hospitality a step too far and ended up with minor amnesia. A resounding success, we’d like to take the opportunity... Read more
Warsaw Pub Crawl #1

Warsaw Pub Crawl #1

Features 16 November 2013 0

Warsaw is increasingly choked with bars, yet devising a pub crawl remains a big ask: too many routes are mined and booby trapped by the big beer vendors and their chemical stock. Bypass them entirely by following the Insider’s weaving path… Pub crawls are a tough business. In the... Read more
She’s a Rainbow

She’s a Rainbow

Features 8 November 2013 0

Tri-city artist Julita Wójcik is a familiar name in the Polish art world, though few of her works have created such a stir as her rainbow installation on Warsaw’s pl. Zbawiciela. Meant to symbolize ‘tolerance, diversity and openness’, it’s been targeted by arsonists four times. The Insider talks to... Read more
Completely Bunkers

Completely Bunkers

Features 7 November 2013 0

All is not what it seems – in a slow corner of Wielkopolska, secret Cold War preparations for Armageddon have come to light after lying hidden and forgotten beneath a quiet suburban house… Text & Photos: Ed Wight For six decades it remained hidden, a secret known only to... Read more
A New Look at Wilanów Palace
Regardless of the youthish, yachtie feel of New Wilanów (Ralph Lauren, Porsche, job in finance sector: mandatory), the area will always be synonymous with one thing and one thing alone: its palace. Affirming that Wilanów has always been the haunt of choice for the rich and even richer is... Read more
The Big Move

The Big Move

Features 19 October 2013 0

In most countries moving house means ringing a removal firm to get your stuff from A to B. In Poland, however, it means, well, moving the house… Set amongst the monotonous grey blocks that make up the Żelazna Brama housing estate it’s easy to miss the Lubomirski Palace (ul.... Read more

old town two

Features 16 October 2013 0

Images of Old Town

Features 16 October 2013 0

Off the wall

Off the wall

Features 16 October 2013 0

Warsaw’s historic center is the city’s calling card, and bungling, bumbling tour groups are the dominant force. Can’t they look where they’re going, you’re sometimes moved to ask. In a word, the answer is no. And they’ve got a very good point, for it’s up above on the walls... Read more