Marcin and I ventured into the sleepy lakeside town of Barlinek on Saturday night to eat dinner and scope out the nightlife, with our thirst for a Polish beer dictating our path. After 30 seconds or so, we’d done all the scoping required to paint a somewhat dreary impression of the town’s watering holes. We […]

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Upon waking, my eyes were reluctant to open. The sunshine poured through the large bedroom windows of my hotel room – which oddly resembled an office space – and I was eager for another day on the road. Much to our dismay, we had to skip breakfast as we were pushed for time. A long drive to

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At 5:00 am, under a veil of darkness, the choking engine of the Land Rover piercedthe tranquility of morning as it roared into life. When I perused the word ‘hunting’on the day’s itinerary, I was altogether horrified, but these concerns turned into excitement upon learning that the only shots we’d be firing would be from a camera.

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Every limb of my body may ache, but my spirit has been cleansed by the power of Mother Earth, following day 4. Thursday saw us get back to nature in the breathtakingly beautiful Drawieński National Park. After spending the last few days admiring the landscape from the roads, we were finally able toreally breathe fresh air for […]

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Although leaving the vibrant imaginarium that is Republika Wyobraźni was sure to make our lives that little bit more vapid, it was nothing that the abundance of West Pomeranian natural beauty couldn’t quickly fix. After a hearty continental breakfast, we hit the road, heading in a North-Easterly direction to Dzika Zagroda – a multipurpose centre for the […]

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Arriving at Hotel 104 late yesterday afternoon, Marcin and I were keen to explore the town of Stargard Szczeciński, also known as the town of towers, and better understand its offerings which warranted it as a must-do on our West Pomeranian adventure. Lying on the 15th Meridian line, the Gothic town traces its roots back to the 13th century, […]

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For those who reside outside of the country, the cultural identity of Poland – incorporating the social conventions, the changing face of the nation, and the general way of living – is somewhat enigmatic when compared to those of its European counterparts. From the country’s delicious cuisine to its stunning landscape, its traditional conventions and celebrations, […]

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