Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę? Why Do We Love Poland? With Anda Alexandra Rosiek, Twisted Red Ladybug

Today I start a new series sharing YOUR love about Poland. The series will be as regular as I can make it, and will feature other writers and travel bloggers who are as lunatical about Poland as me. You don’t have to be Polish to be in the series, but you do have to “Kocham Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę? Why Do We Love Poland? With Anda Alexandra Rosiek, Twisted Red Ladybug[…]

Magiczne Miasta: A Quick Tour of Rzeszów

Magiczne Miasta: A Quick Tour of Rzeszów and my Podkarpackie Debut

“You’re making me question my heart and my soul if I think that it’s not quite right” – Noel Gallagher. As I aim to fulfill my quest of visiting every Polish Province by the end of 2017 (and subsequently to continue to visit more and more remote Polish towns and cities), next up in April Read more about Magiczne Miasta: A Quick Tour of Rzeszów and my Podkarpackie Debut[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Incredible Kazimierz Deyna 70th Birthday Match and Watching Jan Tomaszewski Live in Starogard Gdański!

“They can come true yeah, they can come true” – Gabrielle. Wow, just wow! Is all I can really say. But I was really there, at the special match to celebrate the 70th birthday of Kazimierz Deyna. If you followed my journeys around the world for 10+ years, you will be aware of my huge Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Incredible Kazimierz Deyna 70th Birthday Match and Watching Jan Tomaszewski Live in Starogard Gdański![…]

The Official Flag of Krolestwo Dreamlandu

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring the Obscure Polish Micronation Królestwo Dreamlandu

So for those of you reading who are new to my life, my world, my blog and my long standing travel blogging “career”, which was born and died on http://dontstopliving.net/ you may not be aware that I don’t really enjoy backpacking the popular tourist resorts. I prefer off the wall stuff – wacky republics like Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring the Obscure Polish Micronation Królestwo Dreamlandu[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Inventing my Own English Words, Jonny Blair's Dictionary

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Inventing my Own English Words, Jonny Blair’s Dictionary, Jonnego Blairowski

“Welcome to my world” – Jim Reeves. A different Pracujące Poniedziałki (Working Mondays) for you today as I delve into my own wacaday, mysterious world where I add my own words and invent new words to and within the English language. If “to hoover” is a verb, “tannoy” is a noun and “facebooky” an adjective, then I Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Inventing my Own English Words, Jonny Blair’s Dictionary, Jonnego Blairowski[…]

June 2017 Poll: Control My Destiny – What Crazy Activity Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Do Next?

I recently did an indoor sky dive in Warsaw and backpacked through an unknown country called Krolestwo Dreamlandu, formed in Gdynia, I love partaking in crazy things on my journeys. As you might have read, it is my quest and dream to visit all 20 of these regions in Poland by the 31st December 2017: Read more about June 2017 Poll: Control My Destiny – What Crazy Activity Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Do Next?[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Football in a Speedway Stadium in Gdańsk!! GKP Wybrzeze 2-1 Gryf Goręczyno

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Football in a Speedway Stadium in Gdańsk!! GKP Wybrzeze 2-1 Gryf Goręczyno

In my ongoing football series, in Polish known as Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce, I aim to write about as many cool and crazy football experiences as I can in Poland. My link to Polish football stems from the fact that my first ever Northern Ireland home win was against Poland in 1991 and Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: Watching Football in a Speedway Stadium in Gdańsk!! GKP Wybrzeze 2-1 Gryf Goręczyno[…]

Magiczne Miasta: Top 6 Backpacking Sights in Little Kokoszkowy, Rural Charm of Kociewie

Magiczne Miasta: Top 10 Backpacking Sights in Little Kokoszkowy, Rural Charm of Kociewie

“Oh, it’s like an animal farm, lots of rural charm in the country. He’s got morning glory and life’s a different story” – Damon Albarn (1995, Blur’s “Country House”). When you wander through nonchalant, unknown, yellow, rapeseed oil fields on a hot and gorgeous day in a Poland spring, you can feel the joys of life Read more about Magiczne Miasta: Top 10 Backpacking Sights in Little Kokoszkowy, Rural Charm of Kociewie[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Intensive Polish Course at Learn Polish in Gdańsk

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Intensive Polish Course at Learn Polish in Gdańsk

“In the beginning, when we were winning, when the smiles were genuine” – Manic Street Preachers. It’s been ages since I moved to Poland, (10 months!!) and I still believe that we are all perpetual students until the day we die. We are always learning, always studying. We are forever on a learning cycle on Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Intensive Polish Course at Learn Polish in Gdańsk[…]

Smaczne Środy: Tatar at Before Bar, Stare Miasto, Warszawa

Smaczne Środy: Polish Tatar at Before Bar, Stare Miasto, Warszawa

“I’m not sure if it ever works out right, but it’s OK, it’s alright” – Noel Gallagher. On the narrowest street of Old Town Warszawa, I find myself in Before Bar. It’s not the first time I’ve been here – if you’ll excuse the pun, I’ve been here “Before”. Here’s the bar – https://www.facebook.com/Before-430725563687797/ I’m here for Read more about Smaczne Środy: Polish Tatar at Before Bar, Stare Miasto, Warszawa[…]