What’s up, Warsaw? WEDNESDAY, January 1st, 2014

#FOOD Regional Polish Flavors  Are you curious to find out what’s all the fuss with Polish cottage cheese about? Do you want to try regional Polish dishes and buy some quality sausage to take back home? Then this place is for you – lunch sets at 25 PLN (or less) on weekdays include soup, main […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? TUESDAY, December 31st, 2013

#CAFE  Pre-war vibe in one of Warsaw’s prettiest cafes  If you can’t afford to stay at the famous Bristol hotel, be sure to at least visit their stylish art-deco café, inspired by Viennese coffehouses. The café is located in the ground floor of the hotel, almost next door to History Meeting House. Find a window […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? MONDAY, December 30th, 2013

#MUSEUM Poster Museum The Poster Museum in Wilanów is the oldest institution of this type in the world. It houses 30 thousand items which represent the history of poster art from 1892 to contemporary times and this makes it one of the world largest collections of this art form. Located in a 19th century riding […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? SUNDAY, December 29th, 2013

#SPORTS  Go skating!  With the mild winter we’re going through this year it’s not really sure if we mean roller-skating or ice-skating, is it?:) Well, as much as we’d like Warsaw to be at least 20 degrees C in December and January, life’s not that easy for us and we definitely get more occasions to […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? SATURDAY, December 28, 2013

#SHOPPING Stock up on the best Polish young art and fashion! Looking for original souvenirs? Interested in seeing what the young creative Poles are putting their minds to? Head to the prewar office building at Piękna 19 for the winter edition of Art Yard Sale, open daily throughout December.  Where: Art. Yard Sale Winter Edition, ul. […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? FRIDAY, December 27th, 2013

#MUSEUM  3D pics and a strange machine  The Warsaw Photoplasticon – a huge machine designed in the 19th century that shows 3D pictures – is definitely a must-see ! After all, only a few of those fascinating devices have survived until the 21st century and the one we have in Warsaw has been operating in the […]

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What’s Up, Warsaw? THURSDAY, 26 December 2013

#MUSEUM  Darkness and beauty  Recently reorganised, the National Museum of Warsaw exhibits an array of works of art dating from ancient Egypt times to 21st century. You can admire Polish classics like Matejko (don’t miss his immense ‘Battle of Grunwald’!), Malczewski or Wyspiański there. But what truly fascinates us there is the section of European […]

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What’s Up, Warsaw? TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 23-24 December 2013

#TRADITION #SIGHTEEING  Christmas nativity scenes  ”Szopka” is a Polish tradition of presenting nativity scenes in churches in a form of figures of Virgin Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus and animals. Every year in the Christmas period, catholic churches build thatched sheds with camels, cows, sheep and shepherd dogs watching the newly born Jesus in amazement (that’s […]

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What’s Up, Warsaw? MONDAY, 23 December 2013

#DRINK  World’s best hot chocolate… at least according to Varsovians  Polish winters are tough! You deserve a treat, especially if you’re after a day of sight-seeing! Ask anyone and you’ll learn that the best chocolate is made by Wedel company here in Warsaw, Poland. The company was founded back in the first half of 19th […]

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What’s Up, Warsaw? SUNDAY, 22 December 2013

#SHOPPING  Panic Art Sale  Were you planning to do all the Christmas shopping in November this year? Well, we know this story soooo well:) With just a few days left until Christmas, don’t waste any more time and get your loved ones something really special! How about a piece of modern graphic design art from […]

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