My Top 5 Places in Germany From My Travels

Poland borders Germany and as a result, I have passed across that border many times in my life. Indeed my very first trip to Poland, back in 2005 was actually overland via Germany. On that adventure I was with the GAWA, Green and White Army of Northern Ireland football fans and we backpacked through Berlin Read more about My Top 5 Places in Germany From My Travels[…]

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[…]

My Travels In Italy: Top 5 Memories

My Travels In Italy: Top 5 Memories

My recent trip to Lithuania was my first time outside Poland since February 2020. It felt odd spending so long in one country, when my lifestyle in days gone by was backpacking all over the place, I visited 188 countries down the years before COVID-19 even existed. I still haven’t been on an aeroplane for Read more about My Travels In Italy: Top 5 Memories[…]

Reminiscing: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 12 Years Ago

Reminiscing My Birthday: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 15 Years Ago Today

“Is this the way to Legia Warsaw? Every night I’ve been eating my coleslaw” – Northern Ireland fans (2005). First of all today is my birthday! Sto lat, happy birthday to me! Ask me fifteen years ago today as my train rolled into the Polish capital city of Warszawa if I expected to live here Read more about Reminiscing My Birthday: My First Ever Visit to Poland, 15 Years Ago Today[…]

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Book Review of Jan by Peter Haden

Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Book Review of Jan by Peter Haden

It was only when I unexpectedly, and somewhat inadvertently moved to Poland in 2016,that I started really getting into the history and culture of this huge country, this sleeping giant, this world superpower. Poland, in its self deserved selfish world, is absolutely fascinating. It is a gift from God that I ended up living here. Read more about Nigdy Więcej Wojny: Book Review of Jan by Peter Haden[…]

Touring UNESCO World Heritage Sites: A Guide to Poland’s Białowieża Primeval Forest

Spanning an area of 152.5 square kilometres, Białowieża is often described as Europe’s last primeval forest. The forest spans the border between two countries – Poland and Belarus and makes for an intense and epic wilderness experience for those intrepid tourists keen to explore Mother Nature at her most beautiful. In 2018, I aimed to Read more about Touring UNESCO World Heritage Sites: A Guide to Poland’s Białowieża Primeval Forest[…]

City Escapes From Poland: Prague, Czech Republic

City Escapes From Poland: Prague, Czech Republic

Being based in Poland makes it so so easy to travel abroad by train these days. From Warszawa Centralna station (the main international train station in the country), you can get direct trains to around 10 different countries now. There is even a daily train that goes all the way to Nice in France, passing Read more about City Escapes From Poland: Prague, Czech Republic[…]

Northern Irishman on Tour: Poland to Frankfurt to Cheatzerland

Northern Irishman on Tour: Poland to Frankfurt to Cheatzerland

I write far too many words and articles to ever be published. So much so that I believe that anyone who claims to have “writer’s block” are either liars or never were writers in the first place. I am always brimming with ideas. This is s short report on my adventure out of Poland to Read more about Northern Irishman on Tour: Poland to Frankfurt to Cheatzerland[…]

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[…]