Wizz Air: 0703 503 010
On weekends in Kraków I head to the hidden Jordana Park, a family-friendly spot popular with locals opposite the Blonia Commons.
FROM AIRPORT TO CITY
Matusek bus transfer in a coach to and from Katowice airport. The cost is €7.50 one-way, €15 return (Katowice) and €15 one-way, €30 return (Kraków).
ul. Drzymaly 9, Katowice, +48 (0)32 608 0050, www.buddha.info.pl After Lodz and Warsaw, Buddha’s new location in Katowice offers a welcome alternative from the Polish/Italian circuit, with the best in Indian cuisine.
Kolanko No 6
ul. Jozefa 17, Kraków, +48 (0)12 292 0320, www.kolanko.net A favourite with the locals, Kolanko serves up scrumptious crêpes with sweet (fruit) or savoury (spinach) fillings. Their charming back garden is one of the few in the Kazimierz district.
FRIENDS Klub RE
ul. Mikolajska 5, Kraków +48 (0)12 431 0881, www.klubre.pl During the summer, RE is my favourite spot in the Old Town with a nice garden patio for an afternoon beer and a chill cellar for alternative live music.
ul. Dworcowa 2, Katowice +48 (0)32 724 0803, www.inq.pl INQ Club is one of the only reasons young Cracovians head west on weekends, for the electronic nights iand drinks cheaper than Katowice.
Instead of an iced coffee, Poles prefer ta scoop of ice cream. The best is at Stanislaw Sarga, ul. Starowislna 83.
Words Michelle Dramowicz