Magiczne Miasta: 70 Not Out - Cities, Towns, Villages, Settlements, UNESCO Sites, Parks

Magiczne Miasta: Włocławek Was 70 Not Out – I Have Visited 70 Places in Poland

“Someday you will find me, caught beneath the landslide; in a champagne supernova in the sky” – Noel Gallagher. When I first arrived in Warszawa in 2005, I was on a train from Berlin, it didn’t feel like anything special that day. It wasn’t going to change my life….I was wrong. I was holding a Read more about Magiczne Miasta: Włocławek Was 70 Not Out – I Have Visited 70 Places in Poland[…]

Poland Poll: Which UNESCO Site Should Jonny Visit in October 2018?

Poland Poll: Which UNESCO Site Should Jonny Visit in October 2018?

Well folks, it’s over to you again to control my destiny in my ongoing Poland Poll series. Having visited 10 of Poland’s 15 official UNESCO sites, I have five left and just three full months to visit them all so it will be quite a challenge. In October, I aim to visit one more of Read more about Poland Poll: Which UNESCO Site Should Jonny Visit in October 2018?[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Owen Carney from Wszystko Polsko

In my onrunning series known as Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę? or Why do we love Poland? I interview people who have a passion for Poland and its culture. The next to feature is Owen Carney who runs the website Wszystko Polsko, and has lived in the USA most of his life, yet like a lot of us, loves Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Owen Carney from Wszystko Polsko[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: My Interview With Multicultural Warsaw

Pracujące Poniedziałki: My Interview With Multicultural Warsaw

On my ongoing promotion of Poland, I recently met up with Klaudia from Multicultural Warsaw for an interview on how much I love to live in and promote Poland. Please forgive any inaccuracies in the way things have been translated, sensitive people have misunderstood a lot of what I have said, especially the beauty of Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: My Interview With Multicultural Warsaw[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Phil From Expats in Poland

In my ongoing series of interviews known as Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę, I interview anyone who has a love for Poland, Polish culture whether they are Polish or foreign. Today’s interview is with Phil, who runs an excellent website and resource called Expats Poland. Where are you from?  I’m from a the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Phil From Expats in Poland[…]

Hostel Review: My Stay at the Famous Pink Panther's Hostel in Kraków

Hostel Review: My Stay at the Famous Pink Panther’s Hostel in Kraków

It’s been a while since I did a few cool hostel reviews on here, as I made my travel writing name on a lifetime of global backpacking before settling into life in Poland. But I returned to my deep backpacking roots recently with a visit to Kraków in Poland. I covered Kraków on here before Read more about Hostel Review: My Stay at the Famous Pink Panther’s Hostel in Kraków[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: The Craziest 10 Jobs I Had In My Life

Pracujące Poniedziałki: The Craziest 10 Jobs I Had In My Life

“Work is the curse of the drinking classes” – Oscar Wilde. Polish readers might (or might not) know me as a blogger, writer, teacher and social media geek and these days the quartet takes up all my time away from football, friends, family and a fight with depression. Northern Irish people might know me as Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: The Craziest 10 Jobs I Had In My Life[…]

Northern Irishman on Tour: Poland to Frankfurt to Cheatzerland

Northern Irishman on Tour: Poland to Frankfurt to Cheatzerland

I write far too many words and articles to ever be published. So much so that I believe that anyone who claims to have “writer’s block” are either liars or never were writers in the first place. I am always brimming with ideas. This is s short report on my adventure out of Poland to Read more about Northern Irishman on Tour: Poland to Frankfurt to Cheatzerland[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Every Polish Girls Name Ends in Letter A!!

“Jak masz na imie?” – me, once I learnt some Polish. Polish names have long time fascinated me. You can spot a Polish name a mile off in a list of names when you travel. Here’s a list of random tourists on a trip. You can tell who the Polish are immediately. The other names Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Every Polish Girls Name Ends in Letter A!![…]

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?[…]