Picnic inside a Bulgarian medieval fortress

Wanderlust took over me once again, so I decided to make a quick getaway for a weekend. This time I chose Bulgaria as my destination, making the trip my third visit to this country. But I must say, this was my favorite from them all. As I have a soft spot for medieval cities, I decided to see the ‘City of the Tsars’, Veliko Tarnovo. This was the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire and is one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria. Moreover, it has an incredible stronghold – Tsarevets Fortress – which I just had to see!

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Walking tour of Bucharest during Spotlight Festival

Bucharest was the very first city in the world illuminated with kerosene. This happened in 1857. Meanwhile, things changed and now, 159 years later, it’s time for high-end technology to steal the show, so let me take you on a virtual tour through Bucharest during Spotlight Festival. Watch the streets as they turned into a huge stage for incredible entertainment with light and sound. And if you like it, maybe you’ll consider experiencing it on your own next year!

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Famous sculptures of Constantin Brancusi

February 19th is declared a national holiday in Romania. This year we celebrate 140 years since the birth of one of the most influential figures for further development of modern sculpture: Constantin Brancusi. Because he was born in a small village in Romania, Hobitza, I decided to do a “treasure hunting” and find where his sculptures are located in his country of origin. The output of my research was a little surprising. Only a few cities in Romania hold his works of art. I chose two of them, Targu Jiu and Bucharest .

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8 ways to create a more effective vision board

Humans have lots of flaws. In all kind of aspects of our lives we are often slack, forgetful, lazy. We lose focus. That’s probably the main cause of failure for most people. So what I’m about to suggest not only applies for traveling purposes, but also for all the things in your life that you want to achieve. Here’s what you have to do.

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Is there a perfect time to travel?

Is there a perfect time to travel? I get asked this question a lot and the answer is no. That’s why you should take any chance you have and make the most of it. I am sure you wondered more than once how some people manage to travel a lot even if their life is similar to yours? They don’t earn more than you, don’t have more time in their hands or less obligations. Well, it’s simple. They just live everyday with a golden rule in mind: Carpe Diem!

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Ochiul Beiului Lake – wilderness and marvel

Very often we tend to travel to places that we can easily find or where we can easily get to, ignoring the fact that we can miss so many hidden treasures of the world. For those of you who are ready to get out of their comfort zone and want to see what it really means to be breathless, I have the perfect destination for you – Ochiul Beiului Lake (Romanian: Lacul Ochiul Beiului). This amazing part of the world also has other natural beauties for you, such as Beusnita Waterfall (Cascada Beusnita), The Devil’s Lake (Lacul Dracului) and Bigar Waterfall (Cascada Bigar). Continue reading “Ochiul Beiului Lake – wilderness and marvel”