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Travel: Bydgoszcz

Travel: Bydgoszcz

Features 8 September 2016 0

Bydgoszcz and its surrounds reveal a weird world of cowboys and explosives, soap and magic… TEXT: ALEX WEBBER | TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS: RICHARD EVERSON | PHOTOS: ED WIGHT Going back around ten years ago, I started doing a bit of work on-and-off in Bydgoszcz. A pretty town I thought, but also... Read more
The Home Of Chopin

The Home Of Chopin

Features 5 September 2016 0

Set 46 km west of Warsaw, a visit to the birthplace of composer Fryderyk Chopin has become a spiritual calling for the composer’s fans… It is, to many, the ultimate destination. For fans of Chopin, Żelazowa Wola is what the Vatican is to Catholics: a place of pilgrimage and... Read more
Images of the PRL

Images of the PRL

Features 31 August 2016 0

Not for the first time, DSH, one of capital’s finest cultural institutions, has joined forces with the illustrious Forum photographic agency to release a book that showcases the city in a completely new light. A celebration of the work of Zbyszko Siemaszko, this concise little album is a compelling... Read more
Janusz Korczak’s Warsaw
A story of hope, heroism and, ultimately, tragedy, the Insider follows the trail of esteemed pedagogue Dr. Janusz Korczak. By Stuart DOWELL I first learned the story of Janusz Korczak during a performance by a visiting youth theatre from Plymouth at the Jewish theatre on Plac Grzybowski. I was shocked... Read more
Northern Highlights
Costing approximately zł. 160 million, the Bulwary Karskiego development has transformed a northern stretch of the Wisła since launching at the tail end of last summer. Although dogged by construction problems, and delivered well behind schedule, it’s proving worth the wait. BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Loch... Read more
Back To Nature: Łazienki’s Botanical Garden
Avoid the hordes that head to Łazienki and get horticultural by rooting around the lesser-known Botanical Garden… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY KEVIN DEMARIA An extraordinary enclave of horticultural treasure, the University of Warsaw’s Botanical Garden is nothing if it is not a surprise: secretive, serene and certainly... Read more
Gone To The Wall. Warsaw Street Art
For so long kept stony silent, the walls of Warsaw are speaking up, channeling the voice of the wider community through the medium of art. Loaded with relevant messages and subliminal meaning, the gargantuan works that have been splashed onto the sides of buildings are transforming the city, and... Read more
Animal Passion. Going on Safari in Warsaw
It’s not just smug nobility and writers you’ve never heard that get commemorated in stone. The city’s soft spot for animals has taken solid shape by way of numerous statues, memorials and wacky installations – with summer in full swing, take yourself on a safari with a twist…  ILLUSTRATION... Read more
Night of Museums 2016
Celebrating its thirteenth year, the annual Night of Museums has grown from a piddling acorn into a strapping oak. Over 250 museums in Warsaw,open their door during the annual Night of Museums 2016. by Alex WEBBER & Małgosia KRAKOWSKA  From humble beginnings, when 11 museums attracted 16,000 guests, the... Read more
What Lies Beneath. Palace of Culture uncovers its truths.
Warsaw Insider explores the depths and nether regions of the Palace of Culture to uncover its truths and slay some myths… By Alex WEBBER | Photographs by Kevin DEMARIA Ask any foreigner about their first day in Warsaw and likely reminisces are prone to include that first stupefied sighting of... Read more