Bardejov, Slovakia

Bardejov is a small fortified medieval town in the North-Eastern Slovakia. The Central Square used to be the town’s medieval marketplace, guarded by the Church of St Aegidius and the little Town Hall.… Continue reading

Vidraru Dam, Romania

Vidraru Dam in Romania was finished in 1966 and creates Vidraru Lake – a huge lake surrounded by still mountains and a quietness that only a grandiose place like this can provide. The… Continue reading

Capri, Italy

Capri is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. It has two main cities: Capri and Anacapri and two harbours: Marina Grande (the main port) and Marina Piccola (the little harbour). One of… Continue reading

Twists and turns at 2034 m. Transfagarasan and Balea Lake, Romania

Romania is a beautiful country that has more to offer than just legends of Dracula and Transylvania. In this post I present two sights which hopefully will make you want to pack your… Continue reading

Dracula’s birthplace in Sighisoara, Romania

Sighisoara Sighisoara is a medieval city in the heart of Transylvania, ROMANIA, where Vlad the Impaler (more known as Dracula) was born around 1431. (Vlad the Impaler – “Vlad Tepes” in Romanian –… Continue reading

Dinant, Belgium

Dinant is one of the little, pretty cities that you have to visit when in Belgium. It has a Citadel on the hill which offers a nice view over the city. I was… Continue reading

Veves Castle and Celles Village, Belgium

Castle of Veves What a lovely way to spend an warm autumn Sunday visiting this fairy tale castle: the Castle of Veves. Maybe Cinderella lived here? It surely looks like it 😉 Veves… Continue reading

Maramures, Romania

Maramures is a peaceful and quiet region located in the North-West of Romania and it’s impressive with its rural landscape. Here we find villages where century-old traditions are still part of daily life,… Continue reading

A Merry Cemetery, Romania

The Merry Cemetery from Sapanta (“Cimitirul Vesel” in Romanian) located in the Maramures region of Romania, is not boring, gray or depressing like other cemeteries that we know, but instead it has colorful… Continue reading

Optical illusion in The Hague

The Hague is the third largest city of The Netherlands (with approximate 510 000 inhabitants). The Hague is NOT the capital of The Netherlands, even though The Parliament, the Dutch Government, the Council… Continue reading

Why I don’t fancy Amsterdam

It was very crowded during my first visit in Amsterdam (the capital of The Netherlands), not being able to freely walk without hitting, touching or stepping on someone, reason for which I didn’t… Continue reading

Oostende (seaside), Belgium

Only a few days per year it’s hot and sunny enough to go catch tan at the Belgian seaside 😉 Oostende is a Belgian city at the North Sea, it has a large… Continue reading