Poland

  • 1 Europe's spectacular natural heritage
    Dramatic mountains – the vast Durmitor massif in the eponymous national park in northwestern Montenegro, the volcanic mass of Mount Teide, and the dramatic Dolomites in the Italian Alps where green...

  • 2 The natural wonders of the world
    The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC, and from then on many have been unable to resist the...

  • 3 The spiritual side of Poland
    There's no better starting point for such a 'pilgrimage' than the town of Wadowice, the town where Karol Jozef Wojtyła was born and lived for 18 years. Here, one of the first sights to see is the Basilica...

  • 4 Five stars and low cost: a winning combination
    It used to be that five-star hotels were reserved for the rich and famous. But now just about anyone can afford to enjoy the fine service and facilities at some of the world's best hotels. Here are four...

  • 5 Places where women made history
    Mexico through the eyes of Frida Kahlo Married to the famous Mexican muralist Diego de Rivera a few years after an accident that was to leave her in pain for the rest of her life, Frida Kahlo was friends...

  • 6 In search of the last European bison
    Although herds of bison used to roam throughout the forests of Europe, the clearing of land by man and the hunting of these great herbivores for meat reduced their numbers almost to extinction. Poland's...



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