Elysian Fields Retreat

Spending three days in the Romanian countryside, surrounded by animals and a breath-taking view, is an ideal way to effectively reduce stress, unwind and relax, and that is precisely what we’ve done these past couple of days. Sadu is a rather small village in Sibiu County, Romania. The archaeological discoveries carried out on the territory … Continue reading Elysian Fields Retreat

On the set of Call Me by Your Name

Last month, as part of my most beloved birthday present, we went to Italy, which was the breath of fresh air I’ve been dying for. While we spent most of the time in Bergamo and Milan (posts coming soon), we went to Crema as well, and for a specific reason. Bits and pieces of Call … Continue reading On the set of Call Me by Your Name

Șoimoș Fortress – A Day Trip

Last Sunday we decided to go on a day trip to visit Șoimoș Fortress - also known as the Fortress of the Hawk-, which majestically lies high above the river Mureș. Considering how lovely the weather has been lately (although a bit windy) and with trees just about to bloom, we hopped in the car … Continue reading Șoimoș Fortress – A Day Trip

Quiet Days in Breb, Maramureș

As much as I am well aware of Romania’s beauty as I have grown up by the countryside, I still found myself in awe when we arrived last month, in July, to Breb, Maramureș. Although during the days spent in Maramureș we have visited other touristic attractions, we have wondered the village hours and hours, … Continue reading Quiet Days in Breb, Maramureș

Reminiscing About Skiathos

I’ve been to Greece once and I fell in love. The trip was focused around Paralia Katerini, Meteora and, the most popular of the Greek islands, Skiathos, of which I found myself reminiscing about lately. The small island in the Sporades Archipelago is blessed with exquisite beaches, gentle lapping waves and breathtaking natural landscapes which … Continue reading Reminiscing About Skiathos

Side Trip to Bran Castle

In September I wrote a blog post about my trip to Brașov, one of Romania’s most beautiful cities. Back then, after visiting a big part of the city, I decided it’s time for a side trip to Bran Castle. The castle is commonly known outside Romania as Dracula’s Castle, often being referred to as the … Continue reading Side Trip to Bran Castle