As the curtain falls on 2022, TFN’s Alex Webber takes a personal look back at his travel highlights of the year…
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.
Set between the city centre and the leafy suburb of Oliwa, till now Wrzeszcz has possibly been better-known as the childhood home of Nobel prize-winning author Günter Grass. However, its patchwork of architectural styles also offer a telling glimpse into the chronology of the city.
The energy that initially seduced me is still there, and if anything has grown all the stronger. Manifesting itself in a raft of top eateries and alternative hangouts, these have been ably complimented by a slew of modern attractions that range from the compelling Emigration Museum to a funicular cable car with vertiginous views of all that’s around.
According to the study which looked at Warsaw, Wrocław, Poznań, Łódź, the Tri-City, Kraków, Szczecin and Lublin “…the business environment, the quality of office buildings and the availability of facilities that improve residents’ quality of life – in Lublin they are at the highest level.”