Warsaw’s iconic (but not necessarily loved) Palace of Culture once again faces the threat of bulldozers after a series of high-ranking Polish officials were quoted this week as saying they would like to see it torn down.
Welcome to Warsaw and the 101st edition of Warsaw In Your Pocket! Autumn is in the air and the streets are covered in leaves, squirrels are frantically preparing for winter and the streets are bustling with student chatter as the academic year gets under way.
We’ve come a long way up to our 100 issue of Warsaw In Your Pocket. On this occasion, former editor Thymn Chase shares with us the feeling of confusion and inspiration he experiences when arriving to Warsaw for the first time in 2003.
What I saw up in the clouds looking down both confused and inspired me
On the occasion of the 100 issue of Warsaw In Your Pocket, former editor, Craig Turp, shares a few thoughts on what it was like to arrive to the Polish capital back in the day and how it feels today.
From the first Warsaw In Your Pocket in January 2001 up to the 100th issue in August 2017, this hulking giant has featured on our covers a number of times. Read more about the photo used in issue no.1 and check out the covers or Warsaw IYP that feature this iconic Palace.
Having explored modern Warsaw using our Warsaw In Your Pocket issue #100 and reading about the changes it has undergone, do you ever wonder how the city once looked before World War II? Make sure to visit the Miniature Park and take a peek of the past. But be quick as, unfortunately, the museum is set to close by the end of this month on 30/09/17!