New Reviews in Wrocław In Your Pocket #39

Get the PDF at wroclaw.inyourpocket.com Main Feature: Wrocław with the Kids Mango Mama  What was once a plasticky hole-in-the-wall serving amazing Asian food in Wrocław’s less-than-glamorous Nadodrze district, a draw for expats and Asian food enthusiasts alike, is now a glammed-out multiple-level establishment right in the touristy heart of the city. Kąpielisko Morskie Oko   Named after…

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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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Ask The Concierge @Marriott. Warsaw #97

by ELŻBIETA MISZCZYK Concierge at the Marriott Hotel Les Clefs d’Or member since 2010 Dear readers of Warsaw In Your Pocket, Hello everyone! February and March were not the warmest months of the year in Poland and at this time of year one does not meet colourful tables, full of guests outside. However I have some comforting…

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On Kościuszko’s Trail in Kraków

Kościuszko’s highest ideal was freedom, and he used his own to try and secure it for all those less fortunate. In one country – Poland – he failed and is remembered as the greatest hero who ever walked the land. In another country – America – he succeeded, and yet has been almost completely forgotten….

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Remembrance Day

Every year the British Embassy holds a Remembrance Day ceremony in Skaryszewski Park – by the monument to the Royal Air Force Liberator which was shot down by the Germans during the Warsaw Uprising. This year’s event is on Sunday 13th November at 10.40am. Remembrance Day is always on the Sunday closest to the 11th November.

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77 Years After

© The New York Times. Source:  www.fakt.pl Today, September 1, 2016 will mark 77 years since the outbreak of World War II; 77 years since the world went to war and changed the course of human history. Gdańsk/Danzig was at centre stage when Nazi troops launched an attack in Westerplatte on the Polish Baltic, though the real mise-en-scène…

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Warsaw No. 94

The new Warsaw In Your Pocket is out. Get the PDF. A great cover by our Warsaw-based photographer, Mat Fahrenholz, and a short preface accompanying the photo of the Polish Underground State and Home Army Monument relate to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, a prevailing episode in Polish history. The main feature on Monumental History also deals with Warsaw’s tragic past and the scattered reminders of…

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