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Simply The Best
The Dialogue Centre Przełomy – a department of the National Museum in Szczeczin – has been named as the World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin. Submerged under a sloping concrete plaza, the underground museum covers a 50-year period beginning with the outbreak of...
Travel: Kiermusy

Travel: Kiermusy

Features 25 October 2016 0

BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT Escaping from Kiermusy isn’t impossible, but it’s certainly quite tricky. The problem isn’t so much the grunting animals that occasionally incur onto the narrow road out, the problem, I’ve found, is myself. I don’t want to leave. Why would anyone? This...
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...
Boutique Unique

Boutique Unique

Features 2 March 2016 0

Weary of the drudge and anonymity of the chain brands? Warsaw has seen a surge in boutique accommodation aimed at the more discerning traveler… Autor Rooms autorrooms.pl Centered around a hip communal living space that’s bathed in light, find four rooms touting custom-made furnishings and art from Poland’s top designers....
The Call of the Wild
The Insider travels to the deepest ends of Poland’s East in search of the greatest of escapes: the primeval forests of Białowieża… BY ALEX WEBBER | PHOTOS BY ED WIGHT I love living in the city for all that it offers: action, glamor, sleaze and noise. But true happiness for...
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...
The Big Break

The Big Break

Blog 30 December 2015 0

Nothing says winter in Poland more than a trip to Zakopane. Krupówki, the sloping pedestrian street that cuts through town, is the big must-see, even if the touristy stampede can prickle at your patience. Away from the herd, a more sophisticated side to this ski resort reveals itself in...
Xmas Break

Xmas Break

Blog 20 December 2015 0

As candidates for a festive break go, they rarely get more unlikely than Gdynia. But that’s part of the point. If it’s a full recharge you’re after, then consider the Quadrille. Book their 3-night Christmas package (zł. 2,840 per couple) and they promise in return “no Santa, no noise,...
The Great Getaway
Whether you’re looking for a full recharge over the holiday season, or just fancy a change of scene away from Warsaw, we sort through the best options out there… Arłamów Hotel Ustrzyki Dolne Not a bad life being a political big cheese in communist times: the privileged few got...
Northern Light

Northern Light

Features 7 September 2015 0

Using the town of Reszel as its base, the Insider heads north to experience the high and lows of Warmia and Mazury… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Ed Wight Although the air-conditioning is whacked to max, everyone in the car is shattered and spent. The landscape is parched...

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