Memorabilia from the occupation of Poland in the Uprising Museum Warsaw

Postcard from Warsaw; Uplifted and inspired

There are few more inspiring or uplifting museums I have visited than the Uprising Museum in Warsaw. It is such a positive place about really bleak periods of Polish history. Detailing the Polish resistance during its occupation by Nazi Germany during WWII and then its subsequent annexation by the Soviet Union it is a testament to the indomitable spirit of …

Postcard from Warsaw; Palace of Culture and Science

The Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science is a bit of an enigma, is a throwback to Soviet rule as it was originally a ‘gift’ from the communist state to the people of Poland; it was even named after Joseph Stalin, an honour which was later revoked. Dominating the skyline, the city’s most visible landmark is not entirely  popular due …