Listed on Airbnb as a 1-room accommodation with private bathroom, the listing says: “Recommended especially for people with a good sleeping bag, no back problems and no more than 170 cm tall.”
With arguments raging on social media over whether the current sub-zero temperatures are worse than previous years, TFN compares the situation today with the ‘worst winter on record’ – that of 1978/1979.
Inspired by an initiative started in Ukraine, so far 40 cafes around the city have answered the eco-friendly call to donate used coffee grounds. If effective the coffee grounds will be used on main paths around the city and could become a mainstay of the city’s strategy for maintaining the accessibility of Kraków’s parks in winter.
With lockdown restrictions seeing ski lifts closed, and with plunging temperatures making the sea a definite no,no, kitesurfers have moved to the fields.
Temperatures fell to as low as minus 33 degrees Celcius in north-eastern Poland on Sunday night, as the country battles a bout of severe winter weather.
Around 18 metres long and 1.5 metres wide, the housing complex was designed to resemble a mini-version of the AGH University of Science and Technology’s building, so that, as the organisers put it, the hedgehogs “immediately feel that they live at AGH”.
A regulation of the minister of education published in the Journal of Laws stipulates that winter holidays for all students during this school year will take place at the same time, from January 4 to January 17, immediately after the Christmas break.
Polish tourist organisations have appealed to the prime minister for measures to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their sector, which, they warned, is in a dramatic situation.
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.
For Łukasz Supergan, crossing Iceland once on foot was not enough – he wanted to do it in winter, too.