• Warsaw

    Warsaw’s Museum of the History of Polish Jews named European Museum of the Year

    by  • April 10, 2016 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Religious Sites, Warsaw, World War II

    Pay homage to Warsaw’s Jewish Heritage in the Polish Capital. A few weeks ago I took a look at a few of the shortlisted museums and cultural institutions vying for the title of European Museum of the Year. Yesterday, the winner was announced at a ceremony in San Sebastián, with the coveted title awarded...

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    European Museum of the Year 2016 – Who Will Win?

    by  • February 24, 2016 • Amsterdam, Art, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Paris, Porto, Sport, Turin, Warsaw

    From Polish Folk Culture to Portuguese Football, this year’s nominated EMYA short list offers a diverse choice of subject matter. Fierce debate and careful consideration is currently underway as the European Museum Forum assesses the nominations for this year’s European Museum of the Year. Having received a total of 49 entries from 24 different...

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    City Breaks with a Sporting Sideline

    by  • January 12, 2016 • City Breaks, Cologne, Florence, Funchal, Geneva, Helsinki, Leipzig, Madeira, Prague, Sport, Stockholm, Warsaw, Zurich

    From football to the Olympics, Europe’s sporting prowess extends to its museums. Once again, all the major stars of the football world descended on Zurich last night for the presentation of the coveted annual FIFA Ballon d’Or award. This year, the lucky recipient was Lionel Messi, with 2015 being the fifth time he’s lifted...

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    Marathon Aspirations

    by  • December 27, 2015 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Belgrade, Bergen, Berlin, Bordeaux, Bratislava, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cannes, City Breaks, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dresden, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Frankfurt, Funchal, Geneva, Girona, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, Krakow, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madeira, Madrid, Malaga, Malta, Marseille, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Naples, New York, Nice, Oslo, Palermo, Palma, Paris, Porto, Prague, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Rotterdam, Salzburg, San Sebastian, Seville, Sport, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Tallinn, Tromso, Turin, Valencia, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Vilnius, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Zagreb, Zurich

    Start 2016 with a spring in your step and a place in one of Europe’s city marathons. If your festive indulgences have left you approaching 2016 full of well-intentioned resolutions to get in shape, then it’s more than likely that you’re not alone! No matter how dedicated you start the New Year, it’s often...

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    Van Gogh Comes to Warsaw

    by  • November 22, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Warsaw

    Bringing the work of Van Gogh alive like never before, the Polish capital is the next stop on this unmissable interactive exhibition experience. If you happen to be venturing to the Polish capital over the next few months, there’s an exciting new exhibition in town that, for fans of Van Gogh, is definitely one...

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    New Flights Announced from the UK to Warsaw and Budapest

    by  • June 28, 2015 • Budapest, City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Warsaw

      Wizz Air will operate the new route from Birmingham starting in mid-September this year Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has announced direct flights from Birmingham to Warsaw and Budapest. Both routes will be operated from mid-September with two flights per week.  Hungarian airline Wizz Air  will fly between Birmingham and Warsaw on Mondays and Fridays, and between Birmingham and Budapest on Tuesdays...

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    A Warsaw City Break Wish List

    by  • November 10, 2014 • City Breaks, Festivals, Warsaw, World War I

    As we Remember the Fallen of the Great War, a Chance for Poland to Celebrate National Independence Day As Armistice Day is commemorated across Europe, November 11th has particular significance in Poland as it represents the date upon which the country regained its independence following 123 years of divide between Austria, Prussia and Russia....

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