Jacek and I in Projeckt PRL in Starogard Gdanski.

Piątkowe Picie: The First Eight Socialist PRL Themed Bars I Drank in in Poland

“Your joys are counterfeit; this happiness corrupt political shit” – Richey James Edwards. Today’s Piątkowe Picie (Thirsty/Drinking Fridays) is a glorious step back in time to the vintage era of communism. This is my latest craze in travel, it’s a fad, it’s a fashion, it’s a passion. Touring PRL and Communist/Socialist bars in Poland. “Maybe Read more about Piątkowe Picie: The First Eight Socialist PRL Themed Bars I Drank in in Poland[…]

My Stay at Hotel Nad Wierzycą, The Only Hotel in Holy Pelplin, Kociewie

On my journey through Poland’s Pomerania region, next on the hit list fell to the charming town of Pelplin in Kociewie. This is so off the wall, I felt like I had climbed over it and landed in an alien garden. This town is tiny and perfect for a long term Northern Irish backpacker keen Read more about My Stay at Hotel Nad Wierzycą, The Only Hotel in Holy Pelplin, Kociewie[…]

My Travels Outside Poland: Best Things to Do in Shanghai, China

My Travels Outside Poland: Best Things to Do in Shanghai, China

**This post is INDEXED!!** Whatever Indexed means. Long before I moved to Poland, I had already visited China 20 times, taking in 13 of the 29 parts of it that I recognise. I was in Shanghai twice on those trips. Shanghai is indeed a remarkable city. It is the most populous metropolis in China with Read more about My Travels Outside Poland: Best Things to Do in Shanghai, China[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Working Mondays, You've Been Too Busy Lately You Haven't Had The Time

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Working Mondays, You’ve Been Too Busy Lately You Haven’t Had The Time

“I’ve been too busy lately that I haven’t had the time” – Blur. The irony of my “Pracujące Poniedziałki / Working Mondays” feature is that i have been too busy working to actually post about my jobs and my life!! For a few years now, I wrote about different jobs l did on my 15 Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Working Mondays, You’ve Been Too Busy Lately You Haven’t Had The Time[…]

Zurek Stropolskie Soup at Bee Jays

Piątkowe Picie: My Favourite Bars in Poznań

Poznań is Poland’s fourth biggest city and still a city I love to go back to, time and time again. With plenty of flights arriving at Poznań’s airport (when there is no Coronavirus of course), and an easy train ride across the border into Germany, it’s a superb city to stop off in for a Read more about Piątkowe Picie: My Favourite Bars in Poznań[…]