Where To Get Your Shamrocks Off On St. Patrick’s Day in PL

Solemn or cathartic, Christian or pagan, in Ireland or anywhere in the world, St. Paddy’s is a reminder of how easy it is to share a heritage that we could call our own and how mankind belongs neither here nor there, but to one another. Here’s a shortlist of places in Poland you can go drown the shamrocks, celebrate everything Irish and honour what brings us all together.

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Gdansk’s Granary Island set to be re-born

After many years of wrangling, false starts and disappointments, March 9th 2017, marked an important moment in the history of one of the city’s most recognized landmarks. The Granary Island (Polish Spichlerze, German Spicherstetten) has stood as a vivid and poignant reminder of the destruction of war and the tragic 20th century history of the city…

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Women’s Day in PL: 12 Legendary Polish Ladies Worth Knowing

Cut flowers certainly smell nice, but for how long? What about actually empowering women and improving their station in society? What about Women’s Day as a vehicle for social change.
For our part, we’ve decided to modestly contribute to the cause of gender equality by presenting you with a list of Polish women who are making, or have made, a significant impact on society through their respective fields of activity; for example and inspiration must start somewhere…

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Teppanyaki: From East to West to Warsaw

Culinary traditions and customs are fashioned by time, people and their appetites. When it comes to food, stories of origin and success often include a voyage, a clash of cultures, a family’s secret recipe or exotic ingredients and cooking techniques. The history of teppanyaki is no different, and has secured a place in the annals of western gastronomy. Its genesis…

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Warsaw No.96 #xmasinyourpocket

The new Warsaw In Your Pocket is out. Get the PDF. It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year here in wintry Warsaw. The first snow flakes have already licked the eyelids of many a Varsovian and City Hall has once again outdone itself with their tree trimming and hall decking. The holiday season of course…

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