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Roman coliseum in black and white - really helps dream about the old Roman magnificence.

the power of black&white

Black and white photography can be evocative, touching, even haunting. It is said that the best photographs are those that can cut all the clutter and convey a message, a story, in a minimum of elements. And reducing a photo to only shades of gray can be one way to …

the cool people on the road

One of the interesting parts of vacation – and staying at hostels, taking buses, eating at hole-in-the-wall places – is that you …

hablas Espanhol ?

New mid-year resolution: finally start to learn proper Spanish. It is clear that sooner or later I am going to come back …

giving alms to Buddhist monks, early morning in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang – Laos

For some Laos is the “real” Asia. Of course, every country is very real. From the BTS in Bangkok to the hill …

beginning of spring ?

After a long period of freezing under the snow and quietly longing for the weather in Asia, it seems we are nearing …

de casa noua

Nu, nu e (inca) vorba de mine in casa noua, desi o sa fie in curand un post si despre asta. Este …

waiting in Phnom Penh

Random thoughts and pleasant memories. Written while waiting in Phnom Penh airport – have to put free WiFi to good use, right? …

new adventures in Thailand

Now that I arrived in Chiang Mai, and am finally able to enjoy some nice-quality free WiFi I can write a bit …

time micro-management

I’m bad at it. I am leaving on Saturday and I still have no hotel reservations, no real plans, and I still …

weekend in Piatra Craiului

I have returned from a very active weekend in Piatra Craiului, and I am still nursing my wounds. I went there with …

the Nordic adventure

A long time in the making, this post tells in short the trip I took to Helsinki and Tallinn. Thanks to a …

mountain climbing in Baiului

Hey – a new post in a pretty long time. Hopefully I will return to a more ‘serious’ writing schedule. For today’s …

Motorhead @ B’estfest day 2

Yesterday was a great day at B’estfest. The first 2 big names at the festival – Motorhead and Moby – and the …

B’estfest first day

One word describes the first day at B’estfest: rain. Lots of it. Expanding a bit – rain, storm, thunderbolts and lightning, very …