Polish foresters bring 100 seedlings to Pope

Polish foresters brought 100 oak tree seedlings to a general audience with the Pope. The saplings will be planted on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence.

Poznań’s croissant museum – 30 minutes of unhinged madness

Through combining life’s greatest unlikely pleasures, Poznań’s Croissant Museum achieves the impossible by managing to fit swords, food and mechanical goats into what amounts to thirty or so minutes of total, unhinged madness.

Full Circle For Wroclaw’s Beer Scene

There’s something about Wroclaw, something that enchants and enthralls all those who visit. Ensconced within a wild tangle of ribboning waterways sits an old town of soaring steeples and cobbled courtyards; it’s quintessential Mitteleuropa, complete with teetering tenements and glowering gargoyles

Phoenix from the flames: The man who rebuilt an entire town

A Polish businessman who spent 10 years rebuilding a town destroyed in WWII, tells the First News about his dream.

Poznań International Air Show

Two days of aerobatics, group skydiving and a presentation of historic aircrafts are in store for aviation fans (100 thousand are expected by the organizers), who will visit the Poznań – Ławica airport on May 19-20.  

Poland 5th best place in Europe to raise family

Poland is one of the best countries in Europe to raise a family, new research shows.

Warsaw one of the best places in the world for vegan food

When Feliciano Diaz opened a vegan restaurant in Warsaw three years ago he knew he was taking a step into the unknown. A dedicated vegan with a passion for food and a Polish wife, the Spaniard wanted to bring the spirit of veganism to the Polish capital but knew that the idea of keeping away from meat and dairy foods was still something of a novelty in Poland.

Annual Chopin concerts begin in Łazienki Park

Monday sees the start of a 4-month celebration of Polish composer Frederyk Chopin with a series of concerts to be held in Łazienki Park in Warsaw.

From Tel Aviv to Kraków - and why I stayed. Holiday Inn General Manager tells the First News of how he fell in love with Kraków

An award-winning Israeli hotelier who went to Kraków to discover his family history is still there 15 years on.