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Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Attending the "Otwock Train Line Derby", Józefovia Seconds 1-3 PKS Radość

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Attending the “Otwock Train Line Derby”, Józefovia Seconds 1-3 PKS Radość

“It’s like being a grasshopper but you jump between football stadiums instead” – Definition of “Groundhopper”. Football continues and thankfully in Poland, it has continued with supporters in the stadiums. In fact, since the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis hit Poland, there was only ONE Legia Warszawa home match without supporters, a 6-1 Legia win over Arka Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Attending the “Otwock Train Line Derby”, Józefovia Seconds 1-3 PKS Radość[…]

Reminiscing: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 12 Years Ago

Reminiscing My Birthday: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 15 Years Ago Today

“Is this the way to Legia Warsaw? Every night I’ve been eating my coleslaw” – Northern Ireland fans (2005). First of all today is my birthday! Sto lat, happy birthday to me! Ask me fifteen years ago today as my train rolled into the Polish capital city of Warszawa if I expected to live here Read more about Reminiscing My Birthday: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 15 Years Ago Today[…]

Touring UNESCO World Heritage Sites: A Guide to Poland’s Białowieża Primeval Forest

Spanning an area of 152.5 square kilometres, Białowieża is often described as Europe’s last primeval forest. The forest spans the border between two countries – Poland and Belarus and makes for an intense and epic wilderness experience for those intrepid tourists keen to explore Mother Nature at her most beautiful. In 2018, I aimed to Read more about Touring UNESCO World Heritage Sites: A Guide to Poland’s Białowieża Primeval Forest[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching the Exciting Polish Ladies Season Climax, Górnik Łęczna v. Medyk Konin

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching the Exciting Polish Ladies Season Climax, Górnik Łęczna v. Medyk Konin

In my ongoing “football geek” (Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce) adventures, it was time to watch a Polish ladies match and we picked a brilliant match to attend. This match we went to in June 2019 in the city of Łęczna (near Lublin), had a history dating back to 2017… Back in December Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching the Exciting Polish Ladies Season Climax, Górnik Łęczna v. Medyk Konin[…]

Poland Poll: Which UNESCO Site Should Jonny Visit Last?

Poland Poll: Which UNESCO Site Should Jonny Visit Last?

As 2018 begins to reach its climax, I’m under a bit of pressure to achieve my goal of visiting EVERY Polish UNESCO world heritage site by 31st December 2018. I still have 5 left and it’s already November! And 4 of the last 5 are tricky to get to. So this is my final Poland Read more about Poland Poll: Which UNESCO Site Should Jonny Visit Last?[…]

Northern Irishman in Poland back in Starogard Gdanski

Magiczne Miasta: Ten Of The Best Places in Poland You Never Heard Of

“You’re upside down; I’m in the air” – Rapid Eye Movement. Travel blogs blur into one eventually and we get bored of the same old places being hyped and written about. You know how it goes – it’s the 80-20 rule as always. 20% of Poland’s cities attract 80% of travel blog articles – we Read more about Magiczne Miasta: Ten Of The Best Places in Poland You Never Heard Of[…]

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?[…]

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[…]

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?[…]