warsaw

demonstration

Thousands in Poland Protested New Restrictions on Abortion

55,000 people took to the streets of Warsaw to demonstrate against the right-wing government's newest attempt to make it almost impossible for women to legally end a pregnancy.
Paweł Mączewski
3.26.18
Poland

Some of Warsaw's Best Candy Is Sold in the Cemetery

In the Polish capital, All Saints’ Day is a time to remember saints, martyrs, and loved ones—and to gorge on delicious sweets known as pańska skórka, sold at makeshift stalls in the city’s cemeteries.
Kamila Rymajdo
11.6.17
polish food

In Search of Poland’s Post-Communist Pizza Baguette

As a kid in Poland, I grew up eating zapiekanki, a loaded cheesy baguette snack popularised by street vendors after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Kamila Rymajdo
9.8.17
Berlin

Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die

From Canada to China, our guide to the top destinations for vinyl aficionados.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.28.17
Art

In Poland, the Art of Confession Gets Personal

Artists use their own stories to create more universal visibility in 'Ministry of Internal Affairs. Intimacy as Text.'
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
2.14.17
Photo

Jesus Christ Is Now Officially the King of Poland

Some photos from Christ's coronation, which took place in Krakow last weekend.
Paweł Mączewski
11.24.16
Travel

I Got My Car Fixed in a Polish Prison

Warsaw's Rakowiecka Prison doesn't advertise – since it's one of the best car repair centres in the city, word of mouth is enough to keep the inmates busy.
Ana Zalewska
11.10.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Have an Illegal Abortion

It's a crime to have an abortion in Poland, so what do you do when an unwanted pregnancy could ruin your life?
Izabela Szumen
10.26.16
News

Photos of Polish People Protesting a Near-Total Ban on Abortion

Polish MPs voted in favour of an abortion ban on Friday morning.
Karol Gryforuk, Words by Katarzyna Stupnicka
9.23.16
Polish cooking

The Stories in This Polish Cookbook Are Just as Important as the Recipes

“The idea was to use food as a window into Polish culture,” says Zuza Zak, author of Polska: New Polish Cooking. “I don’t think it matters if the taste isn’t always authentic."
Daisy Meager
8.10.16
News

Polish Students, Bikers and Nationalists Marched Together on the Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

Mikolaj Maluchnik
8.2.16
Art

Explore Eastern Europe’s Historical Housing with Architectural Nesting Dolls

Polish design studio Zupagrafika creates a set of Matryoshka inspired by concrete, Eastern Bloc apartment buildings.
Alyssa Buffenstein
7.17.16
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