Spending Christmas in Warsaw

Places to see Warsaw Guide

If you’re planning to visit Warsaw during the holiday season, be prepared! We’ve asked our Polish and Expat experts living in Warsaw what to do and what to expect during Christmas. Let’s have a read. Chris (25, Texas, in Warsaw since 2008) When I first came here around December, I was not surprised to see… Continue Reading »

Warsaw Shopping

5 best shopping malls in Warsaw

Places to see Warsaw Guide

No matter if you are staying for an extended time or just for a few days, Warsaw has a lot to offer when it comes to shopping – the fresh air of capitalism swept through the country 30 years ago and shopping centres were showing up one after another. But a simple mall is nothing… Continue Reading »

Old Town and Palace

Districts of Warsaw #1: Downtown

Places to see Warsaw Guide

As every big, populous metropolitan area, Warsaw is divided into boroughs (or districts) which in turn are divided into neighborhoods – each of them has its own history (sometimes dated back to the medieval times) and many of them are identified by some characteristic landmark or main purpose they serve in the city’s life –… Continue Reading »

Emil Wedel – Polish Willy Wonka and his chocolate magic

Warsaw Guide

Wedel might not be as recognizable as some Belgian brands of chocolate, but for Polish citizens life without Wedel is not worth living. The company has remained strong through the ages, since the first chocolate factory and shop were opened by Karol Wedel in 1845 and the official brand was registered in 1851. Wedel manufactured… Continue Reading »