Dziwaczne Odkrycia: A Night Out at the Orchestra with Sinfonia Iuventus At Wierzbno, Warszawa

“Man of the match” – Lee Adams. My adventures in Poland continue take on a crazy theme, with an endless list of invites to parties, events, shows etc. As my first year of living in Poland almost arrives (3rd July will be my year anniversary), I could easily concoct about 50 stories like this one, Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: A Night Out at the Orchestra with Sinfonia Iuventus At Wierzbno, Warszawa[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Majdanek German Death Camp Near Lublin

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Majdanek German Death Camp Near Lublin

“It’s 12 o’clock till midnight, there must be someone to blame” – Manic Street Preachers. On my travels around the world, before I settled in Poland, I toured a lot of grim, dark, horrific places in places like Cambodia, Iraq, Afghanistan etc. (links further down). It doesn’t phase me, scare me or remotely shock me, Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Majdanek German Death Camp Near Lublin[…]

My Świętokrzyskie Debut: Staying at Agroturystyka "Przy Szlaku"

My Świętokrzyskie Debut: Staying at Agroturystyka “Przy Szlaku” “Dude Ranch” in Tranquil Trzcianka

After the dreamy days backpacking towns and villages nobody heard of, it was time for another one, and this time a more special occasion. My May reader vote sent me to the Świętokrzyskie province of Poland in my quest to visit every province of Poland by the end of 2017. 6 months left, 6 Provinces left Read more about My Świętokrzyskie Debut: Staying at Agroturystyka “Przy Szlaku” “Dude Ranch” in Tranquil Trzcianka[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę? Why Do We Love Poland? With Anda Alexandra Rosiek, Twisted Red Ladybug

Today I start a new series sharing YOUR love about Poland. The series will be as regular as I can make it, and will feature other writers and travel bloggers who are as lunatical about Poland as me. You don’t have to be Polish to be in the series, but you do have to “Kocham Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę? Why Do We Love Poland? With Anda Alexandra Rosiek, Twisted Red Ladybug[…]

Magiczne Miasta: A Quick Tour of Rzeszów

Magiczne Miasta: A Quick Tour of Rzeszów and my Podkarpackie Debut

“You’re making me question my heart and my soul if I think that it’s not quite right” – Noel Gallagher. As I aim to fulfill my quest of visiting every Polish Province by the end of 2017 (and subsequently to continue to visit more and more remote Polish towns and cities), next up in April Read more about Magiczne Miasta: A Quick Tour of Rzeszów and my Podkarpackie Debut[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Incredible Kazimierz Deyna 70th Birthday Match and Watching Jan Tomaszewski Live in Starogard Gdański!

“They can come true yeah, they can come true” – Gabrielle. Wow, just wow! Is all I can really say. But I was really there, at the special match to celebrate the 70th birthday of Kazimierz Deyna. If you followed my journeys around the world for 10+ years, you will be aware of my huge Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Incredible Kazimierz Deyna 70th Birthday Match and Watching Jan Tomaszewski Live in Starogard Gdański![…]

The Official Flag of Krolestwo Dreamlandu

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring the Obscure Polish Micronation Królestwo Dreamlandu

So for those of you reading who are new to my life, my world, my blog and my long standing travel blogging “career”, which was born and died on http://dontstopliving.net/ you may not be aware that I don’t really enjoy backpacking the popular tourist resorts. I prefer off the wall stuff – wacky republics like Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring the Obscure Polish Micronation Królestwo Dreamlandu[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Inventing my Own English Words, Jonny Blair's Dictionary

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Inventing my Own English Words, Jonny Blair’s Dictionary, Jonnego Blairowski

“Welcome to my world” – Jim Reeves. A different Pracujące Poniedziałki (Working Mondays) for you today as I delve into my own wacaday, mysterious world where I add my own words and invent new words to and within the English language. If “to hoover” is a verb, “tannoy” is a noun and “facebooky” an adjective, then I Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Inventing my Own English Words, Jonny Blair’s Dictionary, Jonnego Blairowski[…]