Hostel Review: Staying at the Green Hostel in Historic Toruń

“We need something to shout about and we need it now!” – The Waves. As I mentioned in late 2017 after finishing my “visit every Province in Poland” challenge, I needed something new. Being cemented in pretty Poland pumped my heart beat to a vivacious level of sentimentality. Destiny sent me here, and it was Read more about Hostel Review: Staying at the Green Hostel in Historic Toruń[…]

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[…]

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

Living in Poland: How to Find a Flat in Gdańsk In my series 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. I’ll try to cover as many aspects as I can for foreigners to help out and I Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Living in Poland – How to Find a Flat in Gdańsk[…]

My Cosy Stay at the Event Hostel in Opole

There are a huge number of cities in Poland that are still unventured and unpopular for tourists, yet they should be. Many of these towns and cities are regional capitals such as Zielona Góra (Lubuskie), Rzeszów (Podkarpackie), Starogard Gdański (Kociewie) and Olsztyn (Masury). Another sparklìng gem is Opole, which is also the capital city of Read more about My Cosy Stay at the Event Hostel in Opole[…]

Sombreness in Mazury: My Calm Stay at Hotel Wanda, Kętrzyn

When my reader vote for September 2017 sent me back to Poland’s Mazury Province, it was time for another sad bit of historic travel as I headed to the infamous and notorious Wilczy Szaniec (Wolf’s Lair near Kętrzyn – where Adolf Hitler spent over 800 days during World War II). These days Kętrzyn does attract Read more about Sombreness in Mazury: My Calm Stay at Hotel Wanda, Kętrzyn[…]

Trojmiasto Charm: My Stay at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

2016 saw my first ever visit to Gdańsk and I ended up spending 5 blissful months in the coastal city, staying in three hostels, 1 hotel, 1 homestay and 2 flats in that time. So far I reviewed the excellent Ibis Hotel and the Hostel Cycle On, where I famously cycled with Taiwnese travel writer Read more about Trojmiasto Charm: My Stay at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk[…]

Golden Crown: My Tranquil Stay at the Gospoda Pod Złotą Koroną Hotel in Grotowice, Opole

As part of my personal, selfish quest to visit every Polish Voivodeship (there are 16) and 20 “parts” of Poland (self listed), I decided on a spontaneous trip to Opole, it was 17/20 as I honed in on the 18/20 mark. Opole is the capital city of the Opole Voivedeship Province and doesn’t get the Read more about Golden Crown: My Tranquil Stay at the Gospoda Pod Złotą Koroną Hotel in Grotowice, Opole[…]

Hostel Review: My Glorious Return to Gdynia and My Charming Stay in the Green House Hostel

When I first backpacked to the port city of Gdynia in July 2016, I had no idea that exactly a year later, I would still be living in Poland, back in Gdynia and ready for more fun on Poland’s gorgeous Baltic Coast. On that trip, I was working with Eat Polska on a smashing food Read more about Hostel Review: My Glorious Return to Gdynia and My Charming Stay in the Green House Hostel[…]

My Świętokrzyskie Debut: Staying at Agroturystyka "Przy Szlaku"

My Świętokrzyskie Debut: Staying at Agroturystyka “Przy Szlaku” “Dude Ranch” in Tranquil Trzcianka

After the dreamy days backpacking towns and villages nobody heard of, it was time for another one, and this time a more special occasion. My May reader vote sent me to the Świętokrzyskie province of Poland in my quest to visit every province of Poland by the end of 2017. 6 months left, 6 Provinces left Read more about My Świętokrzyskie Debut: Staying at Agroturystyka “Przy Szlaku” “Dude Ranch” in Tranquil Trzcianka[…]