Valençay Castle on Loire Valley, France

Château de Valençay It’s one of the most beautiful châteaux of the Loire Valley and from what I noticed, also one of the most underrated. There weren’t many visitors; the traveling agencies and… Continue reading

Lost in fog. Cinquantenaire Park in Brussels, Belgium

It’s been a very dense fog a couple of nights ago in Brussels. The shooting took place in Cinquantenaire Park (I really have to mention the location otherwise you’ll never guess where it… Continue reading

Hasselt, Belgium

Hasselt is a small city in the Flemish region of Belgium, with a population of around 71500 inhabitants. It’s a city taken out from a fairy-tale and the big St. Quentin’s Cathedral is lit… Continue reading

Chenonceau Castle on Loire Valley, France

Among many other beautiful castles on Loire Valley in France, Chateau de Chenonceau is well worth a visit. Built around the 13th century on the river Cher (a left tributary of the river… Continue reading

My hometown – Targoviste, Romania.

What to see in Targoviste? 1. THE ROYAL COURT WITH CHINDIA TOWER The Royal Court and Chindia Tower, the symbol of Targoviste Targoviste is a city full of history. It used to be… Continue reading

On the moon? Mud Volcanoes in Buzau, Romania

Am I on the moon? I am not crazy, I promise. It’s just that for a second there I thought I was teleported on the moon. What am I talking about? An interesting… Continue reading

A stunning castle in Romania: Peles Castle

Peles Castle Built in Neo-Renaissance architecture at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains, in Prahova Valley, in the town of Sinaia, Romania, Peles Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in the… Continue reading

Zadar, Croatia

I had no idea how beautiful Croatia is, until I went there in July 2013. The sea is blue, clean and gorgeous (great for spending a nice vacation being lazy in the sun).… Continue reading

Split, Croatia

Split is the second largest city in Croatia, situated in Central Dalmatia on the Eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea and is one of the oldest cities in the area (The Diocletian Palace… Continue reading

Seneffe Castle, Belgium

It became a habit that every weekend I go discover Belgium’s marvels: palaces, castles or ruins. Now, in autumn, it’s even more beautiful! Seneffe castle was my choice for this beautiful late October… Continue reading

Turquoise Plitvice Lakes in Croatia

It was an unbearable heat in between the emerald green and turquoise waters. The only moment of chill was next to a big waterfall. The line at the entrance of the park was… Continue reading

Grand Canyon, USA

Going to Grand Canyon, Arizona, was on my “to do” list since forever.  And I had this lovely chance during the  “Work and travel USA” program for students from Europe. It was a… Continue reading

Chambord Castle on Loire Valley, France

It’s the largest castle on the Loire Valley and, in my opinion, the most beautiful as well! Château de Chambord, in France, is a fairytale come true! Built in French Renaissance architecture, the… Continue reading

The Lavaux-Sainte-Anne Castle, Belgium

The  Lavaux-Sainte-Anne Castle (Château de Lavaux-Sainte-Anne), located in Belgium, was erected around 1450 and it has a moat, a drawbridge and massive round towers. Later, around the year 1630, the Baron Jacques Reynard de… Continue reading

Raluca – in Targoviste

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Modave Castle, Belgium

In Belgium there are many castles. This post is about Modave Castle, located in Liege Province in Belgium. The Modave Castle was built in middle ages, but was partly demolished and then restored… Continue reading

Rochehaut, Belgium

Belgium’s countryside never stops to enchant me! Rochehaut is a small tourist attraction in Ardennes, Belgium, with hills, valleys and forests. You can go hike through the woods and breathe some fresh air… Continue reading

La Hulpe Castle, Belgium

The beautiful “La Hulpe Castle” is located in the south of Brussels, Belgium, at approximate 20 minutes drive from Brussels. The castle is situated on the Domaine Solvay: a huge park with lakes,… Continue reading

Positano, Italy

Positano is a small, picturesque town on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. There are colored houses built on the rocky mountain and splendid views of the blue Tyrrhenian Sea. There are also hundreds… Continue reading

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