February 2017 Poll: Where Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Go Next?

Hi everyone, today I am giving you the chance to vote for which Province in Poland I will visit next. You can tell easily from my Where I’ve Been page that actually I haven’t seen a lot of Poland, so next up is one of these three Voivodeships/Provinces. The choice is yours. The vote will Read more about February 2017 Poll: Where Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Go Next?[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Radio Debut with International Poznań

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Radio Debut with International Poznań

When my border train rolled me through Poznań back in 2005, I could not have known that 10 years later, 2015, I’d be in the city writing about it – a hostel review of Poco Loco, drinking Grzane Piwo with two local girls and touring some quick sights. However, it was now January 2017 and Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Radio Debut with International Poznań[…]

Piątkowe Picie: Best 10 Bars in Starogard Gdański

Piątkowe Picie: Best 10 Bars on a Thirsty Friday in Starogard Gdański

On my previous backpacker blog and before I got depressed, I did a good old Thirsty Thursdays on a town I enjoyed, I whackpacked to the remote town of Starogard Gdański in northern Poland – Pomerania Region. But I didn’t quite capture the full picture (and even this post won’t) so today finally, on Piątkowe Read more about Piątkowe Picie: Best 10 Bars on a Thirsty Friday in Starogard Gdański[…]

Smaczne Środy: My Favourite Wi-Fi Cafe in Szczecin, West Pomerania

Smaczne Środy: Cup Cakes and Coffee by Izybar in Szczecin, West Pomerania

Today’s Smaczne Środy takes us to Szczecin in West Pomerania. Walking through Polish cities on my journey and just seeing where life might take me has always been a huge fascination. I didn’t know too much about Szczecin on my 2016 visit to the city, but I wanted to get some blogging done in the Read more about Smaczne Środy: Cup Cakes and Coffee by Izybar in Szczecin, West Pomerania[…]

Don't Stop Living and Northern Irishman in Poland present "Backpacking Centurion".

NIMIP Presents…BACKPACKING CENTURION: A Northern Irishman’s Journey Through 100 Countries. By Jonny Blair.

** This book was completed in 2015 but has since been stalled, abandoned, deleted, re-sized and forever delayed. The latest delay in February 2017 was due to the intervention of a wannabe Guru God called Gordon.   Don’t Stop Living and Northern Irishman In Poland Present…BACKPACKING CENTURION: A Northern Irishman’s Journey Through 100 Countries. By Read more about NIMIP Presents…BACKPACKING CENTURION: A Northern Irishman’s Journey Through 100 Countries. By Jonny Blair.[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Auschwitz German Death Camp

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Auschwitz German Death Camp

“Arbeit Macht Frei” – German motto, taken from Lorenz Diefenbach. (the old lie, German bull*hit – “work brings freedom”) German Death Camps in Poland. Ouch, horrible places, but I cover them on here. Before I get down to the business of writing about my tour to Auschwitz German Death Camp, it’s important to note that Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Auschwitz German Death Camp[…]

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Piątkowe Picie: The Best 10 Bars in Biskupiec

When you tour a town like Biskupiec over a weekend, this gives you two full nights to try and sample as many of the different bars and restaurants as possible. So on my maiden live journey for this new website and blog, I headed out to explore the best bars in Biskupiec. Here is the Read more about Piątkowe Picie: The Best 10 Bars in Biskupiec[…]

Magiczne Miasta: Backpacking Beautiful Biskupiec

Magiczne Miasta: Backpacking Beautiful Biskupiec in Warmia-Masuria Province

“I’m back. Live Forever” – Liam Gallagher. Undoubtedly my reasons for making Biskupiec my first travel adventure of 2017 and my first ever live blog on Northern Irishman in Poland were selfish, passionate and grown out of depression. I wanted to see if I could still do it. Do what? Be a cool tourist, be Read more about Magiczne Miasta: Backpacking Beautiful Biskupiec in Warmia-Masuria Province[…]

Smaczne Środy: Polish Sirloin Steak at Steakownia, Biskupiec

Smaczne Środy: Polish Sirloin Steak at Steakownia, Biskupiec

Last week on Smaczne Srody (my “Tasty Wednesdays” series), I went to a vegan restaurant in Warsaw to try a delicious vegan burger. This time, I did the complete opposite, I became a meat eater and went for a steak meal when my travels in Poland took me to the charming unknown town of Biskupiec Read more about Smaczne Środy: Polish Sirloin Steak at Steakownia, Biskupiec[…]

Quirky Encounters: Touring Sand Dunes and Cycling Through the Forest at Słowiński National Park

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring Sand Dunes and Cycling Through the Forest at Słowiński National Park

Poland continued to excite, entice and inspire me as I toured the Pomerania Province in Summer 2016. During my time based in pretty Gdańsk, we toured an area by the Baltic Sea in Pomerania. It was all another spontaneous trip and I’ll share the story of how myself, Marina and Jack ended up in the Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring Sand Dunes and Cycling Through the Forest at Słowiński National Park[…]