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 ...
Interesting facts about Bob Marley’s house and life; Photos included
Somewhere in Jamaica, in a rather small house, lived famous artist Bob Marley. Nowadays, the house is a museum, open to public, a gateway to Bob Marley’s life and discography. Our friend, Dan Mitea, was in ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A guide to Krakow
Located on the Vistula River in Poland, the city of Krakow is one of the largest and oldest cities in the country. There are plenty of landmarks and monuments in the city center, the Old Town. Between this area and the ancient Jewish Quarter, the Kazmore
Our wedding and traveling: celebrating 9 years of marriage
In many ways, it is incredible for me: today Andrei and I celebrate 9 years from our wedding. We got married to the city hall on September 23rd in Bucharest, Romania, our city and had our wedding in the mountains a day later, on September 24th, in Simore
Impressive: traces of shootings and grenade in Sarajevo
A war leaves traces. Some are marks in the souls and minds of the people who go through that war, soldiers or simple people, while others are signs on buildings, cities, areas. Andrei was recently in Sarajevo and one of the things he saw there wasmore
Things To Know Before Visiting Copenhagen
Looking for a one of a kind city break within Europe? A Copenhagen city break is an ideal choice for holidaymakers who want to enjoy a laidback vacation that is filled with alluring attractions. The capital of Denmark is home to over half a milliomore
Enjoy These 4 Brilliant Things To Do In Salcombe
For years Salcombe has been one of the top holiday hotspots in the UK. With its combination of fine beaches, beautiful countryside and quality restaurants, a stay in Salcombe is special any time of year. There are plenty of interesting things to dmore
Europe. It’s Just Next Door. Loved this one!
I am from a country in Europe, as you know. Not, not one featured in the video below, but still from Europe ;) When I saw the text "Europe. It's Just Next Door", I couldn’t resist opening the video. And it was totally worth it! Yes, it is in facmore
See the world in two minutes and 80 clips
Shutterstock chose to promote its video collection through an interesting – and lovely – clip that takes us around the globe in under two minutes. From magnificend mountain landscapes to beautiful sea and ocean views, from the sunrise to the moonmore
Andrei turned 41. A birthday spent at home, especially for a frequent business traveller
Andrei (or Ave, as he signs his articles here) just turned 41 (on August 29th). We didn’t manage to throw a party – long story – car in the service, him always on the road, eye surgery not really successful so not a really good mood for Andreimore
Why I don’t travel very cheap
Nowadays there are solutions to go almost everywhere on this planet in an affordable way. “You are the only one who decides how you travel and where you go. There is no such thing as a much to expensive country/destination.” I hear this a lot latmore
Five not to miss attractions in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a rather small country, but it is famous across the globe for some of its attractions with wonderful sights beautful water. Located in Central America, this country has not had an army since the year 1949 and, also interesting to know,more