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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final

“Will Grigg’s on fire; your defence is terrified” – Wigan Athletic and Northern Ireland fans. *and Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański players. It was a truly crazy day yesterday as i headed back to the medieval Teutonic city of Malbork. This time, the reason was not to backpack the world’s largest brick castle but for a football Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Klub Piłkarski Starogard Gdański v GKS Przodkowo in The Pomorskie Cup Final[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Gdańsk to Host 2020 Europa League Final!!

Now for some great news for Poland!! Gdańsk will Host the 2020 Europa League Final!! This was announced yesterday on the official UEFA website. I’m buzzing about that and also want to get back into football writing more. I did some football stories for other sites recently, about Iceland and the Russia World Cup. But Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Gdańsk to Host 2020 Europa League Final!![…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Dating Ideas in Gdańsk, Poland

You might have read how I first lived in Gdańsk when life took me to relocate to Poland. I have been almost exclusively single since splitting up with my longer term girlfriend Panny Yu in late 2015. Panny and I parted ways, and since then I have dated three ladies, who were all Polish. These Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Dating Ideas in Gdańsk, Poland[…]

Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Find a Flat in Gdańsk

Living in Poland: How to Find a Flat in Gdańsk In my series living in Poland (Mieszka W Polsce), I share my personal tips on how to adapt to Polish life as a foreigner, tourist and non resident. I’ll try to cover as many aspects as I can for foreigners to help out and I Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Find a Flat in Gdańsk[…]

Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Buy tickets for Lechia Gdańsk as a Foreigner

In my series Mieszka W Polsce (Living in Poland), I give detailed and personal experiences from things I do in Poland as a foreigner or immigrant to become part of the culture. I’m not here to change Poland – I love it how it is – I’m here because life took me here and it Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Buy tickets for Lechia Gdańsk as a Foreigner[…]

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[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Klub Piłkarski Starogard (Gdański) 2-0 Unia Solec Kujawski at the Deyna Stadium

I had been to the Stadion Miejski im. Kazimierza Deyny a few times in life before this recent Klub Piłkarski Starogard (Gdański) league match, which was my debut in the Polish fourth tier. Firstly, this is a quirky place! The stadium itself is on an island, in the charming town of Starogard Gdański in Poland’s Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Klub Piłkarski Starogard (Gdański) 2-0 Unia Solec Kujawski at the Deyna Stadium[…]