Thirsty Thursdays: A Night Out With Pub Crawl Gdańsk, Poland

Thirsty Thursdays: A Night Out With Pub Crawl Gdańsk, Poland

“Baby, this is what you came for. Lightning strikes every time she moves” – Calvin Harris featuring Rhianna. Pub crawls have been one of my backpacking fortes. I could have made a business out of it for sure, but what good is that on a Northern Irishman’s liver? Not for me, these days I’m a Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: A Night Out With Pub Crawl Gdańsk, Poland[…]

Irish Dancing in Gdańsk with Dziewczyna w żółtych Spodniach

Irish Dancing in Gdańsk, Poland with Animus Saltandi and Dziewczyna w żółtych Spodniach

“Tell me ma when I go home, the boys won’t leave the girls alone” – my favourite Irish Folk Song. This is probably one of the least expected posts on here, of all time. Here I am living in Gdańsk, Poland. It seems ridiculous enough, as I only came here for a week! I have been Read more about Irish Dancing in Gdańsk, Poland with Animus Saltandi and Dziewczyna w żółtych Spodniach[…]

Learning Polish with Alina: Jestem Jonny, Jestem Irlandzkim Pisarzem Podróżnikiem z Dontstopliving.net

Jestem Jonny, Jestem Północnoirlandzkim Pisarzem Podróżnikiem z Dontstopliving.net

This is my first ever blog post on here in part-Polish, It’s coming towards the end of my second month in Poland and though, I have travelled around Pomorskie and into Kaliningrad in that time, I have found time away from work to start to learn Polish, with Learn Polish in Gdańsk. I did a Read more about Jestem Jonny, Jestem Północnoirlandzkim Pisarzem Podróżnikiem z Dontstopliving.net[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Poland to Kaliningrad (Gdańsk to Kaliningrad City)

World Borders: How to Get From Poland to Kaliningrad (Gdańsk to Kaliningrad City)

Crossing world borders still has intrigue for me. It’s the adrenalin buzz and excitement of it all. As a Northern Irish nationalist, I love separatism and I detest land borders like Belgium to Netherlands. Where basically you have no idea which country you are in – you even use the same currency and don’t get Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Poland to Kaliningrad (Gdańsk to Kaliningrad City)[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Dining Out in the Oldest Restaurant in Gdańsk, Poland – Kubicki

  Again, Friday’s Featured Food has been a neglected part of my blog and as you can imagine, I have eaten enough different types of food on my journey to keep this as a weekly fixture for ten years or more, probably 100 years in fact! But I won’t have time to do one every Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Dining Out in the Oldest Restaurant in Gdańsk, Poland – Kubicki[…]

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My Last Night in A Dorm As A Long Term Backpacker and My Top 10 Memories From Backpacking

“When it’s done and all this has gone, just find a feeling, pass it on” – The Coral. That’s all folks! So it’s for real this time. Tonight is my last night in a dorm bed as a long term nomadic backpacker! The journey had to really come to an end somehow, didn’t it? Yes, Read more about My Last Night in A Dorm As A Long Term Backpacker and My Top 10 Memories From Backpacking[…]

Sunday’s Inspiration: Adjusting to Life As A Resident Rather Than A Backpacker

“You do the walk. Yeah, you do the walk of life” – Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits). It’s pretty hard for me to believe that it is now 18 days since I last slept in a hostel dorm room – the Hostel Cycle On. I am no longer a moving, nomadic backpacker. I did a walk, Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: Adjusting to Life As A Resident Rather Than A Backpacker[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Hostel Cycle On in Gdańsk

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Hostel Cycle On in Gdańsk

My return to Poland for my fourth visit meant a first time arrival in Gdańsk. This was a city that interested me through the years for many reasons. Firstly, back at Ards Tech. as a student I studied the history of it all, secondly my love for Micronations and Unusual Republics – as this was once Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Hostel Cycle On in Gdańsk[…]

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