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[…]

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[…]

My Stay at the Hotel Nad Wierzycą, Only Hotel in Holy Pelplin, Kociewie

On my journey through Poland’s Pomerania region, next on the hit list fell to the charming town of Pelplin in Kociewie. This is so off the wall, I felt like I had climbed over it and landed in an alien garden. This town is tiny and perfect for a long term Northern Irish backpacker keen Read more about My Stay at the Hotel Nad Wierzycą, Only Hotel in Holy Pelplin, Kociewie[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring Poland’s Quirky Kashubia Region, My Wedding Stay at Hotel Kozi Grod, Pomlewo

When I first heard about the Kashubia region of Poland, I was very much intrigued! Kashubia is part of the Pomorskie region but is in itself, almost like a country within a country. Its boundaries are not clear or set in stone, but certainly my first visit to any kind of Kashubian territory was when Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring Poland’s Quirky Kashubia Region, My Wedding Stay at Hotel Kozi Grod, Pomlewo[…]

Hotel Review: My Emotional Return to Kraków and My Cosy Stay at the Ibis Kraków Centrum

Hotel Review: My Emotional Return to Kraków and My Cosy Stay at the Ibis Kraków Centrum

“Dry your eyes mate” – Mike Skinner. It is always an emotional return for me to cities I backpacked through before I started my new life in Poland. As a tourist, I visited Poland 4 times before moving here. One of those trips saw a train journey to the popular city of Kraków. At the Read more about Hotel Review: My Emotional Return to Kraków and My Cosy Stay at the Ibis Kraków Centrum[…]

Hotel Review: My Weekend at Kuklówka Conference Hotel in Masovian Countryside

My first adventure to the Masovian Province of Poland was to the obscure village of Kuklówka. I was working here as a volunteer for three days with Angloville on an adventure out of Warsaw. I was based the the Kuklówka Conference Centre for the weekend. It was right up my street/ulica and could easily have Read more about Hotel Review: My Weekend at Kuklówka Conference Hotel in Masovian Countryside[…]

Hotel Review: My Stay in The Swanky Hotel Ren in Starogard Gdański

Hotel Review: My Stay in The Swanky Hotel Ren in Starogard Gdański

  The enchanting Kociewian town of Starogard Gdański was a trip that kind of sowed my seeds for staying in Poland. I realised how cool it was to tour unusual and untouristic towns and feel passionate about them. My first visit to Starogard Gdański was in July 2016. It was a town that I wrote Read more about Hotel Review: My Stay in The Swanky Hotel Ren in Starogard Gdański[…]

Hotel Review: Hotel Parkowy in Malbork

Hotel Review: My Charming Stay at the Hotel Parkowy in Malbork

While trying to take a break from long term travel and sort out my travel life in Poland in 2016, the option of a few days in Malbork came up with two good friends. Malbork is an ancient Teutonic Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a place for any tourist to love. It was Read more about Hotel Review: My Charming Stay at the Hotel Parkowy in Malbork[…]

Hotel Review: My Stay at Hotelik Atelier, Biskupiec

Hotel Review: My Stay at Hotelik Atelier, Biskupiec

In January 2017, I decided to make the town of Biskupiec my first big adventure for this new website and travel blog. I was excited at the prospect of it and dedicated a full weekend to enjoy the sights and sounds of Biskupiec, my first real trip after 7 months of depression (which I didn’t Read more about Hotel Review: My Stay at Hotelik Atelier, Biskupiec[…]

Stara Kaflarnia, Biskupiec

Hotel Review: My Stay at Stara Kaflarnia, Biskupiec

I decided to make the town of Biskupiec my first big adventure for this new website and travel blog. I was excited at the prospect of it and dedicated a full weekend to enjoy the sights and sounds of Biskupiec. As it is a small town, and very untouristic, accommodation options are few and far Read more about Hotel Review: My Stay at Stara Kaflarnia, Biskupiec[…]