Backpacking in Poland: Top 10 Sights in Kokoszkowy, Kociewie Region

“You can tell the sun in its jealous sky that we walked through fields of gold” – Sting. “Off the wheaten craic” – Jonny Blair. Welcome to the real “off the wheaten craic” journey. A place with nature, no train station, no airport. This is Kokoszkowy! My Polish adventures continued the last few years despite Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Top 10 Sights in Kokoszkowy, Kociewie Region[…]

Working Wednesdays: My Feature in Gazeta Kociewska, Starogard Gdański, Poland

Working Wednesdays: My Feature in Gazeta Kociewska, Starogard Gdański, Poland

So in August 2016, I announced that my backpacking journey had finally come to an end, at least for now. I had been on the road for too long, 9 years since this travel blog started and I travelled full time for about 7 of the last 13 years, statistics don’t lie, I really backpacked Read more about Working Wednesdays: My Feature in Gazeta Kociewska, Starogard Gdański, Poland[…]

Backpacking in Poland: One Night in The Countryside Village of Rywałd, Pomerania

Backpacking in Poland: One Night in The Countryside Village of Rywałd, Pomerania

Ask me if I had heard of the village of Rywałd last week and I’d have said no way, where is it? But the travel lifestyle is an odd, unpredictable one so I ended up here. Rywałd has a population of around 603, and for one night 604 as a nonchalant Northern Irish backpacker arrived in “town”! Read more about Backpacking in Poland: One Night in The Countryside Village of Rywałd, Pomerania[…]

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Backpacking in Poland: Top 28 Places to Visit in Starogard Gdański

After my time in the beautiful city of Gdańsk, I knew it wasn’t quite off the wall enough in Poland for me. I needed another Polish city with a few less tourists and some new charms. In my first two weeks in Gdańsk, I took two side trips – first to Gdynia for a food tour Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Top 28 Places to Visit in Starogard Gdański[…]

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Noclegi Rekord in Starogard Gdański

Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Noclegi Rekord in Starogard Gdański

When you travel to the more obscure places, finding budget accommodation can be a problem sometimes and part of my backpacker’s dream is to end up every so often in cities or towns that don’t have a hostel. Once you are in a town without a hostel, you know you are a rare tourist. Starogard Read more about Backpacking in Poland: Staying at Noclegi Rekord in Starogard Gdański[…]

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