Krakow

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…

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…

krakow-market-square

“It was as if we were just there at the transitional phase… when the night has ended and people go home, the day is beginning and other people are coming to work,” say Krystyna and Keven when they photograph Krakow’s Rynek… Krakow’s market square, or ‘Rynek’ in Polish, is the…

Below the sunny squares of Poland’s royal capital lies a shadowy world of legends and fantasy, music and cabaret… vodka and beer. Nick Hodge is your guide as we delve deep into the five best cellar joints in Krakow. Beelzebub comes in many guises and, according to local legend, the…

krakow-pierogi-bars

Cheap and filling, it’s often hard to separate the Polish pierog from hard times under the Communist hammer. But with exotic fillings now en vogue the dumpling is reinventing itself as a decidedly bourgeois treat says Simon Taylor. There’s no denying that the Poles love their pierogi (dumplings). Found in cheap…