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    Long weekend: Krakow

    While it still bears the scars of WWII, the sobering tale of Kraków’s Jewish communities is being expertly told in sites across this beguiling and resilient city Read More»

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    Rooms under £100: Gdansk

    Poland’s most colourful port city sits pretty on the shores of the Baltic, with its painted buildings, cobbled streets and some thrifty places to bed down Read More»

  • Castle Square, Old Town, Warsaw, Poland. Image: Sameena Jarosz

    City life: Warsaw

    Completely rebuilt after the Second World War, Warsaw is shaping up to be one of Europe’s great cultural centres, with a growing number of new museums, restaurants and bars Read More»

  • Sun rise over the Ukrainian mountains, Chatka Puchatka refuge, Bieszczady. Image: Andy Jarosz.

    Poland: the Bieszczady Mountains

    In Poland’s southeastern corner, the Bieszczady Mountains remain one of eastern Europe’s last great travel unknowns with a remarkable tale to tell. Travel to this wild range, where deep mysticism… Read More»

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    Krakow: Shaking off the past

    The royal capital of Poland for 500 years, Krakow never fails to impress with its grand gothic and renaissance buildings that survived Nazi occupation, and the newly resurgent Jewish quarter… Read More»