Hotel Review: My Emotional Return to Kraków and My Cosy Stay at the Ibis Kraków Centrum

Hotel Review: My Emotional Return to Kraków and My Cosy Stay at the Ibis Kraków Centrum

“Dry your eyes mate” – Mike Skinner. It is always an emotional return for me to cities I backpacked through before I started my new life in Poland. As a tourist, I visited Poland 4 times before moving here. One of those trips saw a train journey to the popular city of Kraków. At the Read more about Hotel Review: My Emotional Return to Kraków and My Cosy Stay at the Ibis Kraków Centrum[…]

Smaczne Środy: Indulging in the Tasty Menus of Kebab King, Warszawa

Smaczne Środy: Indulging in the Tasty Menus of Kebab King, Warszawa

“I want a kebab” – Adam Topolski. Come to Warsaw and eat kebabs? Yes please! A city for sure to give you some of the tastiest kebabs you will ever try. Really really really! A flashback to my twenties recently as Rafal Kowalczyk took me to a “kebab house to cure our hangovers” and suddenly Read more about Smaczne Środy: Indulging in the Tasty Menus of Kebab King, Warszawa[…]

April 2017 Poll: Control My Destiny – Where Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Go Next?

“We’re the builders of their destiny” – Noel Gallagher. Since this website’s inception in December 2016, I decided that each month for the first year, I will allow my readers to control my destiny. If you have seen my page on parts of Poland visited, you will know it is very bare – my dream Read more about April 2017 Poll: Control My Destiny – Where Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Go Next?[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Lesson Studying Sąd Ostateczny at Muzeum Narodowy, Gdańsk

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Lesson Studying Sąd Ostateczny at Muzeum Narodowe, Gdańsk

“Oh heaven is a place on earth” – Belinda Carlisle. In July 2016, I started studying Polish for the first time when life spontaneously and ridiculously took me to the Pomerania Province. I chose to study in the outrageously gorgeous city of Gdańsk and the best Polish school there Learn Polish in Gdańsk  – and Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Lesson Studying Sąd Ostateczny at Muzeum Narodowe, Gdańsk[…]

Hotel Review: My Weekend at Kuklówka Conference Hotel in Masovian Countryside

My first adventure to the Masovian Province of Poland was to the obscure village of Kuklówka. I was working here as a volunteer for three days with Angloville on an adventure out of Warsaw. I was based the the Kuklówka Conference Centre for the weekend. It was right up my street/ulica and could easily have Read more about Hotel Review: My Weekend at Kuklówka Conference Hotel in Masovian Countryside[…]

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Piątkowe Picie: Drinking in Brush Barber Shop, Łódź, the Best Cocktail Bar In Poland

“Got a devil’s haircut in my mind” – Beck. Wacaday republics on the brain, lied to by fake local friends and with a pure zest for adventure, I went whackpacking on the longest street in Europe, Ulica Piotrkowska. I got a train from Warszawa to Łódź and checked into the only hostel on Ulica Piotrkowska. From Read more about Piątkowe Picie: Drinking in Brush Barber Shop, Łódź, the Best Cocktail Bar In Poland[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: The Polish Micronation, the Empire of Leblandia

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: The Polish Micronation, the Empire of Leblandia

Yes, formed by Emperor Marcus Lebenciusz, welcome to the Polish micronation, the “wacaday republic” of the Empire of Leblandia. It’s a real country, they have their own money, their own government, they even have a website…and it borders Poland! http://leblandia.republika.pl So where does this all fit into my travel plans? Where is Leblandia? Am I Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: The Polish Micronation, the Empire of Leblandia[…]

Hostel Review: Sleeping on the LONGEST Street in Europe at Music Hostel, Łódź

Hostel Review: Sleeping on the LONGEST Street in Europe at Music Hostel, Łódź

“Oh baby baby it’s a wild world” – Catalonia Stevens Life takes us on ridiculous twists and turns. People we meet often get things wrong. Despite the fact that Polish city Łódź is the country’s third biggest and a dynamic source of factory power and regional nationalism (message me if you’re confused), this is not Read more about Hostel Review: Sleeping on the LONGEST Street in Europe at Music Hostel, Łódź[…]

Piątkowe Picie: My Favourite 12 Bars, Cafes and Restaurants in Bydgoszcz

“Spend your nightlife table hopping; trying to keep your bag of bones in trim” – Noel Gallagher. When life took me to the beautiful canal city of Bydgoszcz, I was sure to pump out a textbook top 5 bars type post. This was originally scheduled for the defunct Don’t Stop Living blog. From DSL to Read more about Piątkowe Picie: My Favourite 12 Bars, Cafes and Restaurants in Bydgoszcz[…]