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  • Summer beaches edging the Vistula river

    Neighbourhood: Warsaw

    The Nazi headquarters turned boutique hotel; the library with its own roof garden; the vodka museum that shares its digs with Google… Warsaw is in the grip of a fascinating… Read More»

  • The 900-odd bison in Białowieża make up around 25% of the world’s total population. Image: Wild Poland and Lukasz-Mazurek

    Weekender: Poland

    An ancient, untamed enclave in the Polish east, Białowieża is a fairytale forest hosting a colourful cast of creatures Read More»

  • Wawel Castle, viewed from St Mary's Basilica, Krakow Image: Jon Attenborough

    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»

  • Dwor Oliwski

    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»