The COVID-19 pandemic has brought various changes to everyday life – for example, in our shopping practices. How do today’s supermarket queues compare to those under communism in Poland?
Jonathan Safran Foer, author of We Are the Weather, talks about pursuing an environmental way of life, the power of poetry, and how he engages in constructive conversation about climate.
What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the second part include the descendants of those persecuted during the Basque trials.
In Poland, a number of folk remedies exist for treating common health ailments. Far from being useless, these remedies do have health properties and help people deal with the drag of being unwell.
Minsk, the capital of Belarus, is ranked among the top three cleanest cities worldwide. On the surface, this is certainly true. But is this a good thing? And what happens when we peek underneath its shiny veneer?
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we keep hearing that we are living in the ‘new normal’. But how exactly have previous pandemics changed world history?
Warmia-Masuria is the home of the Polish lake district and a popular holiday destination. Yet among its rivers and swamps – even in the houses of its locals – live all sorts of menacing creatures...
What does it mean to be a witch in 21st-century Europe? Our new cross-border reportage tries to answer this question by looking for the granddaughters of the witches that Europe was never able to burn. The heroes of the first part include village healers from North-Eastern Poland.
Some practical advice on handling the pressures of self-isolation, social distancing and lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.