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[…]

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

Pracujące Poniedziałki: My Travel Interview With Global Weby in Warszawa

As the new decade began, I headed to Cafe Charlie in Warszawa to do an interview for Global Weby. Rather than focusing on my life in Poland, this was more of an insight of my global travels. “We met travel blogger Jonny Blair and asked him how did he travel over 150 countries without working Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: My Travel Interview With Global Weby in Warszawa[…]

Working at the Cat Cafe in Gdynia

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Travel Writer in Poland – How to Manage Your Business from Abroad

Previously, it was difficult to fathom the possibility of managing one’s business from a foreign country. What is truly remarkable is that now, this reality is actually a foreseeable possibility and this is not just my third year living in Poland, but another location on my digital nomad lifestyle. For the small business owner that Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Travel Writer in Poland – How to Manage Your Business from Abroad[…]

Two Years in Poland: Where Has Don’t Stop Living Gone?

“Seventh son of a seventh son” – Iron Maiden. Well I have been in Poland just over two years now. It’s crazy. I never meant to live here, I honestly had no idea I would stay this long, be living and working here. It was something in the hands of God. At the moment I Read more about Two Years in Poland: Where Has Don’t Stop Living Gone?[…]

Big Bird, Hot Dogs, Football and A Lying “Friend”: The Story of How I Ended Up Living In Poland

“I always thought that you’d get married. I’d be living in Warsaw on my own. On that damp and lonely, Thursday years ago” – Jarvis Cockerowski. I didn’t in so many words (as I write loads) really get into detail about why I live in Poland. Because it is a complicated story which had so Read more about Big Bird, Hot Dogs, Football and A Lying “Friend”: The Story of How I Ended Up Living In Poland[…]

Happy Three Kings Days (Dzien Trzech Króli) and My Month Off Alcohol

To all my friends in Poland, my readers and everyone else who I know and who reads, Happy Three Kings Day! This is the Dzien Trzech Króli in Poland dedicated to Kaspar, Melchior and Balthazar, the three wise men who visited Jesus at his birth. I will not be going to the parade this year in Read more about Happy Three Kings Days (Dzien Trzech Króli) and My Month Off Alcohol[…]

Wesołych Swiąt: Merry Christmas and A Year of Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce

Wesołych Swiąt: A Year of Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce Merry Christmas everyone. Wesołych Swiąt! Today is exactly one year since I started this new site. As 2017 comes to an end, I find it hard to believe my new project, Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce, is a year old and has gone from strength to strength. Read more about Wesołych Swiąt: Merry Christmas and A Year of Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce[…]

Top 9 Stonewall Reasons Why I Love Living in Poland

Top 9 Stonewall Reasons Why I Love Living in Poland

“Close your eyes so you don’t feel them. They don’t need to see you cry. I can’t promise I will heal you, but if you want to, I will try” – Robbie Williams. 16 months into my new life in Poland and I flabbergast myself each day. Poland is a beautiful country and I have Read more about Top 9 Stonewall Reasons Why I Love Living in Poland[…]