Polish Prince like a Roman Emperor

Prince Józef Poniatowski looks like a Roman emperor instead of wearing a Polish uniform. What`s more the prince is half naked, according to the fashion of ancient Romans. It wasn’t well receive...

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 ...

Luxury Residential House from 1937

This building is over 80 years old but even though it’s a bit neglected, it still looks supermodern. Its facade is covered with bay windows and vertical glazed walls along staircases. Round cor...

Early 1900s House – a Silent Witness to History

This house gives us an idea of how Warsaw’s city center looked before being demolished during the Second World War by the Nazis. It’s the only preserved apartment building in this area, however...

In Search of the “National Polish Style”

This house is an interesting implementation of Polish wooden architecture from the Tatra Mountains (Podhale region) in a non-wooden urban environment. It`s the only building in such style in Warsaw a...

Polish Soldier From Africa

August Agboola Brawne was a jazz musician born in Nigeria who settled in Poland in the 1920s. His marriage to a Polish woman from Krakow was a sensational event at the time as local newspapers wrote ...