How To Get A Mongolia Visa in Warsaw, Poland

After such depression in 2016 caused by the brace of serial liars (Aleksandra Mueller and Karolina Wabuda) plus the wannabe GuruGod stalker (too worthless to be name checked), I quit travel completely. For the first time in my adult life I didn’t visit any new countries, nor did I have any desire for anything other Read more about How To Get A Mongolia Visa in Warsaw, Poland[…]

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 San Escobar: Visiting A Country Invented by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski

I recently worked out a way to go backpacking in San Escobar. This is yet another off the wall country which has been recognised (albeit by a slip of the tongue) by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski. Yes he made up San Escobar by mistake!! As I now write my own blog about Poland Read more about Backpacking in San Escobar: Visiting A Country Invented by Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski[…]

Backpacking in Poland: The Time I Went Speed Dating in Warszawa

Long before I had this blog, and when I was also single, back in 2004 as a student at Bournemouth University, in England, I went to a “Speed Dating night” with my friends Lock in Lee, Mad Mike and Jody. At the time, reality events and TV shows were all the rage, I appeared in Read more about Backpacking in Poland: The Time I Went Speed Dating in Warszawa[…]

My Stay at the Hotel Ibis Centrum, Krakow, Poland

It is always an emotional return for me to cities I backpacked through before I started my new life in Poland. As a tourist, I visited Poland 4 times before moving here in 2016. One of those trips saw a train journey to the popular city of Kraków. At the time, I was coming into Read more about My Stay at the Hotel Ibis Centrum, Krakow, Poland[…]

Backpacking in Warsaw, Poland: My Stay at the Famous Oki Doki Hostel

Backpacking in Warsaw, Poland: My Stay at the Famous Oki Doki Hostel

Readers of my blog will be extremely surprised to hear that I didn’t stay in a hostel in Warsaw until November 2016. It was my fourth visit to the city (fifth if you count a train change) and on all previous visits, I had stayed in hotels, nurses quarters or with friends. I honed in Read more about Backpacking in Warsaw, Poland: My Stay at the Famous Oki Doki Hostel[…]

My Winter Stay at the Ibis Warszawa Centrum Hotel, Poland

My return to the gaping Polish capital city of Warsaw in December 2016 saw me reunited with one of my most visited cities (visit number 6) and with a stay in one of my favourite hotel brands from recent years – Ibis. I booked into the Ibis Warszawa Centrum. I know what to expect with Read more about My Winter Stay at the Ibis Warszawa Centrum Hotel, Poland[…]

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[…]

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