Warsaw, Poland Euro 2012 – Stadium of Passion

The European Football Championships will kick-off later today when Poland play Greece in the National Stadium in  Warsaw. The games will begin amongst much anticipation and controversy, most of which was sparked by the recent BBC ‘Panorama’ programme about violence in both hosting nations. Many of the scenes shown on the programme were disturbing, the racial hatred displayed and some …

Warsaw Uprising Museum – Resistance & Renaissance

Some destinations or attractions can invoke great emotion; sometimes the intensity is so great it’s almost stifling. Auschwitz can create feelings of sadness or revulsion, mountains are often awe-inspiring, deserts or oceans romanticism, cities excitement, the outback possibly insignificance, the pyramids or Manchu Picchu a sense of wonder. The Warsaw Uprising Museum may instil any number of emotions but after …

Warsaw, The Football Factory in Poland

Football the ‘beautiful game’ is a sport of passion; there are few team sports that can ignite the emotions of the rival supporters to the extent that football is capable. Rival teams have their own fanatical fans which follow them through thick and thin, often half way around the World, especially in Europe from Warsaw to Barcelona. “divided by fierce …