Lublin Onion Pletzls

The fourth episode of Jewish Food Tour is focused on the Ashkenazi flavours in the Lublin and Kazimierz Dolny area. It is also a regions renown for its picturesque landscapes, but are there any traces of Jewish food? Check it out!

Krakow Bagel

Jewish bagel – legendary Jewish snack from… Krakow! In this episode I explore the Ashkenazi roots of bagels in the most magical city of Poland. But there are more delicious stories to tell and places to visit while in Kraków. Just have a look!

Warsaw Tzimmes

How about Jewish food in contemporary Poland? Is it easy to get a plate of gefilte fish, roasted goose or tzimmes? You’ll find some answers and travel tips in the first episode of “Jewish Food Tour of Poland” – a culinary travel vlog series that I wrote and directed for Polin Muzeum.

News from the farmers’ market: end of autumn

The end of autumn is probably not the best season for a Warsaw city visit and even a devoted local patriot like me would admit it. Let be honest about it: the weather conditions are questionable at best and it is getting dark around 3-4 PM and you can forget about seeing the Sun earlier…

Praga: my favourite spots on film

How about a guided walk in Praga, a Warsaw city district? Thanks to the Common Roots Campaign launched by the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews I can show you round my favourite spots in spite of the pandemics regulations. Sounds like fun? Just join me on my walk!

Praga and its Jewish heritage

The original hideout where a Righteous Among the Nations family was hiding Jews during WWII, two prayer halls and a glimpse of a pre-war city. The stories and architecture of the eastern part of Warsaw inspired Hollywood directors and local street art artists. For years Praga in Warsaw (the district on the eastern bank of…

Christmas in Warsaw

Every December Warsaw turns into a Christmas amusement park, full of light decorations and seasonal markets. The festive atmosphere lasts until the end of January, but the preparations have already started and you can see workers building sculptures and light pergolas all over the city centre. In 2018, the winter lights display covered approximately 20 km…

A selfie with Frederic Chopin and the Warsaw’s highlights

What are the highlights of Warsaw? Well, the absolute must see in the historic area of Warsaw include: the Old Town and the Royal Castle (UNESCO World Heritage site), glimpses on Wisła (our river), the elegant Krakowskie Przedmieście, the modern University of Warsaw Library and its roof garden, the Chopin’s heart and… a personal selfie photo…

Alternative Warsaw

Eastern bazaar, bears at the tram stop and Google for Startups in an old vodka distillery – when you cross Wisła river and get to the eastern (right) river bank you will discover Warsaw that is an alternative to skyscrapers and reconstructions of the city center. First things first: the eastern bazaar is called in…

Chinese garden in the heart of Warsaw

There is a piece of Beijing in Warsaw. In summer the red lanterns will guide you along the paths of the most loved park in our city. Wile in winter and covered with snow? Well, like a Chinese fairy tale. Perhaps, it is a bit controversial – some people simply adore it, but some just…