Featuring the largest hornbeam maze in the world, and filled with themed gardens festooned with artworks and attractions, Hortulus Spectabilis has been hailed as one of ‘the miracles of Poland’.
Written by William Joseph Showalter, the 106-year-old article entitled ‘Partitioned Poland’ which was sent to TFN by a reader, provides a unique portrait of life in pre-independence Poland from the perspective of a western observer.
The post-industrial city located in central Poland and historically associated with the textile trade was the only Polish city on the list and was selected among five cities in the ‘Sustainability’ category, with the other categories being Nature, Adventure, Culture and History.
EXCLUSIVE: TFN reader sends surprise package from the US containing an original June 1939 edition of NatGeo magazine. One article entitled ‘Pedalling through Poland’, details the adventures of photographer Dorothy Hosmer who travels from Kraków, to the Polish Tatra mountains and through territories of present-day Ukraine.
Measuring 125 metres in length, and accommodating 126 passengers, the ship from Crist shipyard in Gdynia will include a yoga studio, spa, saunas with ocean views, two infinity hot tubs and a lounge with panoramic views. It will also tout sixty-nine luxury cabins, among them a number of 40 sq/m suites.
Wiercigroch has travelled from Bali to the Beskid Mountains to document the culture and art of cooking.
The famous magazine rewards a man who skied down K2 and two climbers involved in a desperate bid to save two colleagues stranded high on one of the world’s highest mountains.
The First News takes a trip to Poznań’s up-and-coming but still aged Śródka district.
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