My Travel & Photography Stories

These are some of the stories from my travels, experiences that I found most fascinating and places I fell in love with. Follow my journey and find inspiration to go an explore the world, as life is quite short but it can be a series of beautiful memories and unforgettable moments!

Trip to the Amalfi Coast – Swift Journey into Paradise

If you think that a day trip to the Amalfi Coast is a good idea, I may have to try and change your mind. There are so many marvels to discover and so hard to do it it in a hurry that you might end up disappointed. Having no other option, I set out from...

Trip to Naples – Unscripted Love Letter

Have you ever felt drawn to a place without knowing how and why?… It’s probably that call that travelers feel sometimes to something completely unexpected and somewhat unknown. Of course, Naples is not the farthest or the most unusual travel destination in the world, but still counts as something different. Despite its somewhat questionable reputation...

Trip to Capri – The Island of Dreams

Like a dream come alive from the imagination of the gods, a trip to Capri will unravel an unbelievable sight before your eyes. Famed for its serene and unique beauty, the island of Capri continues to capture the hearts and minds of traveler who arrive in search of atonement. As you approach the charming port...

Trip to Pompeii – Footsteps through a Tragedy

Walking along the cobbled streets of Pompeii, one can only imagine the stories that each stone could tell. There would most certainly be countless happy stories and some sad ones… But all of them would fade away before the grand tragedy that struck this amazing place in all its glory. Assaulted by thousands of tourists...

4 Days in Istanbul – Istanbul Travel Guide

Istanbul is a unique and alluring city, a fascinating destination that I have always dreamed about! The metropolis spread over two continents, eternally caught between the Occident and the Orient, has always been enveloped in an aura of mystery and magic. Istanbul is one of the largest cities in the world, with a population of...

How to get lost in Istanbul

Thousands and thousands of travelers rush by as the muezzin breaks the constant humming of the crowds with his thundering voice, calling Muslims to prayer. You sit there, in what seems to be the center of the Universe, surrounded by voices and faces, smells and colors that you’ve never seen together. Istanbul is noisy and...

Gorj – A Ruthless Memory of Wood and Stone

Hiraeth! It is a Welsh word that has no direct synonym in English and I found it online while searching for a way to express a feeling. It’s a kind of homesickness that goes beyond the usual sense. It is a kind of longing for a place that no longer exists, that you can only...

Manhattan New York – The Dazzling Jungle of Steel and Glass

Manhattan New York – If these two words were the only ones I would leave here, everyone would already have the image of the metropolis and my work would be done. It’s been almost fifteen years since I ended up in Manhattan New York, from the smallest village in Romania right in the oppressive abyss...

Thasos – The Unforgettable Island with Nothing Special

Sitting quietly at the small wooden table of the Pefka Taverna in the Golden Beach resort of Thasos, we stare at each other, not knowing what to do next.  It is past 9 in the morning and the tavern right by the beach is completely empty. Even the two young waiters are still looking sleepy...

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