Poland Poll: Where Should Jonny Visit in August 2018?

Poland Poll: Where Should Jonny Visit in August 2018?

So as life became busy, I have done less polls and much less sightseeing than ever before. It’s two years this week since I announced I was settling in Poland and giving up full time backpacking after my trip to Kaliningrad and yes I did it. Sure, I have had some travels since then. But Read more about Poland Poll: Where Should Jonny Visit in August 2018?[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Attending Open’er Festival in Gdynia with Noel Gallagher, my Hero

“Keep on chasing down that rainbow. You never know what you might find” – Noel Gallagher. Since relocating to Poland in 2016 I didn’t have any major regrets until last week. It has long been my dream to attend the famous Open’er Festival in Gdynia and the Woodstock Festiwal in Kostrzyn nad Odrą‎. Sadly I Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Attending Open’er Festival in Gdynia with Noel Gallagher, my Hero[…]

Two Years in Poland: Where Has Don’t Stop Living Gone?

“Seventh son of a seventh son” – Iron Maiden. Well I have been in Poland just over two years now. It’s crazy. I never meant to live here, I honestly had no idea I would stay this long, be living and working here. It was something in the hands of God. At the moment I Read more about Two Years in Poland: Where Has Don’t Stop Living Gone?[…]

My Tranquil Stay at Folwark Żuławski near Elbląg in Polish Countryside

My Tranquil Stay at Folwark Żuławski near Elbląg in Polish Countryside

On my travels, I always look for quirky and unique places away from the wateric floods of tourist crowds. This was an epitome of my long term global backpacking venture of days gone nonchalantly by. In those times, my backpack preferred to swallow an Afghanistan to an India or a Pelplin to a Berlin. Move Read more about My Tranquil Stay at Folwark Żuławski near Elbląg in Polish Countryside[…]

Staying in Warszawa’s Quirky Praga District at the Hit Hotel

“I gotta take it on the other side” – Red Hot Chili Peppers. Most tourists visiting Warszawa tend to stay on the west side of the Wisła River. I was ‘most tourists’ on my first 5 visits to this city, dating back to my first adventure into Poland in 2005, still largely uncovered blogwise. This Read more about Staying in Warszawa’s Quirky Praga District at the Hit Hotel[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: I’m Going To The World Cup Again

“Still Billy Hamilton, he’s got past Tendillo, and Arconada…Armstrong! Yes, it’s football crazy time again. The World Cup started on Thursday with Russia’s 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia and I’m already addicted. Since then, I haven’t been blogging much as I have been addicted to my old drug – football. I first watched the World Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: I’m Going To The World Cup Again[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final

“Will Grigg’s on fire; your defence is terrified” – Wigan Athletic and Northern Ireland fans. *and Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański players. It was a truly crazy day yesterday as i headed back to the medieval Teutonic city of Malbork. This time, the reason was not to backpack the world’s largest brick castle but for a football Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final[…]

Big Bird, Hot Dogs, Football and A Lying “Friend”: The Story of How I Ended Up Living In Poland

“I always thought that you’d get married. I’d be living in Warsaw on my own. On that damp and lonely, Thursday years ago” – Jarvis Cockerowski. I didn’t in so many words (as I write loads) really get into detail about why I live in Poland. Because it is a complicated story which had so Read more about Big Bird, Hot Dogs, Football and A Lying “Friend”: The Story of How I Ended Up Living In Poland[…]

Smaczne Środy: Top 5 Polish Snacks You Have to Try

Every country has its fair share of snacks to try and I love ready to eat food especially in my days of backpacking long term. I’m not talking about fruit and vegetables. I mean actual snacks that somehow typify fast and ready to eat food in that country. Whether it be a munch for a Read more about Smaczne Środy: Top 5 Polish Snacks You Have to Try[…]

Magiczne Miasto: Touring The Historic UNESCO City of Toruń

“Stare miasto and we star at that girl” – Jonny Blair poet. I’m not going to be over the top anymore. I’ve done my time as a travel writer that it bore myself into effortless droll. Anyone and their idiot’s backpack can whack out a “top 5 sights in a generic city” and get fake Read more about Magiczne Miasto: Touring The Historic UNESCO City of Toruń[…]