From discos to bat sanctuaries and art galleries, old bomb shelters have seen a renaissance across Poland.
Although Warsaw has done more than most to commemorate Poland’s greatest women, with only one statue in Poznań and a scattering of others across the country, Webber finds women often railroaded to become little more than composite representations of ideals or movements. With additional research by Lidia Ławecka.
While not recommend for honeymoon purposes (unless, maybe, you’re looking for a quick divorce), this is a city that is not short on points of interest.
With news that at least one of Robert Lewandowski’s early clubs will receive a huge chunk of cash following his dream move to Barcelona, this week’s Webber’s World travels to the town of Pruszków where the town’s football club Znicz will get a whopping EUR 450,000.
Throw a dart at a map and the chances are it will land on a town that has been perverted by concrete: Leżajsk, Parczew, Wągrowiec, Końskowola, Skawina, Bartoszyce, Skierniewice – the list of shame could fill a phone book. But, are things slowly changing?
Rzeszów should not be treated as some potluck stop-off, for were it not for its slightly unfortunate position on the map it would surely rate higher on Poland’s must-visit list, says TFN’s Alex Webber.
With an abundance of off-grid locations spread across the country, spending summer in Poland should not mean spending big in the seaside resorts, says Alex Webber.
Executed with deft aplomb, there is nothing in this hotel that feels like a misstep. Every surface, ever corner and every little nook has a purpose or some tiny magic detail: a trinket of some sort whether it be a book or a photo or some charming decoy to keep you amused.
I cannot overstate the almost child-like happiness that you feel once you’ve settled into your bubble. Extraordinary in every respect, you find yourself on a high just taking it all in.
Alex Webber travels to the delightful little town of Sandomierz where he finds Widnokrąg, a place of art, culture, grace and hospitality, the very essence of the town itself.