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[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Indoor Sky Diving With Tinggly at Flyspot, Mory, Warszawa

“I get so high, I just can’t feel it” – Noel Gallagher. Recently I decided to experience something new, fun and exciting in Warszawa, Poland especially for my Dziwaczne Odkrycia series. I went Indoor Sky Diving with Tinggly and Flyspot! You might have read my preview post, and now I bring you an overview of Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Indoor Sky Diving With Tinggly at Flyspot, Mory, Warszawa[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Indoor Sky Diving With Tinggly in Warszawa

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Indoor Sky Diving With Tinggly in Warszawa – Preview

This week will see me experience something new, fun and exciting in Warszawa, Poland! I am going to be going Indoor Sky Diving with Tinggly and Flyspot! This post is just a preview, post event I will write about my experience! It should be an exciting adventure, you can follow it on my Facebook Page Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Indoor Sky Diving With Tinggly in Warszawa – Preview[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Ukrainian Evening at Klub Dialogu, Nowy Świat, Warszawa

In 2015, I first crossed the border from Poland to the Ukraine. My journey began in Krakow and I took a night train which passed through Rzeszow (where I head next) and I ended up in dreamy Lviv. As well as touring Lviv, I also loved the country’s capital city, Kiev and I went on Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Ukrainian Evening at Klub Dialogu, Nowy Świat, Warszawa[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring Poland’s Quirky Kashubia Region, My Wedding Stay at Hotel Kozi Grod, Pomlewo

When I first heard about the Kashubia region of Poland, I was very much intrigued! Kashubia is part of the Pomorskie region but is in itself, almost like a country within a country. Its boundaries are not clear or set in stone, but certainly my first visit to any kind of Kashubian territory was when Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Touring Poland’s Quirky Kashubia Region, My Wedding Stay at Hotel Kozi Grod, Pomlewo[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Lesson Studying Sąd Ostateczny at Muzeum Narodowy, Gdańsk

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Lesson Studying Sąd Ostateczny at Muzeum Narodowe, Gdańsk

“Oh heaven is a place on earth” – Belinda Carlisle. In July 2016, I started studying Polish for the first time when life spontaneously and ridiculously took me to the Pomerania Province. I chose to study in the outrageously gorgeous city of Gdańsk and the best Polish school there Learn Polish in Gdańsk  – and Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Lesson Studying Sąd Ostateczny at Muzeum Narodowe, Gdańsk[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: The Polish Micronation, the Empire of Leblandia

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: The Polish Micronation, the Empire of Leblandia

Yes, formed by Emperor Marcus Lebenciusz, welcome to the Polish micronation, the “wacaday republic” of the Empire of Leblandia. It’s a real country, they have their own money, their own government, they even have a website…and it borders Poland! http://leblandia.republika.pl So where does this all fit into my travel plans? Where is Leblandia? Am I Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: The Polish Micronation, the Empire of Leblandia[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Speed Dating at the Hard Rock Cafe, Warszawa

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Speed Dating at the Hard Rock Cafe, Warszawa

“You’ll never forget my name” – Noel Gallagher. Back in 2004 as a student at Bournemouth University, in England, I went to a “Speed Dating night” with my friends Lock in Lee, Mad Mike and Jody. At the time, reality events and TV shows were all the rage, I appeared in two mini versions of Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Speed Dating at the Hard Rock Cafe, Warszawa[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My First Polish Newspaper Appearance, A Feature in Gazeta Kociewska, Starogard Gdański

Before I renamed myself and started this new life as Northern Irishman in Poland, there was a sad period of time where depression kicked in and I got a bit public about it. During that time, in August 2016, I announced that my backpacking journey around the world had finally come to an end, at Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My First Polish Newspaper Appearance, A Feature in Gazeta Kociewska, Starogard Gdański[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Visit to Polish Antarctica, Henryk Arctowski Station, King George Island

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Visit to Polish Antarctica, Henryk Arctowski Station, King George Island

This is one of the most interesting and exciting posts on here to date and certainly suitable for a Quirky Encounter or a Dziwaczne Odkrycia. I was reminiscing on my visit to a part of Poland not actually in Poland! On this particular day, in November 2010, I visited Polish Antarctica, the Henryk Arctowski Station Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Visit to Polish Antarctica, Henryk Arctowski Station, King George Island[…]