Urban Travel Blog

Author: Anna Spysz

Anna is a freelance writer, tech journalist and occasional photographer who’s aspiring to be a (digital) nomad.

http://www.annaspysz.com

kazimierz-district-poland

Full of moody cafes and bearded Bohemians, Kazimierz has been Krakow’s hip spot for nigh on two decades. Despite development, more cool bars seem to open than close, whilst the district’s melancholy soul is as captivating as ever…

stray-cats-tel-aviv-pics

Sandy beaches, sacred sites and slick street art have nothing on the all-conquering kitsch of furry felines… or so says Anna Spysz as she chronicles the strays moggies of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in the latest of our urban photo essays. Last month, I spent five and a half days…

Fez-morocco-photo-story

Take a walk through the colourful streets of Fez’s world famous medina through the lens of our roving photo-reporter Anna Spysz, whose Couchsurfing experience gives her a real insight into local life… Designated a World Heritage site since 1981, the ramshackle and enchanting Medina of Fez (or Fes) charts its…

This week at Urban Travel Blog we thought we’d feature something a little more fun than usual by publishing photos of some of our favourite cities in (fake) miniature. According to the fount of all knowledge, by blurring parts of a photo it is possible to “simulate the shallow depth…

Anna Spysz risks frostbite to photograph, and talk to, Krakow’s swans during a particularly nippy weekend in Poland. Michael Dlugi shivers along for the ride. Contrary to popular opinion, Poland is not located in Siberia. Sure, it gets cold here in the winter, but, as a rule, the rivers do…