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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
10 must visit places in Croatia
Croatia is one of the countries you should visit while in Europe. It has many things to offer to any traveler – from exquisite beaches and islands, to hundreds of years old cities and worldwide famous parks. Let’s see a top ten best places to vismore
The Wedding Feast at Cana, the largest painting at the Louvre Museum
In the Italian painting section at the Louvre Museum you will find the largest painting in this museum’s collection. The Wedding Feast at Cana was painted between 1562-1563 by Veronese (Paolo Caliari) and covers a Biblical event: the first miracle.more
Some travel tips for Turkey
Turkey is one of the world’s oldest civilisations and home to some of the world’s most fascinating historical sites. Turkey holiday deals are perfect for those who want to enjoy the best European packages that are relatively priced. Many people amore
Berlin: The German Chancellery ends in a spectacular way
I know, I know, the title might be surprising, but so is the building. Sometimes, you know what to expect from a building or a city. You have a certain idea, you might have done some research before the trip. In other occasions though, the reality camore
Travel souvenir from Turkey: The Blue Eye, a good luck charm
There is a belief popular in many countries that different people can give the „evil eye”. This look can cause pain, injury, or bring bad luck to the person receiving it. Moreover, it is believed that people who are envy or don’t think a personmore
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