When I lived in Poland in the mid-1990s, I was entranced by the blocky neon signs on the nation's buildings.
So you think you’ve done Europe? You probably haven’t even begun – here are 10 great countries beyond the tried and tested.
Travel in budget mode doesn't necessarily involve nights in shared dorms, fast food and backpacks.
There's more to Europe than Paris and Prague as Ute Junker discovers with these oft-forgotten treasures.
History has been reconstructed so well in Warsaw that David Whitley finds the fakes difficult to pick.
Relics of the communist era abound in this Krakow 'suburb' and, as David Whitley finds, some are coming back into fashion.
Venice is so beautiful and wonderful it hardly seems to belong to this world.
David Whitely takes a look at the eight host cities for Euro 2012.