My Warsaw – Part III

My favorite neighborhood in Warsaw. Tree-lined streets. Al fresco dining. Pre-war Bauhaus architecture. When you step onto Francuska street from Rondo Waszyngtona, you have entered a new world. I often tell people this is the “Brooklyn” of Warsaw. That might be a bit of a stretch, but you get the idea. Interestingly, the main street […]

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My Warsaw – Part II

Mention the neighborhood of Praga (and in this case, north Praga or Praga Północ) and you are likely to receive some playful but sober advice about what to expect on “that side of the river”.  Mention the streets Ząbkowska or Brzeska and you may actually receive a warning.  But despite its reputation that seems to […]

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My Warsaw – Part I

Warsaw is a city of neighborhoods.  And while tourists may justifiably stick to the major draws of the city (the reconstructed old town, the Palace of Culture, Nowy Świat street, and the beautiful Łazienki Park), venturing into Warsaw’s lesser known districts provides many rewards, particularly with food and drink. This series will explore my three […]

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