Old Town

Review: Warszawski Sznyt
A good view can do many things, but what it can’t do is make an ordinary meal great. There is no magic wand for that. You would think that’s an obvious point, yet it doesn’t stop many restaurants – particularly those in touristy areas – from using attractive vantage...
Notes: Museum of Warsaw
Reopened (and re-branded) at the end of May, the Museum of Warsaw (formerly the Museum of the History of Warsaw), might have made a quieter splash than other recent-ish openings – for instance, Polin or the Chopin Museum – the early signs suggest that it’s long-term impact will be...
The Insider Food Diary
It’s been a busy few weeks for Warsaw, ergo it’s been a busy few weeks for the Insider: new venues, second looks, old timers and return visits – we’ve packed in the lot the last few weeks, with the highlights being thus… Warszawski Sznyt: wow. You feel so close...
Night of Museums (Part 4)
Polin ul. Anielewicza 6, polin.pl When the idea for Polin, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, was born, a small blue ohel appeared on the site. Around it, architectural renderings were placed outlining the ultimate vision. Despite the detail on these it all seemed somber and modest: not...
Fountains Return
It won’t be all quiet on the Warsaw front for the May holidays. May 1st will see the Multimedia Fountain Park between the Old Town and river reactivated after its annual winter snooze. The choreographed water display will be paired with synchronized audio and visual displays and is set...
Ukryte

Ukryte

Going Out 22 March 2017 0

Found within an Old Town gatehouse, there’s a certain magic to the setting that fades a little on entry: a largely barren interior awaits, one rather simply comprised of dark colored walls and screechy wooden stools – without a crowd it feels bereft of soul and spirit. Persevere, because...
Heart(s) of Warsaw

Heart(s) of Warsaw

Features 11 February 2017 0

So you think you know Warsaw off-by-heart? Then impress that special someone with a romantic safari around the heart(s) of the city… Mostek Zakochanych ul. Przyczółkowa 394 Unveiled in 2012, this dinky 12-meter bridge is best enjoyed at night when fully illuminated. Having snapped your own love lock to...
Lights Out!

Lights Out!

Insider News 3 February 2017 0

Enjoy them while you can – this Sunday marks the last of the Christmas lights! Over 20 kilometers of seasonal illuminations lit up Warsaw this year, making this the biggest ever display of festive illuminations that the capital has ever seen. Despite this, City Hall has announced that, thanks...
Amber Light

Amber Light

Partner news 8 December 2016 0

With two generations of experience under our belt, Bursztynek is the No. 1 store for stunning amber jewelry and artifacts. Beyond directing customers towards the perfect Christmas gift, we’re also keen to educate those who visit us about the history of this commodity. To do so we’ve turned part...
Night of the Living Dead
Tapping into your worst nightmares, Warsaw’s Horror House leaves thrillseekers in a spin… By ALEX WEBBER There is, I’ve read, a ‘science of fear’. “When our bodies are primed for danger,” explains Rachel Feltman in an article for the Washington Post, “we achieve a weird kind of high.” I guess...

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