Poland on Tuesday appealed to the U.N. chief to step in and assist Warsaw as it looks to secure reparations from Germany amid alleged resistance from Berlin.
Jewish Solidarity, the Ideal and the Reality in the Turmoil of the Shoah; Alex Grobman; Jewish Press
An essential scholarly volume on the Shoah…
City Trip to Wroclaw and the Church of Peace in Swidnica Creativelena; CreativElena; Elena Paschinger
The city of Wroclaw is about five hours’ drive north of Vienna. It is ideally accessible from both Austria and Germany. On the way, there are interesting stops like Prague or Brno (Elena recently wrote about her stay in the second largest city in the Czech Republic); it’s easy to get there by train as well as by car.
Rangers & Celtic Champions League draw: A guide to each city Old Firm fans could travel to; Paul Drury; Scottish Sun
Warsaw, the capital city of Poland, is one of Europe’s most exuberant cities, and a major international tourist destination. Its picturesque Old Town, a cluster of castles, palaces, and parks set around a picture-book square of colorful town houses, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Several excellent museums chronicle the capital’s glittering cultural heritage, and its tumultuous past. A thriving arts and music scene, plus a plethora of clubs, bars, and restaurants, further seduce the visitor. Click through the gallery and wander through Warsaw.
Source: Welcome to Warsaw
The eastern town of Zamosc has welcomed thousands of refugees but locals wonder how long they can cope.
NGOs ask EU to stop Poland building border wall in primeval forest; Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk; Reuters
More than 150 non-governmental organisations are asking the European Commission to intervene to halt the construction of a wall on the Polish-Belarusian border running through protected areas, including one of Europe’s last primeval forests.
Poland’s border wall to cut through Europe’s last old-growth forest; Douglas Main; National Geographic
Polish-Belarus border wall threatens primeval forest, environmentalists say; Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk & Kacper Pempel; Reuters
There’s a reason that Krakow sees millions of visitors each year, and these historic must-do things are all part of the experience.
Poland’s White Gold: The Story Behind one of the World’s Biggest Adaptive Reuse Projects; Dima Stouhi; Arch Daily
In this AD Narrative, Dima Stouhi explores the history of the Wieliczka Salt Mine and how it was transformed into a multipurpose complex today.
So you’re on your way to Poland! You’ll want to start planning your trip and working out the best things to do in Krakow. In fact, you’re probably thinking, “wouldn’t it be great to have an itinerary of what to see in Krakow in 3 days?”
The Wieliczka Salt Mine is a top tourist attraction, but its true worth lies in its rich history of hard work, abiding faith, and artistic talent.
Swidnica, Poland is a highlight of the Lower Silesia. It’s full of history, beautiful architecture and home to UNESCO site. Check it out!
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