What’s Up, Warsaw? SATURDAY, 01 March 2014

#CONCERT Longest birthday party ever!  When was Chopin born? You won’t find an answer to this question even in the museum devoted to him. His mother claimed it was the first day of March, while church registry states it was February 22nd. Because no one will ever know the truth, Warsaw throws its most famous […]

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What’s Up, Warsaw? FRIDAY, 28 February 2014

#PARTY / #EVENT  Fishy Warsaw Carnival  Warsaw’s original, true atmosphere is often connected to suspicious lads offering you a round of 3 cards game (obviously to rip you off!) and is best summed up with the famous quote from a traditional song: you want to mess around with us [the Varsovians], you better have your […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? THURSDAY, February 27th, 2014

#FOOD  It’s Fat Thursday, have a donut!  This is the last Thursday before Lent, tradition requires that you stuff yourself senseless with sweets, preferably donuts (pączki) or faworki, so don’t be surprised if you see huge lines in front of most pastry shops. Everyone has their favorites, we’ll give you ours, too! If pastry shop at […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? WEDNESDAY, February 26th, 2014

#SPORTS  Go skating!  Walking is not enough for you? 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, life’s not that easy for us and we definitely get more occasions […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? TUESDAY, February 25th, 2014

#FOOD  Did you already try W-Zka (wuzetka), Warsaw’s signature cake?  Like Vienna or New York, the city of Warsaw also has its own “official cake”. According to an urban legend, the W-Zka is supposed to honor the East-West (Wschód-Zachód, or W-Z) route which you now use to get from subway station Ratusz Arsenał to the […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? MONDAY, February 24th, 2014

#DRINK  World’s best hot drink… at least according to Varsovians  February is cold! And to make it worse, the sun has turned shy and likes to hide behind the clouds. You deserve a treat, especially if you’re after a day of sight-seeing! Ask any local and you’ll learn that the best chocolate is made by the […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? SUNDAY, February 23rd, 2014

#FOOD  All-you-can-eat Russian brunch  Polish cuisine was heavily influenced by Russian ideas (if you’ve been on our tour, you’ll remember Warsaw was under Russian rule for over a century, so this did not come out of nowhere). This Sunday, head to Leniviec to experience some of the best of these, including blini with salmon and […]

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What’s up Warsaw? SATURDAY, February 22nd, 2014

#FOOD  Truly Varsovian food and… music  The Butcher’s is Varsovians’ pet name for Pasja Smaku, a wonderful little bistro offering undisputedly best meat in Warsaw. The owner, a butcher in the 3rd generation and head the Butcher’s Guild of Warsaw, is doing his best to appease the hip tastes of young Varsovians – his bistro […]

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What’s up, Warsaw? FRIDAY, February 21st, 2014

#DRINKING  Cozy café to drink away the winter blues   Cold after the free tour? Want to rest after a day of sightseeing or before a night of clubbing? Visit the new cafe at Bankowy square, probably the first in Warsaw to offer mulled cider. DZIK („Wild Boar”) is a cider brand made exclusively from […]

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What’s up Warsaw? THURSDAY, 20 February 2014

#CONCERT  Acoustic concert for Ukraine  Whatever you think of a current situation in Ukraine, either that’s provocated by exterior countries, either caused by disappointment of desperate citizens- the fact is that in a theoritically democratic country its president gave order to shoot at its people. More than 25 people have been already killed, hundreds are […]

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