Poland’s Bydgoszcz Celebrates 667th Birthday This Weekend

The River Walker

This weekend the city of Bydgoszcz in Poland marks their 667th birthday with events scheduled around town. From a rapper performance in town hall to parties and an opera, all of Bydgoszcz will turn out with guests in celebrating this wonderful ancient place’s heritage.

Blowing the Whistle on Bad Tourism PR

Polska logo

It’s no secret we’re about being open here at Argo Travel News. At all our news outlets, for the matter. The world needs so called “loose cannons” if we are to get better at everything we do. That said, a really bad public relations move on the part of Polska, Poland’s Official web portal and acting Director Boguslaw Becla befell us and them recently. I say “befell” out of consideration for our friends in Poland, the man is just plain rude.

The Coming Warsaw Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival

Warsaw Beethoven Easter Fest

Coming to Poland’s capital March 17th through 29th the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw invites the best in the world to a cultural and artistic event to remember. Initiated by the wife of legendary Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, Elzbieta Penderecka’s event is now one of Europe’s most anticipated festivals.

A Return to Elegance: Starwood’s Hotel Bristol, Warsaw

Hotel Bristol

If you’re headed to Warsaw, and need a luxury stay with the crispest of pillow cases, Hotel Bristol there has brand new ones. A multi-million dollar revamp recently is sure to have included new linens. Aside this, the Warsaw city center icon also joins The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts’ group of the world’s finest hotels.

Poland’s Hidden Highlights: Five of the Best

Image courtesy PolandMFA

From its rolling deserts in the north, to the expansive Alpine-esque Tatra Mountains in the south, Poland is choc-a-block with magical attractions vying for your attention. Today Argophilia takes a look at some of our favorite, less well known, Polish highlights.

Magdalena Abakanowicz Works On Display in Warsaw

Abakanowicz's Agora

Earlier this month works of Poland’s celebrated sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz went on exhibit in Warsaw. Made up of mostly never before seen pieces, the exhibit at Warsaw’s House of Plastic Arts Gallery represents the latest revelation of the talents of the now prized artist.