Magiczne Miasta: Waltzing Through Wałcz, Western Pomerania

Magiczne Miasta: Waltzing Through Wałcz, Western Pomerania

“Walking through this changing season, sorrow spreads its wings. We can’t keep a hold on time, just receive what it will bring” – Tim Wheeler. The little town of Wałcz is not a place I’d ever planned to backpack through. It’s relatively obscure and unknown to foreign tourists. However, after my adult life record gap Read more about Magiczne Miasta: Waltzing Through Wałcz, Western Pomerania[…]

Attending the Siedem Stron Świata Festival in Łowicz Wałecki, Western Poland

“An extraordinary guy can never have an ordinary day” – Noel Gallagher. It was a joy and pleasure to be invited to speak about my travels at the inaugural Siedem Stron Świata Festival in western Poland in June 2021. I would love to have written more about this, but times are busy, so here goes. Read more about Attending the Siedem Stron Świata Festival in Łowicz Wałecki, Western Poland[…]

Poland Poll Returns : Control Jonny's Post Lockdown Hairstyle

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[…]

Poland Poll Returns : Control Jonny's Post Lockdown Hairstyle

Poland Poll Returns : Control Jonny’s Post Lockdown Hairstyle

“I’m so excited; I can’t wait to meet you there” – Kurt Cobain. My Poland Poll series which began in 2017 was supposed to run every month. It was me as a blogger giving you, my readers the chance to vote and control my destiny. Of course, that was easy in my first year in Read more about Poland Poll Returns : Control Jonny’s Post Lockdown Hairstyle[…]

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[…]

Mieszka W Polsce: How to Get a Basic Warsaw Travel Card (Warszawska Karta Miejska)

In my series “Mieszka W Polsce” (Living in Poland) I detail all the best ways to organise your life while living here as a foreigner, immigrant and tourist like me. These are all personal first hand posts and experience from my loving honest heart. For anyone living in Warszawa, even just for a few months, Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: How to Get a Basic Warsaw Travel Card (Warszawska Karta Miejska)[…]

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[…]