Oud Rekem – the most beautiful village in Flanders, Belgium

Oud Rekem it’s so pretty that in 2008 won the title “the most beautiful village in Flanders, Belgium”

High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia

Beautiful Landscapes from the Slovak side of the High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry), photos taken during summer and winter

Street Photography in Brussels

Each individual on the street seems to be telling a story through their hair, mimics, clothes or eyes.

When summer is TOO hot in Brussels, Belgium

Sometimes it happens that summer in Brussels goes crazy. Is super hot, I want to swim in a pool of ice!

Mechelen, a pretty city in Belgium

The Belgian architecture never stops to impress me, so Mechelen is a delight from this point of view!

Looking for a place to escape Brussels?

Lac de Genval at 25 minutes drive South-East of Brussels – great for a day-trip to escape the bustle of the city

Photos from Prague, Czech Republic

To visit Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, you might need at Least 2 full days (more, if you want to truly enjoy the city). There are so many beautiful things to see,… Continue reading

IRON GATES – beautiful border between Serbia and Romania

The Iron Gates (“Portile de Fier” in Romanian) is a Danube Gorge of around 134 km long which separates Serbia from Romania (representing the border between these two countries). To go from Romania… Continue reading

Textures in Brussels

During yesterday’s summer walk in Ixelles, Brussels, I saw different kind textures on the walls, ground and surrounding nature. It seemed like a good photography idea to try and capture all the different… Continue reading

Summer in Ixelles, Brussels

Searching for new stuff to shoot (or at least trying to see the familiar from a new perspective), I grabbed the camera and here’s what came out: De vara Eram in cautare de… Continue reading

Ballooning in Kosice, Slovakia

A beautiful birthday surprise: an one hour trip in a hot air balloon. An unique experience, a little scary in the first minutes, but serene and exciting after that. The photos are taken… Continue reading

Happy b-day

A delicious cake and decorations make a nice gift for a birthday surprise. Happy birthday, my dear! Un tort cu fructe delcios si decoratii sunt o surpriza placuta pentru o aniversare. La multi… Continue reading

Sunday market in Flagey, Brussels

Every Sunday from morning till 1 PM the Flagey Square is full of fruits, veggies, smelly cheeses and lots of flowers. It has a beautiful charm, especially if the weather is sunny and… Continue reading

Biking in Sonian Forest, Brussels

The Sonian Forest in the South of Brussels is huge, with lots of bike lanes and with excellent fresh air. Yesterday in our biking trip we took the photo-camera with us (we usually… Continue reading

Aachen, Germany

Aachen is a German city at the border with Belgium. The streets were full of people, the same the restaurants and cafes. How else on a warm, sunny day? 🙂 Aachen e un… Continue reading

Flowers in Ixelles, Brussels

Tonight’s flowers around Etangs d’Ixelles: Florile din seara asta in cartierul nostru, Ixelles 🙂 Au un aer romantic trandafirii roz, iar unii dintre ei miroseau divin.

Sunday morning at Flagey, Brussels

People at Cafe Belga, a very popular place where friends gather for drinks/ Cafeneaua Belga, un loc foarte popular unde prietenii se intalnesc la un pahar The end of Sunday Market at Flagey… Continue reading

Barbecue in Belgium

A warm, sunny day with spent in a lovely garden with wonderful people and delicious food. Belgium CAN be hot sometimes…  O zi calda si insorita petrecuta intr-o gradina frumoasa, cu mancare buna… Continue reading

Medieval Fayre in Cinquantenaire Park, Brussels

Blacksmiths, glass blowers, sword fights, food and beer, elfs, monks and other costumed characters take you back in the Middle Ages. It’s time for feast in the beautiful setup of Cinquantenaire Park in… Continue reading

Château de Jehay, Belgium

The domain and its history Château de Jehay is recognizable among all others thanks to its famous checker-board cladding, made up of thick white chalk stone bonders alternating with brown sandstone rubble stones.… Continue reading

Sea-scapade, Oostende, Belgium

Friday evening with old boots at the North Sea in Oostende, Belgium. Wind. Sun. Relaxation. 30th of May 2014.  Vineri seara, sfarsit de saptamana si o fuga la Marea Nordului in Oostende. Cizme… Continue reading

Evening in Brussels, Belgium

A beautiful May evening in the center of Brussels in between a few raindrops, happy hour at the Loft and a nice light at sunset. O plimbare intr-o seara frumoasa de Mai in… Continue reading

5 reasons why I love living in Brussels, Belgium

I live in Brussels for two and half years now, so I want to share with you the things I love the most about the life here.   1. SITTING ON GRASS You… Continue reading

Marvel in the city. Brussels, Belgium

During my strolls around Ixelles Ponds at Flagey in Brussels I often see baby ducks with their parents on the lake. Yesterday there was another beautiful surprise! A couple of white swans with… Continue reading

Cats in Brussels, Belgium

I decided to dedicate a post to…cats: Belgian cats. They often sit bored behind a window, looking outside on the street and may occasionally  extend a paw if you touch the glass. In… Continue reading

Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre means that there are 5 lands/cities in this UNESCO World Heritage site on the Italy coast. The 5 cities are: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. In one day you can… Continue reading

Porto Venere, Italy

Choosing La Spezia region instead of Milano for the last two days of our Italy trip was the best decision we could make. At 13 km from La Spezia town is Porto Venere… Continue reading

Florence, Italy

I wanted to go to Florence because it was supposed to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the capital of Italian Renaissance. Little did I know how crowded it… Continue reading

Lake Garda, Italy

Lake Garda is a popular tourist destination in Italy and is located close to Verona (15 minutes drive). The beauty of this lake is the blue color and transparency of the water (unlike… Continue reading

Tower of Pisa, Italy

We visited Lucca and Pisa in the same day. While Lucca is quiet and not too crowded, Pisa tower is visited  by thousands of people every day, of which hundreds of them struggling… Continue reading