I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody: How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland

I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody: How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland

“I want to dance with somebody” – Whitney Houston. I am proud to announce that my latest book, I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody is in its final edits and should be released at some point in 2021. Following my “Backpacking Centurion” series, this is the story of how I ended up in Poland. My Read more about I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody: How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland[…]

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Backpacking Centurion: Preview of My Book Series

Northern Irish perpetual tourist and travel writer Jonny Blair “whackpacked” the world for the best part of 14 years. The result was a 10 year long online travel blog documenting his journey through 136 countries or regions, his job history picking up random work along the way and his passion for the obscure in Jonny’s Read more about Backpacking Centurion: Preview of My Book Series[…]

Polish Words And Phrases That Confuse Me - Part 1

Mieszka W Polsce: Polish Words And Phrases That Confuse Me – Part 1

“Say what you see” – Roy Walker. Polish Words And Phrases That Confuse Me – Part 1. This is a series I started in 2017 when I realised I was getting confused sometimes when reading Polish, when learning Polish and even with pronouncing a word wrongly. Please note that these are just for fun and Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Polish Words And Phrases That Confuse Me – Part 1[…]

Piątkowe Picie: The Best Craft Beer Bars in Warszawa

Piątkowe Picie: The Best Craft Beer Bars in Warszawa

“Maybe it’s the times we’ve had, the lazy days and the crazes and the fads” – Suede. As a teenager, it was Harp Lager in Bangor, Northern Ireland. In my twenties, I started off drinking continental lagers while based in Bournemouth, England. Late twenties my tipple was always a Guinness. These days, amalgamate the shebang Read more about Piątkowe Picie: The Best Craft Beer Bars in Warszawa[…]

My New Book Is Now Available In Poland: Introducing Backpacking Centurion - A Northern Irishman's Journey Through 100 Countries, Volume 1 - Don't Look Back in Bangor
Piątkowe Picie: The Best Cafes in Białowieża, Poland

Piątkowe Picie: The Best Cafes in Białowieża, Poland

The village of Białowieża is the gateway to Europe’s last primeval forest, of the same name – here’s a guide to Białowieża. A UNESCO listed world heritage site and protected national park lie in the huge forest behind this tranquil village, which thrives on tourism. Białowieża sits in Poland, right by the border to Belarus Read more about Piątkowe Picie: The Best Cafes in Białowieża, Poland[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Piotr From Visit Poland

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Piotr From Visit Poland

Welcome to the latest in my series of Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę (Why we love Poland) where I interview people (both Polish and non-Polish) who have a love for Poland, and normally work here, blog about it or share photos from Poland. The latest person to feature is Piotr who runs the site Visit Poland. If you also love Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Piotr From Visit Poland[…]

5 Essential Items For Anyone Travelling To Poland In 2020

5 Essential Items For Anyone Travelling To Poland In 2020

5 Packing Essentials For Anyone Travelling To Poland This Year  Poland is a fantastic and unique country that is steeped in history which explains why Poland is such a frequented tourist destination, with over 21 million visitors in 2019 alone! Poland draws tourists from all over the world, and all walks of life thanks to Read more about 5 Essential Items For Anyone Travelling To Poland In 2020[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Polish Only September, Cały Wrzesień Po Polsku

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Polish Only September, Cały Wrzesień Po Polsku

“It’s never too late to make a brand new start” – Paul Weller. Uwaga! (in English) Seriously. I am really bad at learning languages and now into my fourth year living in Poland and yet my Polish language skills are still very low. It’s not like I haven’t tried to learn! Look at the facts Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Polish Only September, Cały Wrzesień Po Polsku[…]