Green islands in the grey urban landscape and bringing to mind the secret garden of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel, allotment gardens are thriving, attracting new generations with their charm and tranquillity. In many Polish cities, like in Warsaw, those green oasis are located right in the city centre and in the most popular districts, such as Mokotów, Żoliborz or Praga.
Folk culture is still going strong as these stunning photos from the Museum of the Mazovian Countryside Folk Culture show.
Wola shines a light on Warsaw’s bygone days by re-creating a famous market.
of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania decisively defeated the German–Prussian Teutonic Knights. For the 21st time, enthusiast of history, knightly chivalry and medieval battles g
The Wisłujście Fortress located by the Martwa Wisła river, an estuary of Vistula, was the stage of battle between Polish and Swedish forces in 1628.
The small town of Łowicz will erupt into colour today as locals take to the streets to celebrate Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało). Women in colourful Masovian costumes, young girls in their white holy communion dresses and men in colourful medieval culottes carrying standards of the Virgin Mary join solemn priests, draped in clerical red leading a procession, while a carnival including, ferris wheels and folk art workshops, turns the event into a weekend-long affair.