Warsaw isn’t exactly a tourist’s haven. Most of the city’s architecture is a stark reflection of its recent history behind the iron curtain. Blocky, uniform apartment buildings rise from the concrete, dressed in varying shades of faded yellow and gray and off-white with little decoration or adornment other than the rectangular balconies and windows stationed at unsettlingly even intervals. Very waffle-y. These buildings probably served … Continue reading WARSAW / TOURISTS

Warsaw / FAMILY

A bit of a late post, as it’s always hard to write about personal things that aren’t all happy and easy. Plus, it’s tricky to keep things from turning into a babbling journal – not sure where to find a happy medium. We touched down in Warsaw around 11:30am on July 11th, after a quick flight over from Amsterdam. My dad, looking astoundingly put together … Continue reading Warsaw / FAMILY