Say you wake up one Saturday morning with no plans for the weekend (oh, the horror!). And say this happens just around the time you have been binge watching “Victoria” on HBO and you’re into some sort of royal mood, if that’s a thing. Well, if this happens and if it also happens that you live in Bucharest, maybe a trip to Sinaia is in order.read more
Hi there, visitor of this deserted blog!
It’s quite a wonder that you’ve stumbled around here. And if you didn’t, that just means that I’m talking to myself, which is not such an unexpected event, to be fair.
Winter seems to finally have passed, so I thought to make sure of this and hit it again with a Summer destination. Only that this is much more than just a destination, it’s my ultimate getaway, the place that I’ve already seen 4 times and would come back to many times more.read more
Today I have a funny little topic for you, one that if we were to look at from a very serious perspective would probably not qualify as funny. But I say we keep it nice and light and ask ourselves casually: why do we sometimes find ourselves favour and secretly admire the bad guys? Or girls, we’re not talking genders here, only types.read more
Carrying on with the trend of things I should have done a long time ago, I’m sharing today another S&C Feature, this time on Em’s World.read more
Interrupting your Winter mood – and mine, for that matter – with a full blast from the warmer past, as I’m finally getting to tell you a bit about the trip we took to Assisi somewhere in August last year. Yeah, people, I know, I know… it took me about 6 months to write this text, it’s inexcusable. But this year I set my mind to be more active here, so hopefully this will not be the case anymore. I’m just hoping that someone will actually be reading all of this, but one step at a time…read more
I’m pretty convinced that in a former life I must have been some kind of aristocrat…you know, like a donkey at a king’s castle or, if I were to really go overboard, the house cat at said castle.
Oh, that’s the life! And this is probably why I like palaces and castles and manors so much. But even without such a high rank heritage, I’m sure that I would have loved anyway the place we’re talking about today: the Mikes Castle in Zabola.
Are you the type to often obsess over a movie or a book?
Well, I must confess I am. And I also must confess that I intentionally inserted that “often” there, to discreetly (well, not so much so anymore!) imply that this is a state I found myself in more than once. Much more than once.
And this time we’re talking about a double obsession, as I’ll try to explain – and hopefully do that without any spoilers – what is it that’s so captivating about “Sharp Objects”, the TV series AND the book.
…and, just as I was typing this, I realized that DIY probably DID hurt some people, the chances of this happening are quite high. But as I am fighting the urge to change the title to satisfy my accuracy-related OCD, let me just go ahead and introduce you to the DIY...read more
If you know me, you know that one of the most predictable things about me – besides taking a trip to Italy every.single.year. – is an almost absolute preference for all things Scandinavian. Never mind the fancy restaurant, take me to IKEA and you’ll make my day😊 Just kidding… actually, take me to IKEA and order some good food on the way and that will do it.read more