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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Geneva, Switzerland – quick stop

Last year in November, I was invited to participate at a European Seminar on Youth Policies and post EVS opportunities within the framework of Youth in Action programme. The seminar was held in a small city in Provence called St. Cyr sur Mer. And…. I decided to take the train to get there! :) In […]

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Marie Madeleine Gautier’s Women

In today’s media, where women are captured having mostly standard sizes, shapes and if possible, the same type and hair color, Marie’s sculptures are a breath of fresh air! they are candid, joyful, honest and above all, liberating. I got introduced to her work in Venice, Italy, in 2007. I was visiting an obscure art […]

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Autumn in Poland

Some of the best trips I ever took were the ones I least expected to take, and knew very little about beforehand. Visiting Poland was such one trip. I was invited to participate at a European Conference, part of my work in the European Voluntary Service, a conference that gathered volunteers from all of the […]

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View from St Michael’s Church in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

View over Cluj-Napoca (Iuliu Maniu /”The Mirror Street “- all the buildings have the same shape and size on both sides of the street) from inside St. Michael’s Church. Cluj-Napoca, Romania. August, 2011

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Salzburg, Austria – sneak peek

Salzburg, Austria. June, 2011 Last weekend, I took a short trip to Salzburg and I just couldn’t get enough! the scenery, the quaint houses, the Salz river with its incredibly sea-like green color, the multitude of couples – all ages! holding hands and smiling, charming little churches and monasteries, and overall the positive vibes I […]

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