Tossed for centuries back and forth between the Poles, Germans and Czechs, Poland’s southwestern province of Silesia is a fascinating blend of cultures, languages and architectural styles. Its main city, Wrocław, is the focus of Poland’s new economic dynamism. Vibrant Poznań to the north, the heart of the original Polish nation, is one of the country’s oldest cities and a key commercial link to Western Europe.

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An expert's guide: the best places to stay in Warsaw

An expert's guide: the best places to stay in Warsaw

No longer the grey city of Eastern European stereotype, the Polish capital Warsaw is a forward-looking, ebullient and multi-layered kind of place, where gleamin…

19 Jul 2018 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
The 10 best Baltic beach resorts

The 10 best Baltic beach resorts

European beach holidays haven’t always been just about the Mediterranean. A century ago, the resorts along the Baltic Sea were just as likely to attract the E…

16 Mar 2018 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
10 great winter destinations in Central and Eastern Europe

10 great winter destinations in Central and Eastern Europe

If you can look past the plummeting temperatures and long dark nights, winter is a hugely rewarding season in which to visit Central and Eastern Europe. Frozen…

13 Nov 2017 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
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