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[…]

Smigus Dyngus: Wet Monday in Poland, What’s It All About?

So you might have read that Poland has a Fat Thursday (doughnut day) known as Tłusty Czwartek, which is held on the last Thursday before Lent every year. I wrote about it in February, and also stuffed my bake with Pączki that day. Now for another cool Polish tradition and festival…Wet Monday! Yes in Poland Read more about Smigus Dyngus: Wet Monday in Poland, What’s It All About?[…]

Poland Poll: No Poll This Month, But A Last Minute Reader Invite to Saint Patrick's Day in Warsaw (Dzień Świętego Patryka)

Poland Poll: No Poll This Month, But A Last Minute Reader Invite to Saint Patrick’s Day in Warsaw (Dzień Świętego Patryka) – TOMORROW!!

“Take me to the magic of the moment on a glory night” – Scorpions. I was little more than a Northern Irish 9 year old when the Berlin Wall waved its goodbyes to an unwanted border in 1989 and this world, my world, your world changed forever. As time progressed, I studied Soviet politics, Northern Read more about Poland Poll: No Poll This Month, But A Last Minute Reader Invite to Saint Patrick’s Day in Warsaw (Dzień Świętego Patryka) – TOMORROW!![…]

Tłusty Czwartek: Fat Thursday in Poland, What’s It All About?

The amount of festivals, holidays, celebrations, wacky days and events in Poland never ever ceases to amaze me. It is a country steeped in endless history and tradition. What is amazing is how all these traditions remain intact and continue to thrive in today’s modernic Polska. In fact, I’d say some of Poland’s festivals get Read more about Tłusty Czwartek: Fat Thursday in Poland, What’s It All About?[…]

Piątkowe Picie: Attending the 5th Festival Piwa at Browar Kociewski, Starogard Gdański

My Piątkowe Picie series and my Smaczne Środy series have suffered a lot on m y blog, I know. I have only a handful of these posts finished even though they are my favourite ones to write. As a veteran travel writer of over 10 years now, other projects took over and I got busy Read more about Piątkowe Picie: Attending the 5th Festival Piwa at Browar Kociewski, Starogard Gdański[…]