Legendary Chocolate Lounge by “Wedel”

The original shop and cafeteria of the oldest chocolate brand in Poland. It was opened in 1894 in an elegant apartment house which was one of the few buildings to survive World War II in this area. Y...

Słodki Słony – Warsaw`s Must-Try Pastry

This is place is located too close to where I live. The smell of sugar and butter attracts you when you pass by and you just cannot resist. You can sit and have a coffee with cake or you can just tak...

Barn Burger – A Gilty Pleasure

Heart Attack, ByPass and Sex & Violence – these are names you can find on the menu of Barn Burger. There are many burger bars in Warsaw but this one never dissapoints. Don`t be discouraged ...

Śródmieście Południowe: The Place To Be

The southern side of Warsaw’s Downtown contains numerous beautiful buildings that luckily survived WWII. It`s full of contrasts. Here you can see a boutique hotel standing near an abandoned and ruine...

Discover the Queen of Polish Rivers – The Vistula

Warsaw is the only European capital with a wild river bank. On Warsaw’s right bank of the Vistula is a nature reserve and habitat for many species of birds threatened with extinction like cormorants,...

Roma Theater – a Building With a Dark Past

The building below was the seat of the Roma Catholic Action, but nowadays is mostly known for the Roma musical theater producing popular shows such as Cats, Grease and Mamma Mia in Polish. However it...

Cross the Iconic Gdański Bridge

The Gdański Bridge is a double-decked steel truss bridge constructed in 1957-1959 according to Janusz Ratyński’s design. It was built on the pillars of the Citadel Rail Bridge from 1875, destro...

Courtyard Shrines Throughout Warsaw

There are hundreds of courtyard shrines with Virgin Mary throughout Warsaw, especially in the Praga Północ district. Most were created in 1943 by the Catholic residents of the buildings during s...