Printed just as war broke out, Katarzyna Łoza’s book is a tender and deeply personal tribute to Ukraine – broaching the middle ground between travel guide and reportage, the work has taken on a new significance by offering a powerful glimpse of a nation standing on the brink of tragedy.
Entitled ‘Be Ready. Guidebook for Crisis and War’, the list of dos and don’ts was written by experts from the Government Centre for Safety (RCB), who say that "it pays to be knowledgeable and prepared for different situations."
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 network, ‘Tour Guides without Borders’ (Przewodnicy Bez Granic), which brings together 50 professional Polish tour guides from 24 countries, has grown quickly to attract a loyal group of 18, 000 followers since its launch in March 2020 and can boast a regular turn-out of 1,000 viewers for each online tour.
The Roma Association in Poland has published the first guidebook for visitors to the former Nazi German Auschwitz death camp. Its goal is to present the history of Roma inmates murdered in the camp.
The app from start-up company Immersion was commissioned by the US government and uses digital avatars and videos to guide medical staff step by step, explaining how to properly put on a mask and other specific actions needed before dealing with infected patients.
In this special festive episode of Heart of Poland, join The First News as we walk around the streets of Warsaw and learn more about Christmas in Poland and Christmas traditions in Poland. Sees the sights and smells of a traditional Christmas market in Warsaw guided by Warsaw tour guide, Kuba Wesołowski and our regular host, Patrick Ney.
Often thought of nothing more than a post-industrial city Łódź, in fact, boasts an abundance of Art Nouveau.