This story is featured in our Episode 42.
Sergiusz Pinkwart is a writer, journalist, traveller, blogger, musician and guide at the National Museum in Warsaw. He comes from Zakopane and lived most of life in Warsaw. A year and a half ago he moved to Liverpool.
He graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw as well as the Department of Mediterranean Archeology at Warsaw University. He worked as a musician in the Polish Radio Orchestra and at the “Roma” Music Theatre in Warsaw.
He started his journalistic career as a reporter with Super Express. After an internship in New York, he got the job of head of the foregn affairs section of Viva! magazine.
He has conducted over 400 interviews with such celebrities as Woody Allen, Harrison Ford, Madeleine Albright, and Hillary Clinton. He was the first Pole to interview Canadian singers Garou and Celine Dion.
He has worked for weekly Gala and monthly PANI.
Recently he has worked as a freelancer, specializing in tourism. He has collaborated with National Geographic.
He also writes books – his guidebook „Gambia. Kraina uśmiechu” (“Gambia. A land of smiles”) published by National Geographic, won the 2014 Travel Weekly’s Magellan Award for the best travel book.
These are two segments of our POLcast’s interview with Sergiusz which did not find their way to Episode 42: