Sunday’s Inspiration: A Hat-Trick of Years Since My Hat-Trick City Arrival in Gdańsk

“Time flies” – Anon. On this exact Sunday evening, 156 weeks ago (3 years ago), I arrived by flight into Gdańsk in Poland. It was just another city on my journey, surely. Nothing special, nothing was about to change. Sunday 3rd July 2016. I had never been to Gdańsk before but it was my fourth time in Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: A Hat-Trick of Years Since My Hat-Trick City Arrival in Gdańsk[…]

How to get Kaliningrad visa in Gdansk

How to Get A 72 Hour Kaliningrad Visa While Based in Gdańsk, Poland

There are always a few tough beasts to crack in the visa world as we backpack it hardcore. Russia is a tough enough one to get, and with the 2018 World Cup looming, many more people will be heading there come June. I have been to Russia years ago (2007) as well as two transits Read more about How to Get A 72 Hour Kaliningrad Visa While Based in Gdańsk, Poland[…]

Backpacking in Kokoszkowy: Top 15 Ola Mueller Lies

Lying to A Friend – Why Do It? Top 13 Ola Mueller Lies

“I feel so ashamed” – Ola Mueller (after some of her lies). Depression here is now into month number 8, the blog Don’t Stop Living ended, I started a new project at Northern Irishman in Poland and I begged serial liar Ola Mueller to admit she lied and apologise. She didn’t and doesn’t have the Read more about Lying to A Friend – Why Do It? Top 13 Ola Mueller Lies[…]

Ola Mueller from Kokoszkowy, PLEASE PLEASE Apologise For Your Lies

Ola Mueller from Kokoszkowy, PLEASE PLEASE Apologise For Your Lies At Christmas Time

This blog might be finished and it’s been the worst 6 months of my life (July to December 2016), but I got a 50% boost last weekend with 1 out of 2 of the girls to blame finally giving me an answer that made sense – So this is a Christmas plea. I finally got Read more about Ola Mueller from Kokoszkowy, PLEASE PLEASE Apologise For Your Lies At Christmas Time[…]

Staying at the Brand New Ibis Hotel Stare Miasto, Gdansk, Poland

Staying at the Brand New Ibis Hotel Stare Miasto, Gdańsk, Poland

I have been staying in Ibis Hotels on my travels for a few years now. I love how the brand is consistent and non-intrusive in the many Ibis Hotels (over 2000) around the world. The brand sits well with me due to the fact that I know what to expect each time. I have stayed Read more about Staying at the Brand New Ibis Hotel Stare Miasto, Gdańsk, Poland[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk

2016 saw my first ever visit to Gdańsk and those used to my travel blog the last 5 months will know I have based myself in this city, and helped promote it to my friends, family and followers. After deciding to hang up my backpack here in Gdańsk in August 2016, I was settling into Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Staying at the 4Friends Hostel in Gdańsk[…]

Touring Westerplatte in Gdańsk, Poland: The Place Where World War II Began

Touring Westerplatte in Gdańsk, Poland: The Place Where World War II Began

“Nigdy więcej wojny / Never More War” – Westerplatte, Poland. It was another poignant journey for me as I headed to Westerplatte – the peninsula in  Gdańsk, Poland where World War II began. I know what you will tell me – I keep visiting the gory spots, you’re thinking: Touring Pripyat, Chernobyl, Ukraine Touring Chernobyl Read more about Touring Westerplatte in Gdańsk, Poland: The Place Where World War II Began[…]

The famous Lech Wałęsa mural in Zaspa, Gdańsk, Poland

Touring the Artistic Wall Murals in the District of Zaspa, Gdańsk, Poland

“Museums are dead, take a new art stance; Paint mass suicide on the aspiration diktat” – Manic Street Preachers. What I have noticed as a difference between living somewhere and travelling somewhere, is that sometimes, you see more as a traveller. One reason for this could be that you only have 3-4 days in a Read more about Touring the Artistic Wall Murals in the District of Zaspa, Gdańsk, Poland[…]

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