Postcard from Warsaw; Uplifted and inspired

There are few more inspiring or uplifting museums I have visited than the Uprising Museum in Warsaw. It is such a positive place about really bleak periods of Polish history. Detailing the Polish resistance during its occupation by Nazi Germany during WWII and then its subsequent annexation by the Soviet Union it is a testiment to the indomitable spirit of …

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 …

Postcard from beautiful development in Warsaw

Finding an unexpectedly beautiful view is one of the great pleasures of travel and capturing it to share with family and friends is extra special. This view of Warsaw in Poland from the top of the Palace of Culture and Science fits this description perfectly. The city itself is full of pleasant surprises, modern, progressive and moving beyond its past …

Warsaw, Poland – Cultural Press Trip Itinerary

I will be attending a press trip to Warsaw, Poland 27th February – 1st March 2012 with several prominent members of the travel media community. The trip is organised by the Polish National Tourist Office and escorted by Miss Agnieszka Bigaj. This is the itinerary. I am really looking forward to this trip, it is always good to rub shoulders …