5 books to keep on your bedside table

These next 5 books that I would like to present to you have stumbled into my life quite unexpectedly. Each and every one became a wondrous discovery, adding something to my daily routine that I didn’t know I needed. Hidden underneath a pile of books at my local thrift store, discovering it while researching my […]

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Inspirational Interview: Bogdan Romanica – Youth Leader

Dear friends, I am so delighted and happy to present to you the next person! :) Bogdan has done (and keeps doing!) so many wonderful things for our Romanian youths and I could not be more proud to share this interview with you all! I met Bogdan for the very first time in the Spring […]

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Inspirational Interview: Monica Hrinca – Photographer

Hello dear friends, Monica is a young photographer born in Romania who at the moment is living in Dortmund, Germany, where she is working and studying to further her degree and consolidate her photographic skills. With a keen eye for details and beauty, her passion for photography started early on and developed naturally. I met […]

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Inspirational Interview: Alexandra Matei – Human Rights Consultant

Dear Friends, Alexandra Matei is a 24 year old passionate and enthusiastic young woman with 7 years work experience in the non-profit sector. She is also a trainer and consultant on peace issues and youth leadership. She has managed to work for the Council of Europe on youth rights, set-up her own NGO and was […]

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Inspirational Interview: Rebecca Lawn – Journalist

Dear Friends, Miss Rebecca Lawn is a freelance journalist that is currently based in London, UK. She has managed to live in more than 4 countries for various periods of time, get involved (through her work and by volunteering) in important social projects, and managed to become a successful freelance journalist, all by the age […]

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Presenting: The Inspirational Interview Series

Dear Friends, During my lifetime and my travels, I have often met many wonderful people that have inspired me, through their lives and their choices, to do and be better. At first glance, they seemed simple, ordinary people, just like me and you. Nothing special about them. :) Spending time with and around them though, […]

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Austria – once more!

Hello dear friends, How was your week? Mine was super FULL but I still managed to daydream here and there and one of the moments that I always seem to go back to is my time in Austria! and because I loved living there so much, I even took a trip right before I departed […]

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Strawberry picking in Virginia

Right at the end of the strawberry picking season, we managed to hand pick some strawberries! 18 pounds to be precise! :) and after collecting them, making a strawberry fluff, a strawberry cake, some strawberry syrup, smoothies every morning for breakfast  and some strawberry jam, I can safely say now that we are all strawberried-out. :) […]

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Applewood Inn, Virginia: a Honeymoon Getaway

2 weeks ago, right after we got married, Matt and I took a little honeymoon trip and stayed in a bed and breakfast near Lexington, Virginia. We could not have chosen a better place! After many hectic and busy days, we finally took the time to relax, surrounded by peace and nature. Applewood Inn is […]

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Romanian springtime

For me, there’s few things better right now than watching spring arrive in my hometown: the place of my birth and coming into the world, the place of all my small and great departures, the place where all my dreams were born. All the familiar places and their fragrances, reignited again, all the hiding spots […]

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