International experts will mark the 40th anniversary of adding the Historic Centre of Warsaw to the UNESCO's World Heritage List during an online seminar to be held on October 21.
Easily accessed by a picturesque trip on PKP (approximately three hours from Warsaw with a change at Malbork), Elbląg is a town that although remaining somewhat off the radar, nonetheless warrants lavishing with attention.
Decimated during WWII, with its churches, palaces, and market-place, spanning history from the 13th to the 20th century, Warsaw’s Old Town is a splendid and meticulous restoration - a true phoenix from the flames, says’s TFN’s Joanna Jasińska.
Dating from the town’s earliest days, the Old Town Square boomed during the city’s rapid 19th century industrialization but fell into neglect after WWII. Looking increasingly decrepit as the years have passed, this once vital swathe of Łódź now stands on the edge of a bright, new dawn.
Elbląg is one of the oldest cities in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship and the delightful old town is a place that every tourist should visit.
The ‘destruction inventory’ map made between 1945-46 and now available online, provides viewers with a disturbing record of how the capital looked when the guns fell silent in 1945.
TFN explores a city that was once a smoking ruin but now mixes historical charm with a cutting-edge cultural scene and thriving nightlife.
In a series of short videos – one for every day of the 63 days of the Warsaw Uprising - British Vlogger Patrick Ney looks at different aspects of the Uprising. Here, in Episode 1, he is seen at the building of the Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) in Warsaw, which played a key role in preventing the Germans from accessing the Old Town.
While it’s easy to think of Lublin as a place trapped in a quaint world of its own, signs are emerging of its ambition and foresight.
There’s more to Bydgoszcz than just wacky odds and ends. More prosaic attractions are unmasked while prowling the old town.