Interesting curiosities discovered at the Versailles Palace
Our visit to the Versailles was an unforgettable one for many reasons, but some of the things we learned here were interesting and worthy to be presented here on the blog. It all has to ...
Lovely and Useful Travel Souvenir(s) from Malta
Andrei travelled recently to Malta with work. He didn’t had too much time to take photos or see anything – as he arrived there on Sunday evening and left on Monday at noon. But this ...
The legend(s) of Martisor – The “Holiday” on March 1st
It’s 1st of March - a new month, a new season and also a day when mainly women receive some symbols called “martisoare”. Martisor literally means little (or dear) March - and it’s also the ...
March 1st – “Martisor” (Trincket) Day
On March 1st there is a special holiday here in Romania. A lovely one, a celebration of spring, of the happiness of nature coming back to life. It’s “Martisor” (Trincket) Day. I told you last year ...
Why I am NOT recommending you to visit the Louvre in just one day, and yet I DO
I have mixed feelings about the Louvre. I already shared with you my love-hate relationship with the Mona Lisa, and I showed you some photos from the Louvre. I still have some sections or special ...
Blog anniversary: 5 years of Travel – Moments in Time
December 13th is a special day for me as it marks the anniversary of this blog: Travel – Moments in Time was launched on December 13th 2009 and it has been a wonderful journey ever since. I always loved to write and I always loved to travel. Thesemore
High view over Frankfurt at dusk
Frankfurt is a beautiful city and, when you see it at dusk from a hotel room at the 34th floor, the view is splendid. Andrei stayed at Frankfurt Marriott Hotel last week on the 34th floor, and this is how the city looks at dusk. Click on each photmore
KLM Lost and found and a super nice video
You’d say that while flying, one should be extra careful with his or hers belongings. That is true – and I can testify to that – but sometimes, those who travel a lot – meaning they spend days/week in airplanes, sometimes with one or two connmore
December 1st, Romania’s National Day and our first Parade
The first day of the winter is a special one for Romanians: is our national day. Each year, as you may imagine, we have a parade in Bucharest (Romania’s capital) and Alba Iulia – the city in which the union took place. Yes, on December 1st 1918,more
Finland is a country known for its history, its lakes and its natural landscapes. The lake district is the ideal place for those who want to sail and fish, and some even say that the city of Rovaniemi, in the region of Lapland, is where Santa Claus lmore
A pink bank and The National Anthem Museum in Brasov, Romania
When do you think about money, do you think about the color pink? Well, from now on you might as in Brasov, The National Bank of Romania’s branch is located in a pink building. It is an old building, a beautiful one, I might add – but, I admit, Imore
Why I choose to do some of the touristy things and see the famous landmarks
I often see articles relatively condemning doing “touristy” things: going to all the famous landmarks in a city, visiting museums, taking tons of pictures and so on. I also read many blogs and travel websites and I often notice articles recommendmore
Amazing: Tour Eiffel’s summit rising through the low clouds over Paris
The Eiffel Tower is, without a doubt, one of the landmarks of Paris. But we are used to see it in its splendor, standing tall, rising toward the sky. Sometimes, however, the clouds are so low, that the Eiffel Tower’s summit is visible ABOVE themore
The city of Stockholm, in Sweden, offers a variety of attraction sites. There is a Royal Palace that is said to be haunted, a variety of museums and canals that can be explored during a boat tour. [caption id="attachment_8267" align="aligncenter"more
Air New Zealand launches Hobbit-themed safety video
As we all know, safety rules are very important – regardless of the means of transportation. When in airplanes, we all listen to the applicable safety rules before takeoff. Even if these are life saving rules, and we should all pay attention to themore