Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland - How to Find a Flat in Warsaw

Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Find a Flat in Warsaw

“How you got me blind is still a mystery, I can’t get you out of my head” – Backstreet Boys. In my series called living in Poland (Mieszka W Polsce), I share my personal tips on how to adapt to Polish life as a foreigner, tourist and non resident (but never as an expat, Ex-Pat Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Find a Flat in Warsaw[…]

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

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Dating Ideas in Warsaw

You might have read how I first lived in Gdańsk when life took me to relocate to Poland. I have been almost exclusively single since splitting up with my longer term girlfriend Panny Yu in late 2015, and now I live in Europe and am lonely again, I look for love. Panny and I parted ways, and Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Dating Ideas in Warsaw[…]

Poland Poll: No Poll This Month, But A Last Minute Reader Invite to Saint Patrick's Day in Warsaw (Dzień Świętego Patryka)

Poland Poll: No Poll This Month, But A Last Minute Reader Invite to Saint Patrick’s Day in Warsaw (Dzień Świętego Patryka) – TOMORROW!!

“Take me to the magic of the moment on a glory night” – Scorpions. I was little more than a Northern Irish 9 year old when the Berlin Wall waved its goodbyes to an unwanted border in 1989 and this world, my world, your world changed forever. As time progressed, I studied Soviet politics, Northern Read more about Poland Poll: No Poll This Month, But A Last Minute Reader Invite to Saint Patrick’s Day in Warsaw (Dzień Świętego Patryka) – TOMORROW!![…]

Porady Wizowe: How to Get a Belarus Visa in Warszawa

Porady Wizowe: How to Get a Belarus Visa in Warszawa, Poland

“Belaruskie, Belaruskie way oh way!” – Tourists. In my Series “Porady Wizowe“, I aim to inspire more Polish-based people to travel the world by highlighting ways to get visas. I have over 14 years of visa experience, which I detailed thoroughly on the visa section of my now defunct travel blog, Don’t Stop Living. Having Read more about Porady Wizowe: How to Get a Belarus Visa in Warszawa, Poland[…]

Top 9 Stonewall Reasons Why I Love Living in Poland

“Close your eyes so you don’t feel them. They don’t need to see you cry. I can’t promise I will heal you, but if you want to, I will try” – Robbie Williams. 16 months into my new life in Poland and I flabbergast myself each day. Poland is a beautiful country and I have Read more about Top 9 Stonewall Reasons Why I Love Living in Poland[…]

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: My Polish Cup Debut, Watching Kartofliska Warszawa v Bar Ulubiona ETV in Marymont, Warszawa

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: My Polish Cup Debut, Watching Kartofliska Warszawa v Bar Ulubiona ETV in Marymont, Warszawa

“Nie ma footballu bez alkoholu” – famous Polish groundhopping blogger Radosław Rzeźnikiewicz (There is no football, without alcohol) The magic of the FA Cup in England, the glory of the Irish Cup in Northern Ireland, both glaringly obvious football tournaments from my travel back catalogue. Indeed, I attended the Irish Cup Final 4 times (seeing Glentoran win Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: My Polish Cup Debut, Watching Kartofliska Warszawa v Bar Ulubiona ETV in Marymont, Warszawa[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: A Northern Irish Evening At Klub Dialogu, Warszawa

“Nigdy nie widziałem Warszawy tak pięknej, jak dzisiejszego wieczoru” – King Zygmunt. (“I never saw Warszawa as beautiful as I saw her tonight”) When I was asked by my Polish language school (the excellent Klub Dialogu) to do a presentation about Northern Irish culture, I was delighted and honoured to be given such an opportunity. Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: A Northern Irish Evening At Klub Dialogu, Warszawa[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Lauren Colgan from Klub Dialogu

The latest lady to feature in my Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę (Why Do We Love Poland?) series is a personal friend and fellow student of the Polish Language School Klub Dialogu, as I introduce the lovely Lauren to you all. Lauren hails from England, lives in Poland and has attended a few events with me the Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Lauren Colgan from Klub Dialogu[…]

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: Watching Wyspa (The Tempest), An Outdoor Musical Shakespeare Performance in Nowe Miasto, Warszawa

“Thought is free”― William Shakespeare, The Tempest (Wyspa). You might have read recently that I am back studying Polish (for the second time). Having spent 3 months learning Polish in Gdańsk in 2016, I recently got back into it after long periods of depression. I was so grateful to be at Klub Dialogu in Warszawa’s Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Watching Wyspa (The Tempest), An Outdoor Musical Shakespeare Performance in Nowe Miasto, Warszawa[…]