Palace of Justice in Brussels, Belgium

In the hallway of the Palace of Justice in Brussels I had the same overwhelming feeling I had in St. Peter Basilica in Vatican. It can be impressive with its size and architecture.… Continue reading

Petit Sablon Garden in Brussels, Belgium

This lovely, little garden in Brussels is at few minutes walk from the Palace of Justice, across Notre-Dame Church in Sablon Place. Tulips and leafy trees / Lalele si pomi inverziti primavara in… Continue reading

Romanian Easter Food to boost your mood

In ROMANIA, Easter reunites the family for a rich and carefully prepared lunch. The main dishes are: lamb, pasca and eggs.   Easter table setup in Romania: Salads, Red Eggs, Drob and fresh… Continue reading

Why Haven’t You Visited Košice Yet?

Traveling takes time and money, so you probably prefer to choose a famous location, a big city (maybe a capital) to fly there fast and mark the check-box on your travel list. But… Continue reading

Treat yourself to coffee in Košice, Slovakia

On a lovely small street (Hrnčiarska Ulica) in the center of Košice  (the second biggest city in Slovakia) there is a breakfast place which smelled heavenly sweet from freshly baked pastries. It had… Continue reading

Culture shock in Linz, Austria

The evening I’ve spent in Linz was the first time I’ve experienced a culture shock. I’ve never seen so many pierced people, so many badly-dressed people and so many torn jeans in my… Continue reading

Napoli, Italy – Pizza, Gelato, Narrow Streets

Naples is located on the West coast of Italy, just next to Vesuvius Volcano and is one of the oldest cities in the world. Naples is famous for the pizza and ice cream… Continue reading

Barcelona, Spain

With Barcelona it was love at first sight. I don’t know if it was the warm spring weather, Gaudi’s art, the palm-trees or my birthday celebration on the beach of the Mediterranean Sea,… Continue reading

Bucharest, the Capital of Romania

Bucharest used to be nicknamed the “Little Paris” during the interwar period – the buildings were fancy and there was a Triumphal Arch. The Victory Avenue was compared to Champs-Elysees. Nowadays it’s just… Continue reading

The Village Museum, Bucharest, Romania

The Village Museum in Bucharest, Romania, is an open air museum about the traditional Romanian village life from the past and present. There are houses, churches, furniture and tools from their original locations.… Continue reading

Pastele Cailor (Horse Easter), Targoviste, Romania

Every year on the first Saturday of Lent, the Bulgarian community in Targoviste, Romania, is celebrating the Horse Easter (or Saint Theodor day), marking the end of winter and beginning of spring. The… Continue reading

Sun and architecture in Ixelles, Belgium

Ixelles (in French) or Elsene (in Dutch) is a neighborhood in Brussels, Belgium, about which I  wrote also here. Most of the buildings in Ixelles are (like in other parts parts of Brussels)… Continue reading

Spring came sooner this year – Brussels

(This post is dedicated to my mother) Under the sunshine Brussels is a beautiful city. Compared to last year’s winter when it snowed until the end of March, this winter in Brussels was… Continue reading

The Sphinx, Romania

The Sphinx is a natural rock formation at 2216 meters of altitude in the Bucegi Mountains in Romania. It’s 8 meters high and from a certain angle, the Sphinx resembles a human head,… Continue reading

Monschau, Germany

Monschau is a very small town and resort in the western Germany, at the border with Belgium. The historic center of Monschau is well preserved, with half-timbered houses and narrow cobbled streets, looking… Continue reading