Shakespeare & Company

Sylwia Besz-Miazga Photography

Set in the heart of Paris on the left bank opposite Notre-Dame, Shakespeare and Company bookstore is a unique place. Originally established in 1920s by Sylvia Beach, the store was a gathering place for writers such as Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce. Shakespeare and Company serves as both a bookstore and a reading library, specializing in English-language literature.

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Stanislaw Lem Garden of Experiences

Ogród doświadczeń, Kraków | Sylwia Besz - Fotologia

The Krakow-based Garden of Experiences (Ogród doświadczeń) named after the Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem is the first sensory park in Poland. Spread across six hectares of landscaped parkland, the garden has swept science out of the dusty classroom. Visitors can literally grasp the doctrine, as over fifty interactive installations are up and running, each demonstrating a different phenomenon in the world of physics.

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