Nature and fairy tales, dreaming of Finland

August 25, 2014
Europe

While I’ve always spent my school holidays on the beach (clear legacy of my Sardinian origins), recently I’ve been finding myself always more often craving greenery and wilderness, and this is probably why I’m so thrilled to be heading to Finland on two days from now to explore its fascinating nature with the guidance, support and precious insight of locals with Visit Finland. Finland, and the rest of the Scandinavian countries, have always …Read the Rest

Stepping back in medieval Europe between Brasov and Rasnov

Stepping back in medieval Europe between Brasov and Rasnov
August 16, 2014
Europe

After enjoying the beauty of, and soaking in, the clean nature of the Prahova Valley, the following stop of our …Read the Rest

Photo Gallery – Beauty and luxury at the eerie Peles Castle

Photo Gallery – Beauty and luxury at the eerie Peles Castle
August 12, 2014
Europe

As promised in my previous post, here I’m publishing a photo gallery of beautiful Peles Castle, one of the main …Read the Rest

Soaking in nature, royalty and spirituality in Romania’s Prahova county

Soaking in nature, royalty and spirituality in Romania’s Prahova county
August 10, 2014
Europe

Picture yourself wandering around half-empty roads framed by slightly gothic with medieval features houses somehow resembling to gnomes’ residences and where …Read the Rest

Colors and tradition, a photo journey around Dimitrie Ghica Park in Sinaia

Colors and tradition, a photo journey around Dimitrie Ghica Park in Sinaia
August 5, 2014
Romania

After devoting a post to Sinaia’s pretty architecture, I thought it was only fair to show you also its green part, …Read the Rest

The typical architecture of charming Sinaia

The typical architecture of charming Sinaia
July 29, 2014
Europe

The first stop of my recent (and almost finished) Romania trip was the lovely town of Sinaia, nestled in the Prahova …Read the Rest

Delicacies from a traditional Sardinian meal

Delicacies from a traditional Sardinian meal
July 17, 2014
Europe

Now in July, just for a little summer break from Rome’s hustle and bustle, I came up with the bright idea …Read the Rest

Firouz Sherbat cafe, hidden gem in Isfahan’s Armenian district

Firouz Sherbat cafe, hidden gem in Isfahan’s Armenian district
July 11, 2014
Iran

When you travel, some of the most memorable moments are the unplanned ones, and this is precisely what happened when …Read the Rest

Tabriz Bazaar, Iran’s oldest market – a photo journey

Tabriz Bazaar, Iran’s oldest market – a photo journey
July 7, 2014
Iran

I have written about Tabriz Bazaar already in two posts, in the one about the best things to do in …Read the Rest

Things to do in Tabriz, the City of Firsts

Things to do in Tabriz, the City of Firsts
July 5, 2014
Iran

Known as the “city of firsts”, Tabriz is the capital of Iranian northern province of East Azerbaijan and hometown of …Read the Rest

The world in a door, nuances of Iran

The world in a door, nuances of Iran
June 27, 2014
Iran

It’s a tradition that belongs to a not-so-remote past, and while now it’s not in use anymore, the traces it …Read the Rest

10 places that will make you discover real Sardinia

10 places that will make you discover real Sardinia
June 23, 2014
Europe

It’s that time of the year again. Which time, you might wonder. Well, the beach season is approaching and many of …Read the Rest

A peek into my travel writing life

A peek into my travel writing life
June 20, 2014
Uncategorized

I’m not very big on blog hops, but when Rosalind Cummings-Yeates nominated me I was both excited because she’s one …Read the Rest

Pearls of travel wisdom from Shirazi poet Saadi

Pearls of travel wisdom from Shirazi poet Saadi
June 18, 2014
Iran

“A traveller without observation is a bird without wings” Saadi Shirazi, Iranian poet. Being this one of my favorite travel …Read the Rest

Lights and shadows, a psychedelic journey inside Nasir al-Mulk mosque in Shiraz – The interior

Lights and shadows, a psychedelic journey inside Nasir al-Mulk mosque in Shiraz – The interior
June 12, 2014
Iran

My previous post focused on the exterior of beautiful Nasir al-Mulk mosque in Shiraz, and, as promised, here I am …Read the Rest

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