Category: Poland

Welcome to Warsaw; Stars Insider

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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.

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NGOs ask EU to stop Poland building border wall in primeval forest; Anna Wlodarczak-Semczuk; Reuters

Photo: Kacper Pempel

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.

Source: NGOs ask EU to stop Poland building border wall in primeval forest

Meet The Largest Brick Castle In The World: Malbork Castle; Sharjeel T; Wonderful Engineering

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Advertisement The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is a 13th-century Teutonic castle and fortress located near the town of Malbork, Poland. It is one of the largest castles in the world measured by land area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle is a classic example of a medieval fortress and, on […]

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Auschwitz: Where Work Once Set You Free. But Only Upon Death; Eric MacKenzie Lamb; The St Kitts Nevis Observer

Usually, Eric MacKenzie Lamb’s travel pieces feature destinations which consist of a combination of stunning natural beauty, an off the beaten track location, as well as things to do and see- all of which, one hopes, leaves readers with a positive sense from learning  at least something they hadn’t known before.

Source: AUSCHWITZ: WHERE WORK ONCE SET YOU FREE. BUT ONLY UPON DEATH. – The St Kitts Nevis Observer