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
Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

Features 26 February 2014 0

Lovers of socialist ‘statement architecture’ shed a tear when Stadion Dziesięciolecia was torn down a few years back to make way for the new National Stadium. More recently, another sporting great has found itself a victim of the bulldozers. Up until not that long back residents of Mokotów would... Read more
National Stadium Ice Rink
I live with a football fanatic whose second home is a stadium, and through preference I steer well clear. But when the National Stadium announced it would transform to an indoor ice rink, I was lured by the thought of experiencing that adrenaline rush footballers get when stepping onto the... Read more
Neighborhood Prowl

Neighborhood Prowl

Features 16 September 2013 0

Scenic, snooty and sophisticated, Saska Kępa is all these and more. With the sun in full swing, take time to investigate its secrets and stories. 1. Resembling a red / white wicker basket, the 58,000 capacity National Stadium occupies the former site of the communist era Stadion Dziesięciolecia: a relic... Read more