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Travel: Spring Break
Whether Poland’s enjoying the first cracks of sunlight or still entombed under ice, March promises much when it comes to a sneaky weekend break… Mountain Views 1050 Apartments No matter what time of year it is, getting down Zakopane’s main drag usually requires the aggressive use of a meat...
Travel: Podgórze

Travel: Podgórze

Features 23 February 2018 0

BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Podgórze: Kraków’s left rump hasn’t always reveled in the healthiest of reputations. A friend of mine lived there for a while around about the start of the millennium and had a habit of calling it ‘the land of flying knives’. “It’s...
Xmas Travel: Poznań

Xmas Travel: Poznań

Features 20 December 2017 0

Lined with handsome merchants’ houses, the historic core is a gem to behold. Beyond that, a range of new wave museums, artsy installations, bars and restaurants have swept the town, reflecting its transition into a dynamic conurbation. Stay The city’s status as a place of business means there’s no...
Xmas Travel: Kraków

Xmas Travel: Kraków

Features 11 December 2017 0

Tourist trap? You bet! Even so, Kraków’s rise to the top table of European weekend breaks has not been without reason. Come Christmas, it’s hard to resist the spell of her sprawling Old Town. Stay Numbered in the gazillions, the choice of hotels is bewildering. Thrusting art & culture...
Xmas Travel: Wrocław

Xmas Travel: Wrocław

Features 8 December 2017 0

Entwined within a tangle of ribboning rivers, Wrocław is a place of soaring spires and tight, cobbled alleys. Known by some as ‘the city of a hundred bridges’, this stunning town enchants all who visit. Stay The historic Monopol, a swank ensemble of marble, walnut and modern trimmings, is...
Xmas Travel: Gdańsk

Xmas Travel: Gdańsk

Features 3 December 2017 0

Often likened to a condensed version of Amsterdam, Gdańsk’s old town is heaped with steep, gabled townhouses and fortress-like churches; it’s an aesthetic profile that makes it one of the best unsung secrets of Northern Europe.   Stay Gdańsk has a high headcount of quality hotels: among these, the...
Travel: Poznań

Travel: Poznań

Features 9 November 2017 0

Commonly understood as being conventional and conformist, the city of Poznań has discovered a new lust for life… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Home & Away Poznań sits 310 km directly west of Warsaw making it an easy three hour drive from the capital. Several trains...
Travel: Łódź

Travel: Łódź

Features 17 August 2017 0

With its blackened chimney stacks, peeling tenements and disintegrating factories, Łódź is by no means the conventional choice for a weekend away. But what was once Poland’s second city has caught a second wind. Buoyed by an explosion of free thinking, its rehabilitation as one of Europe’s coolest mavericks...
Travel: Nadodrze

Travel: Nadodrze

Features 7 March 2017 0

Away from the tourists of Wroclaw’s Old Town, an artistic revolution is brewing in the neighborhood of Nadodrze… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Vivid, thrilling and disturbing. A classic of the counter-culture era, Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas is arguably one of...
Winter Breaks

Winter Breaks

Features 24 February 2017 0

For the Coast Cisowy Zakątek Most would call you nuts for visiting the Baltic in the middle of February, but there’s a melancholic magic to the wintry wilderness. Consisting of 14 bow-roofed bungalows, the creatively-styled lodgings are spacious and highly individual efforts that you easily imagine featuring in a...

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