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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
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
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
Beginner’s Warsaw: Sights
The Fab Four Poland has embraced a new way of viewing the past. Rated as amongst the most technologically advanced in Europe, the museums dedicated to the Warsaw Rising, Chopin and the History of Polish Jews deservedly sit at the top of any itinerary. Back to the future, and... Read more