• World War II

    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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    Dresden Remembers

    by  • February 13, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Dresden, World War II

    70 Years on from the World War II Bombing of Dresden, the City Prepares to Commemorate the Fallen Today marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden by Allied forces, the fiery infernos and hurricane-force winds decimating the city with an estimated 25,000 people losing their lives. The city’s iconic Frauenkirche (Church of...

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