My experience of living in Warsaw for 9 months has been that I have been made very welcome and have found the Polish to be a very friendly race. I guess that I might have had a different experience if I had been unfriendly towards them!
I've never had any problems in Poland and feel very safe when out and about - Compared to the UK (my home town is Liverpool) - it's positively placid - OK - a few drunks - but if Carlsberg did drunks....
I know what you mean. A agree and share in your enthusiasm. What makes Warsaw more placid than Liverpool for you?
In liverpool, when I am out, I am always looking over my shoulder for trouble, and it's never far away!
In Warsaw, even though folks are drunk, it feels safer! It's like no-one is trying to prove a point - do you know what I mean? I just enjoy myself more.
The other thing is the Guys! In the UK, guys don't show any respect towards you when you are with your woman, they still eye her up! WTF!
As much as I might find a woman attractive, if she's with a guy, I don't eyeball her - it's just manners!
As far as race is concerned, I find the population of Warsaw to be cosmopolitan, a bit like London!
it's the kind of place where everyone is welcome. Obviously, that does not apply to all parts of town!