Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Follow Northern Irishman in Poland Through 200 Countries

“I’m your biggest fan, I’ll follow you until you love me. Pepper, pepperoni.” – Lady Gaga orders a pizza. While I continue to write about Poland and work hard here promoting it, I once had a love for global travel and wrote daily on a different website called “Don’t Stop Living“. This project seems so Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Follow Northern Irishman in Poland Through 200 Countries[…]

Smaczne Środy: Top 10 Polish Foods You Need to Try

“Smacznego” – Polish for enjoy yer grub. This will hopefully be the first of many of these food posts in my much neglected Smaczne Środy series. I’ve had the ideas on paper for about two years but as you might have read recently I have been madly busy lately. So I haven’t written all the Read more about Smaczne Środy: Top 10 Polish Foods You Need to Try[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Anna Mashevskaya Photographer

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Anna Mashevskaya Photographer

The latest lady to feature in my Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę (Why Do We Love Poland?) series is Anna Mashevskaya, who is a Gdańsk based photographer. Anna and I have connected on Social media over the last two years since we share a love for Poland and especially Gdańsk. I was also intrigued that Anna was born in a country Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Anna Mashevskaya Photographer[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Backpacking in San Escobar, Another Country That Doesn't Really Exist, But is Recognised By Witold Waszczykowski

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Backpacking in San Escobar, Another Country That Doesn’t Really Exist, But is Recognised By Witold Waszczykowski

How do you “go backpacking” in a country that doesn’t exist? And anyway who, what, where, why, how is San Escobar? Is it a country? I mean it has a flag, a Wikipedia Page and a Facebook Page for starters…and this week on the 10th January 2018, the country SAN ESCOBAR celebrated its FIRST birthday! Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Backpacking in San Escobar, Another Country That Doesn’t Really Exist, But is Recognised By Witold Waszczykowski[…]

Poland Poll: Control My Destiny – Where Should Jonny Go in February 2018?

In my monthly “Poland Poll” series it is YOU who controls my destiny. You dictate where I go with your votes. In the past this has led to sky diving, nude beaches, holy pilgrimages, the horrors of Hitler’s hideout and the floral village of Zalipie. It has all been incredible so thanks for your votes Read more about Poland Poll: Control My Destiny – Where Should Jonny Go in February 2018?[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Working Mondays, You've Been Too Busy Lately You Haven't Had The Time

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Working Mondays, You’ve Been Too Busy Lately You Haven’t Had The Time

“I’ve too too busy lately that I haven’t had the time” – Blur. The irony of my “Pracujące Poniedziałki / Working Mondays” feature is that i have been too busy working to actually post about my jobs and my life!! For a few years now, I wrote about different jobs l did on my 15 Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Working Mondays, You’ve Been Too Busy Lately You Haven’t Had The Time[…]

Happy Three Kings Days (Dzien Trzech Króli) and My Month Off Alcohol

To all my friends in Poland, my readers and everyone else who I know and who reads, Happy Three Kings Day! This is the Dzien Trzech Króli in Poland dedicated to Kaspar, Melchior and Balthazar, the three wise men who visited Jesus at his birth. I will not be going to the parade this year in Read more about Happy Three Kings Days (Dzien Trzech Króli) and My Month Off Alcohol[…]

Magiczne Miasta: Backpacking in Kościan by Night

It was an absolute delight to be invited to the town of Koscian for a charity football tournament in December 2017. Sometimes I pinched myself to check if this was really happening. But it was, it was game on, perhaps my series “Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce” had some kind of purpose in Read more about Magiczne Miasta: Backpacking in Kościan by Night[…]