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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[…]

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?[…]

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[…]