Staying at the Hotel B & B in Kraków Poland December 2018

A Magical Return to Kraków: My Stay at the New Hotel B & B on Monte Cassino

“You’ve got a feeling lost inside, it just won’t let you go” – Noel Gallagher. On my latest adventure to tick off yet another of Poland’s UNESCO world heritage sites, I ended up in Kraków again. This time I was heading to the famous wooden church in the tranquil village of Lipnica Murowana, which was Read more about A Magical Return to Kraków: My Stay at the New Hotel B & B on Monte Cassino[…]

My Comfortable Stay at The Hotel B and B in Katowice, Śląsk

My Comfortable Stay at The Hotel B and B Katowice Centrum, Śląsk

I have been to Katowice a few times and most recently I spent Independence Day here, as well as touring the incredible mine at Tarnówskie Góry, one of the many UNESCO world heritage sites I am ticking off in Poland this year as a target. In the city of Katowice I booked into the Hotel Read more about My Comfortable Stay at The Hotel B and B Katowice Centrum, Śląsk[…]

Comfort at Hostel Famil: My Stay in The First and Only Hostel in Starogard Gdański

Comfort at Hostel Famil: My Stay in The First and Only Hostel in Starogard Gdański

I recently stayed in the Hostel Famil in the Kociewien capital city of Starogard Gdański. Hostel Famil opened in 2017 and is the first hostel in the city, and as of 2018 it’s the only hostel. It’s a beautiful city ranked with Włocławek and Zamość as one of three Polish lesser known cities you need Read more about Comfort at Hostel Famil: My Stay in The First and Only Hostel in Starogard Gdański[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Hostel Review: Staying at the Green Hostel in Historic Toruń

“We need something to shout about and we need it now!” – The Waves. As I mentioned in late 2017 after finishing my “visit every Province in Poland” challenge, I needed something new. Being cemented in pretty Poland pumped my heart beat to a vivacious level of sentimentality. Destiny sent me here, and it was Read more about Hostel Review: Staying at the Green Hostel in Historic Toruń[…]

My Cosy Stay at the Event Hostel in Opole

There are a huge number of cities in Poland that are still unventured and unpopular for tourists, yet they should be. Many of these towns and cities are regional capitals such as Zielona Góra (Lubuskie), Rzeszów (Podkarpackie), Starogard Gdański (Kociewie) and Olsztyn (Masury). Another sparklìng gem is Opole, which is also the capital city of Read more about My Cosy Stay at the Event Hostel in Opole[…]

Sombreness in Mazury: My Calm Stay at Hotel Wanda, Kętrzyn

When my reader vote for September 2017 sent me back to Poland’s Mazury Province, it was time for another sad bit of historic travel as I headed to the infamous and notorious Wilczy Szaniec (Wolf’s Lair near Kętrzyn – where Adolf Hitler spent over 800 days during World War II). These days Kętrzyn does attract Read more about Sombreness in Mazury: My Calm Stay at Hotel Wanda, Kętrzyn[…]

Trojmiasto Charm: My Stay at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

2016 saw my first ever visit to Gdańsk and I ended up spending 5 blissful months in the coastal city, staying in three hostels, 1 hotel, 1 homestay and 2 flats in that time. So far I reviewed the excellent Ibis Hotel and the Hostel Cycle On, where I famously cycled with Taiwnese travel writer Read more about Trojmiasto Charm: My Stay at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk[…]

Golden Crown: My Tranquil Stay at the Gospoda Pod Złotą Koroną Hotel in Grotowice, Opole

As part of my personal, selfish quest to visit every Polish Voivodeship (there are 16) and 20 “parts” of Poland (self listed), I decided on a spontaneous trip to Opole, it was 17/20 as I honed in on the 18/20 mark. Opole is the capital city of the Opole Voivedeship Province and doesn’t get the Read more about Golden Crown: My Tranquil Stay at the Gospoda Pod Złotą Koroną Hotel in Grotowice, Opole[…]