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The Kortas Name

Ania and I were walking through Świdnica the other day when she stopped and started jokingly hitting me on the arm. “You kept this store a secret from me all this time?” I had no idea what she was talking about. But there it was, right in front of us, a clothing store with a…

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Stalag Luft III – The Great Escape

After a short 23km ride from the German munitions factory we parked our motorcycles in front of Stalag Luft III in the city of Żagań, where a WWII prisoner of war camp and now a museum is located. The camp is known for two remarkable prisoner escapes, the most famous one depicted by Hollywood in the…

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DAG Alfred Nobel Krzystkowice

As per usual at motorcycle meet ups, the second day had two types of field trips for all participants; on-road for the most, and an off-road for dirt enthusiast at the event. With Ania as my backpack the choice was clear. We rode in a column of about 60 motorcycles to our first destination, an…

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Transalp for Two

In what appears to be the beginning of an annual tradition, Ania and I took part in the Zwierzyniec motorcycle meet up about 160km north of Wrocław. This was my second time there, but a first with my beloved “backpack”, as that’s what a female motorcycle passenger is known in the biz. Riding with my…

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Monster X Tour Wrocław

Monster X Tour stopped by my city of Wrocław in June. I think they meant for the event to be pretty big but with just a few days left before the show I snagged our tickets cheap via Groupon. This must have been due to lack of interest and initial high cost of the tickets.…

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Vacay by the Sea

It’s been quite a while since I last visited the Polish seaside. Arguably the same can be said for posting anything on this blog. But if you follow the Instagram feed to the right you would know that there’s been some movement on my side so it’s just a matter of time before I post…

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5th Annual Beer Festival

After a two year hiatus I attended Wrocław’s annual festival of good beer that took place for the 5th year in a row this past weekend. Due to the ever growing popularity of the festival, and growing popularity of smaller brews in general, this year the festival had moved from its original location near a castle…