Once Poles sent 20 million telegrams a year but now the numbers don’t justify the service.
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.
The school says that the idea behind having classes in the forest is to combat nature deficit. The theory is that many of today’s child health problems like allergies, obesity, depression and ADHD derive from children having a lack of contact with nature.
Animal Shelter staff shaved off 4kg of filthy fur after putting the mongrel, who they’ve named Farciarz, meaning ‘lucky’, under anaesthetic.
It might sound batty to go to a stranger’s home and sit down to eat their food. But after a string of disappointing tourist-trap restaurants Marta Bradshaw and her husband Mark came up with an idea...
Folk culture is still going strong as these stunning photos from the Museum of the Mazovian Countryside Folk Culture show.
Attracted by the promise of something a little more bonkers than Kraków’s mainstream pleasures of Wawel and the Old Town, a growing number of visitors are heading to Nowa Huta for a glimpse of the past.
As Kraków proves itself as a culinary centre of excellence, TFN talks to one of the city’s Michelin-trained chefs, Marcin Filipkiewicz
The tunnel, 40 metres underground and started in 1799, is the latest attraction in a process that has seen Zabrze repurpose its former coal mining infrastructure for tourism. The whole tour takes 2.5 hours, most of which is on foot and the journey finishes with a 30-minute boat ride.
Overlooking a spectacular gorge the rare tree has become both a symbol of the mountain range and a symbol of Poland, with its image appearing in countless postcards, books and films.