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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
Out of Gas
Empty for nearly forty years, the city’s former gas tanks on ul. Kasprzaka are a spooky flashback to the industrial age… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Kevin Demaria Rules are there to be broken. Write ‘Do Not Enter’ in big, red letters and, invariably, people will. However, in... Read more
Europe’s Top Museum!

Europe’s Top Museum!

Blog 12 April 2016 0

The Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews saw their considerable efforts bear fruit this weekend when they were awarded the top prize at the European Museum of the Year awards. Held on Saturday in San Sebastian, the Warsaw-based museum beat off competition from a shortlist of 49... Read more
Emilia’s Song
With developers circling vulture-like around Warsaw’s post-war modernist buildings, time is running out for one of its stars: Emilia… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Ed Wight Out with the old and in with the new: the radical reshaping of Warsaw has seen swathes of the city ripped down and... Read more
Titanic Exhibition!
Over 100 years since its sinking, no other maritime disaster has captivated the public in the same way as the Titanic’s ill-fated maiden voyage. Now, or at least from April 9th, locals have the chance to marvel at recovered paraphernalia at the Palace of Culture’s Titanic exhibition. Running until... Read more
Insider Secrets
Flanked by two polished cubes of contemporary real estate lies a derelict tenement with a shadowy gateway. If common sense screams to avoid this doorway, curiosity causes you to reconsider. Connecting Pańska 100A to Prosta on the other side, this is more than just one of Warsaw’s weird shortcuts.   ... Read more
Walk this Way

Walk this Way

Features 1 January 2016 0

Once known as a sensible business city, Poznań has become the embodiment of youth and creativity. The Insider goes West to see the town’s changing face… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Ed Wight Love at first sight? Not a chance. When I first visited Poznań, I was struck... Read more
Praga Museum
Don’t bite me, but visiting the new Praga Museum was not something I was looking forward to. Firstly, the area doesn’t thrill me: the whole stop-start gentrification process has, IMO, benefited no-one and left the district caught in an uncomfortable vacuum. Secondly, I don’t like the direction that Polish... Read more