Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Majdanek German Death Camp Near Lublin

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Majdanek German Death Camp Near Lublin

“It’s 12 o’clock till midnight, there must be someone to blame” – Manic Street Preachers. On my travels around the world, before I settled in Poland, I toured a lot of grim, dark, horrific places in places like Cambodia, Iraq, Afghanistan etc. (links further down). It doesn’t phase me, scare me or remotely shock me, Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Majdanek German Death Camp Near Lublin[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Birkenau German Nazi Concentration Camp

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Birkenau Auschwitz II German Death Camp

In my Nigdy Więcej Wojny series, I cover my stories from Poland’s horrific past. Sadly, these German Death Camps are real. Germans really came here to overwork, maim and kill Polish people. It is just so sad. On my first visit to Krakow in 2015, this was one of those travel days with a more Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Birkenau Auschwitz II German Death Camp[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Westerplatte, Where World War 2 Began

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Westerplatte, Where World War 2 Began

“Nigdy więcej wojny / Never More War” – Westerplatte, Poland. It was another poignant journey for me as I headed to Westerplatte – the peninsula in Gdańsk, Poland where World War II began. On this tainted journey of ups and downs, Poland has been through a lot. The Germans, the Russians, even Napoleon was here Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Westerplatte, Where World War 2 Began[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Auschwitz German Death Camp

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Auschwitz German Death Camp

“Arbeit Macht Frei” – German motto, taken from Lorenz Diefenbach. (the old lie, German bull*hit – “work brings freedom”) German Death Camps in Poland. Ouch, horrible places, but I cover them on here. Before I get down to the business of writing about my tour to Auschwitz German Death Camp, it’s important to note that Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring Auschwitz German Death Camp[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring the Horrific Nazi German Concentration Camp at Stutthof

“It’s written in the starlight and every line on your palm. We’re fools to wage war on our brothers in arms” – Mark Knopfler. As a Northern Irishman living in Poland, it is essential to read up on the history of my new home and to understand the horrors of the past. Poland, sadly has Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Touring the Horrific Nazi German Concentration Camp at Stutthof[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Visiting the Polish Post Office in Gdańsk

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Visiting the Polish Post Office in Gdańsk

“Close your eyes. Clear your heart. Cut the cord” – The Killers. Life continues to provide us with ups and downs on the journey and Poland has been through a lot so this series aims to highlight the history and the torn past and attempt to find a peace and a bit of freedom for the future. Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Visiting the Polish Post Office in Gdańsk[…]