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 »

Warsaw Public Transport – the basics

Warsaw Transport

Below you can find the basic tips for using public transportation in Warsaw. This section will be expanded. Index 1. Tickets Warsaw Tickets Warsaw Public Transport has an integrated ticket system, which means that you don’t have to buy separate tickets for different means of transport – one ticket is viable in metro, bus and… Continue Reading »

Places worth seeing – Ujazdow Castle

Places to see

Polish capital has a lot to offer when it comes to old architectural marvels – three distinct castles (and a couple of smaller ones) are the best examples of rich history of Warsaw. Out of those three castles, Ujazdow has the best vistas and is located in a very attractive neighborhood, in Warsaw’s Downtown (Srodmiescie),… Continue Reading »

Finding accomodation in Warsaw

Warsaw Accomodation

Finding a good accommodation  for a couple of days is not that hard in Warsaw – Poland’s capital has numerous different options for travelers, from cheap (but clean) hostels, through boutique hotels, ending with large known brands, such as Hilton or Marriott (the latter being one of the most noticeable parts of Warsaw’s skyline). In… Continue Reading »