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I Went to Russia for the World Cup and All You Got Were These 4 Lousy Videos

Poland is right next door to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, so when I heard that Russia were hosting a bit of a football tournament, and that some of the games would be in Kaliningrad, I thought I’d drop by. Read more…

The Good, the Bad … and the Weird of 2017

It’s that time of year when all self-obsessed (sorry, self-respecting) blogger types post their own personal summaries of the year, as though they’re at the centre of the known universe or something. Read more…

Biking the Dunajec River Gorge [VIDEO]

The Dunajec River Gorge in southern Poland is a well known as a place to go rafting, but it was a mite chilly for that, so I went for the two-wheels-and-no-hypothermia option instead. Read more…

A Hostel on a Train Station – Like Literally Right on It [VIDEO]

This is my video review of a hostel on a train station. I’ve said ‘on’ rather than ‘in’ because it’s literally housed in a station building on one of the platforms, rather than right next to the station or some other cop-out like that. Read more…

Experiencing the Hungarian Grand Prix

What is it like to experience the Hungarian Grand Prix, near Budapest? Probably not a question you’ve ever asked yourself, but one I’m going to answer nonetheless. Read more…

47 Amazing Things – Audio Version

As a few of you may know, I do voice work as one of my sidelines to writing, recording online adverts and the like Read more…

10 Annoying Travel Quotes – And What They Really Mean

Travel is amazing. It broadens the mind, gives you a sense of perspective and is the ultimate expression of freedom. Hooray for travel, and for more people being able to do it. But those inspirational travel quotes that people share can be really freaking annoying.

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Alternative Easter – Colombia’s Donkey Festival

There are many celebrations around the world during Holy Week, but the ones in the sleepy town of San Antero, Colombia, must rank among the more unusual. Read more…

Pszczyna – Getting Drenched in a Town I Can Barely Pronounce [Video]

I went to the town of Pszczyna recently, a place which, when I first came to Poland, I wouldn’t have been able to pronounce properly. Even now it still takes me a few goes, and perhaps a number of short meetings between my brain and my vocal equipment. Read more…

The 10 Things You Need to Hostel Like a Pro

I’ve stayed in a lot of hostels in my life. In fact, I’m kind of all hostelled out to be honest. But before I park hostels in the space marked ‘stuff that I did when sleep wasn’t important to me’, I’m going to share what I’ve learnt. Read more…

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