With news that Kino Pionier in Szczecin, one of the world’s longest continuously-running cinemas, is in danger of shutting down, Webber’s World goes on a journey through time to uncover the gems of the Poland’s silver screen movie theatres.
Gdynia, it must be said, is about the now. Whether you’re sipping specialty coffee in artistically ascetic cafes like Tłok or glugging maverick craft beers in Ale Browar, there’s an energy and edge that feels irresistibly vivid.
Webber's World: In one of Warsaw’s fringe districts to the city’s far east, plastered on the side of a municipal building I found a mural depicting a bi-plane swooshing over a cavalry unit beneath….
Following the recent opening of the EU’s tallest building in the Polish capital, Webber’s World takes a look atthe wider impact British architects have had on the country’s primary city.
While not recommend for honeymoon purposes (unless, maybe, you’re looking for a quick divorce), this is a city that is not short on points of interest.
Throw a dart at a map and the chances are it will land on a town that has been perverted by concrete: Leżajsk, Parczew, Wągrowiec, Końskowola, Skawina, Bartoszyce, Skierniewice – the list of shame could fill a phone book. But, are things slowly changing?
Perched underneath the southern crook of the Wisła, Zabłocie has been reborn as arguably Kraków’s most rapidly developing district.
Poland is a country that never ceases to surprise me – and can there be anything more surprising than the mind-boggling castles and palaces that have been built from scratch in the last few decades?
Being here is the very definition of soul-warming happiness. Clad in wood and covering a footprint of just 25 sq/m, the Bookworm Cabin is an intimate little treasure.
A town of just under 15,000, Nowy Tomyśl flatters to deceive. As sleepy as it might appear, there’s no shortage of weird little frills to jolt you awake.
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