Ask The Concierge @InterContinental. Warsaw #98

by Sebastian Brodowski Concierge & Guest Services Manager @ InterContinental Warszawa Member of Les Clefs d’Or Dear Guests, Witamy w Warszawie! We are slowly welcoming spring in our beautiful capital. Residents and the city itself are waking up from their “winter lethargy”. It is a time of year when our surroundings look nicer, people go out…

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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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New Reviews in Katowice In Your Pocket #30

Get the PDF at katowice.inyourpocket.com Main Feature: 30 Must-See Silesian Structures BUŁKĘS   Pulled Pork and Pancakes! If you’re still not convinced then how about local micro-brewed craft beers on tap and in bottles, prosecco cocktails and homemade cakes. Still not convinced? Come find us on their urban terrace – we’ll be digging into yet another…

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Poznań No.46

The new Poznan In Your Pocket is out. Get the free PDF. Birds chirping, beer gardens creeping out, Lake Malta gearing up for another season of water sports and sun – spring is a lovely season to visit Poznań (unless your stay coincides with torrential rain, which Polish spring some- times gushes out). The city is shaking off its…

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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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Katowice No.30

The 30th issue of Katowice In Your Pocket gives us the perfect occasion to take stock of Silesia’s unmistakably eclectic and increasingly iconic architecture. Katowice itself is in the midst of what can only be called an architectural renaissance and its new skyline is raking up accolades and awards that no other city in Poland can compare with.

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Things We Learned About Fat Thursday in Kraków

From our office window we’ve been monitoring the line in front of Gorące Pączki all morning, and from 11:00 (when we actually started counting) until almost 14:00, there were never less than 45 souls stubbornly standing in line, waiting to get their Fat Thursday fix. While eager to fully immerse in the gluttonous tradition of pączki munching ourselves, we…

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