Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Charity Tournament in Kościan – VIII Halowy Charytatywny Turniej Piłki Nożnej-Piłkarze Dzieciom

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Charity Tournament in Kościan – VIII Halowy Charytatywny Turniej Piłki Nożnej-Piłkarze Dzieciom

“So what’s it all about? Do ya really wanna know?” – John Power Last week, I played in a charity football tournament in the town of Kościan in Poland (not far from Poznań). Before the tournament, I wrote about it here – Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watch Me Play Football in Kościan Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Charity Tournament in Kościan – VIII Halowy Charytatywny Turniej Piłki Nożnej-Piłkarze Dzieciom[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Northern Ireland v. Poland 4 A Side Match in Belfast City

“You ain’t exactly sure if you’ve been away a while” – Noel Gallagher. On my return to Northern Ireland recently, I organised a “Northern Ireland v. Poland” 5 a side football match in Belfast City, which in time turned into a 4 a side match. At the time, I was showing a couple of my Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Northern Ireland v. Poland 4 A Side Match in Belfast City[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Taking My Polish Friends on a Tour of Northern Ireland

I have had a connection with Poland since serving ice cream with Warszawian Piotr on a beach hut in the English seaside resort of Bournemouth in 2004. At the same time, I also worked with Aneta and Grzegorz and later Zuzanna (who I met again as recently as 2016). All four are pictured with me Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Taking My Polish Friends on a Tour of Northern Ireland[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Lois from The Polish Housewife

The latest lady to feature in my Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę (Why Do We Love Poland?) series is Lois, who quite simply has a fabulous blog on food and life as a Polish Housewife. As someone who loves Polish food but is not much of a cook, I love checking out her recipes, ideas and food Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Lois from The Polish Housewife[…]

Smaczne Srody: Grzane Grzyby, Zapiekanki – How Poland Got Me Eating Mushrooms

” I hate mushrooms” – Jonny Blair (all of my life). People used to tell me our taste buds change as we get older. I didn’t believe them. I thought they were set in stone from an early age and that was that. No changing. In 2006 while working in Public Relations at Bite Communications Read more about Smaczne Srody: Grzane Grzyby, Zapiekanki – How Poland Got Me Eating Mushrooms[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Wolfschanze (Wilczy Szaniec or Wolf’s Lair) in Gierłoż Forest – Hitler’s World War 2 Hideout

So firstly thanks to my reader vote for September 2017 for sending me here to Wilczy Szaniec in Gierłoż Forest near Kętrzyn. This was another poignant, sombre and fitting trip for my journeys and of course one to feature on my contiguous “Nigdy Więcej Wojny” series. So what was this trip all about?? Bluntly put Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Wolfschanze (Wilczy Szaniec or Wolf’s Lair) in Gierłoż Forest – Hitler’s World War 2 Hideout[…]

November 2017 Poll: What Should Jonny Do in December 2017?

So the countdown begins. I have just two months left on my challenge to visit every Polish Province by the end of 2017 and I still have two to go! Here is this month’s Poll for November, which ends on 30th November 2017 and will dictate where I go in December 2017. Thanks to all Read more about November 2017 Poll: What Should Jonny Do in December 2017?[…]

Hotel Review: Hotel Parkowy in Malbork

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: 2018 Travel Target – To Have Visited All of Poland’s 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Travel and visiting new places NEVER has to end. In 2017, after starting this blog (well it started in December 2016 in reality), I decided I would TRY and visit EVERY Province of Poland as well as Polish Antarctica, Kashubia and some Micronations by the end of the year. With two months to go, I’m Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: 2018 Travel Target – To Have Visited All of Poland’s 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites[…]

Piątkowe Picie: The Best Bars and Cafes in Kętrzyn, Mazury Province

When my reader vote for September 2017 sent me back to Poland’s Mazury Province, I wasn’t prepared for the madness that ensued. It meant touring the city of Olsztyn in more detail than before, a solemn trip to Wilczy Szaniec (Wolf’s Lair) and two nights in the town of Kętrzyn, where I stayed in the Read more about Piątkowe Picie: The Best Bars and Cafes in Kętrzyn, Mazury Province[…]