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In Focus: Fort Institute Of Photography
Out in deepest Mokotów, a former fortress has been developed into one of Warsaw’s primary cultural attractions… BY STUART DOWELL A wide-angle look over Warsaw’s landscape of photo galleries offers rather slim pickings for a city of its size and importance. However, zoom in on Mokotów’s post-Tsarist fort on... Read more
Bright Lights, Big City
With Warsaw’s Christmas countdown fully underway, the Insider presents all you need to know to survive and thrive during the month of December… Don’t Carp On First-timers beware! Expecting a Christmas feast featuring turkey and trimmings? Get real. Out in Poland, it’s the carp that’s the king of the... Read more


Going Out 10 March 2017 0

***CLOSED*** Oleandrów’s rebirth as Warsaw’s center of cool continues with the opening of Pozytywy, an interesting bar apparently owned by a sound engineer – hence a design that mimics a recording studio. In terms of drinks, it’s probably the most varied selection in the vicinity, with their proposal covering... Read more
The 48 Hour Film Project
Adrenaline, creativity, excitement and fun: the upcoming 48 Hour Film Project has all this and more. This year’s competition takes place in Warsaw with teams from the whole of Poland invited to apply. Registered teams will have just two days to make a movie from scratch: from writing all... Read more
Risk of flash flood in Warsaw?
Poland’s weather forecasters have warned of violent thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Also the National Meteorology, Hydrology and Water Management Institute has issued several flood warnings, especially for the Warsaw area. Is the capital city prepared for a deluge? By Małgosia KRAKOWSKA Climate anomalies have increased the serious risk of... Read more
New Mobile App will ease your daily commute in Warsaw
The new gadget called Virtualna Warszawa (Virtual Warsaw) connects innovative functions and is designed to help you stay more organized, and save time on city transport. by Małgosia KRAKOWSKA Virtualna Warszawa is said to revolutionize daily commuting in Warsaw. The idea of the new mobile app came from the... Read more
Light Relief – Warsaw’s Neon Comeback
Embraced by the hipster generation, the art of neon has enjoyed an unlikely revival. At the center of this resurgence is a small little workshop operated by Jacek Hanak…  by Stuart DOWELL | photos by Kevin DEMARIA Warsaw, Targówek, ulica Rzeczna. Our fellow bus passengers have dwindled until it is just... Read more
Joseph’s Bistro & Wine
Top-class dining puts Muranów on the map… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Kevin Demaria It’s been six years since I swapped my expat compound on Łucka for the grey, grimness of Muranów, and I don’t think a day has passed since that I haven’t bemoaned the area’s culinary coma.... Read more
Warsaw Food Markets
Here are our Top 5 Warsaw Food Markets to watch: Pl. Konstytucji Italian Market This weekend is your last call to visit this pop-up Italian food market in Warsaw. Specializing in Italian delicacies, find original prodotti italiani from regions of Tuscany, Sicily, Sardinia, Lazio and others sold by vendors from... Read more
Trattoria Murano
Boosted by a number of new real estate projects, Muranów is in the midst of an unlikely renaissance. A direct knock-on has been the birth of numerous restaurants, though few can compete with Trattoria Murano. Looking dapper with its zigzagging brick patterns, circular lights, and smart large terrace, the... Read more