From actors and politicians to tourists and locals, 79-year-old Maria Lipka has been the go-to person for hats since the 1960s. So when shoppers heard of her plight, they returned in their droves.
Following a gentle curve, and opening out at the mouth of Wawel Castle, is ul. Kanonicza 22. A guestbook exposes some of the past guests that have slept here: Jim Carrey; Depeche Mode; Hans Zimmer. Not bad company that I keep, I think to myself, as my gaze falls on a signed snap of Benedict Cumberbatch.
Dr. Tomasz Figarski, who is a specialist at the Forest Management and Geodesy Office, has joined the ‘Leaves aren’t Rubbish’ campaign, pointing out that fallen leaves have multiple environmental benefits.
Offering “a safe investment” with “guaranteed returns”, the market for micro-apartments has proven resilient in the face of covid.
VIDEO: Featuring contributions from over 75 artists, in just 1:11 minutes the film viewers on a journey through Poland, from cities buzzing with life to the peacefulness of the countryside.
Dating from the beginning of the 20th century, the tram ferried people around the city between 1941 and the early 1960s before being retired from public service and used as a ‘technical’ vehicle.
Built by the Galicia Jewish Museum, the free photography app showcases rare snapshots of Jewish life beyond the parameters of the Holocaust.
The city isn’t short on covert quirks and curiosities – things and places that somehow fall between the cracks when it comes to receiving the widespread adulation of the backpacker bibles and internet’s travel sites.
A perfect tonic to the more mainstream pleasures of right-bank Kraków, Podgórze over the river is the ideal destination in which to rebuild lingering love affairs with this ancient royal city.
Directed only at the “homeless and needy”, a symbolic price of just 1zł will cover one month’s stay at the Pergamin Old Town Apartments in Kraków.